On the Adoption of the Public Libraries and News Rooms ACT, 1855, for the City of London

On the Adoption of the Public Libraries and News Rooms ACT, 1855, for the City of London : A Paper Read at the Social Science Congress, Before the Right Hon. Henry Lord Brougham, F. R. S (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from On the Adoption of the Public Libraries and News Rooms Act, 1855, for the City of London: A Paper Read at the Social Science Congress, Before the Right Hon. Henry Lord Brougham, F. R. S M. Fie e (for Feilde) A Library for the City of It was no such thing. It was, On the adoption of the Public Libraries and News Rooms Act, 1855, for the Cm or Losnos. The Congress was sitting in the very heart of the City - in the Guildhall - and certainly no other pa r was discussed that so peculiarly deserved to be honourably mention or which possessed a tithe of the interest attaching to mine. Yet, out of the twelve that were read, my fpa was set down the eleventh on the list. It is really too bad that rebel: essays on Amusements, and Flower Shows should have had the recedeuce of a paper so intimately connected with the welfare of the ity of London, and which obtained the warm approval of the venerable President. It is not my wish to dispute the rare abilit of Miss Isa Craig, nor can I feel surprised that a lady should exhi it a feminine reference for what is transitory and sensational to what is more bene cial and enduring. Still, I must demur to the (finesse elk News; paper for upwards of six months, when saw a. Test eras 8w? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 109g
  • Forgotten Books
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  • 0243030487
  • 9780243030484