Nine Reports on the Establishment (1851-2) and Working (During the Five Years, 1852-7) of the First Free Library Founded Under "Ewart's ACT"

Nine Reports on the Establishment (1851-2) and Working (During the Five Years, 1852-7) of the First Free Library Founded Under "Ewart's ACT"

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...during ths last four years. (5) Sale of the Catalogue of the Lending Department. The sale of the printed Catalogue of the Lending Department during the year ha: been as follows: --The total sale, since the publication of the Catalogue, is, of complete copies, 1,137; and of copies of the various sections, 1,586; and the total produce of such sale, 56. 18s. 2d. (6) News Boom. Until nearly the close of the year now reported on, the News Room has been mainly dependent, as heretofore, on voluntary contributions for its supply. The Times and The Daily News have been presented by Alderman Sir John Potter; The Economist, by Nicholas Heald, Esq.; The Nonconformist, by Messrs. G. and R. Holt; The Watchman, The Wesleyan Methodist Magazine, The Christian Treasury, and The Christian Miscellany (together with the London Quarterly Review), by Mr. Councillor Parnell. Newspapers have also been occasionally received from John Leigh, Esq., Mr. R. Martin, and Dr. J. W. Hudson. The respective Editors or Proprietors of the following newspapers have also continued regularly to contribute copies of each publication: --The Manchester Guardian (two copies); The Manchester Courier (two copies); The Manchester Examiner and Times (two copies); The Manchester Weekly Advertiser (two copies). The Manchester Spectator; The Midland Counties Herald; The Old Church Porch; The Church of the People; The Inquirer; The Herald of Peace; The Alliance (two copies); and The Stockport News. The following papers and periodical pamphlets are presented anonymously: --The British Workman; The Bond of Brotherhood; The Illustrated Magazine; The Penny Post; The Band of Hope Review; The Montreal Gazette; and The American Railway Times. I.--List Of The Principal Donations Received During The..show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236532635
  • 9781236532633