Library School Bulletin, Volume 4, Issues 31-40

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Page 77 - The best books ; a reader's guide to the choice of the best available books (about 100,000) in every department of science, art and literature, with the dates of the first and last editions, and the price, size and publisher's name (both English and American) of each book ; a contribution towards systematic bibliography, by William Swan Sonnenschein.
Page 46 - Bibliotheca Spenceriana ; or a Descriptive Catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, and of many valuable first editions in the library of George John, Earl Spencer, KG ac.&c.&c.
Page 11 - Now that is the wisdom of a man, in every instance of his labor, to hitch his wagon to a star, and see his chore done by the gods themselves. That is the way we are strong, by borrowing the might of the elements. The forces of steam, gravity, galvanism, light, magnets, wind, fire, serve us day by day, and cost us nothing.
Page 18 - WH Study of forestry in the United States and Forestry in the United States, Study of; by WH Wetmore not Forestry in the United States, Study of; by Wetmore, WH Do not try to condense all the text information in the modification; even if possible, the reader naturally expects to find more in the text, and is misled. Some indexers seem to be of opinion that proper names are the most important items in an index, and while carefully including all these, they omit facts and opinions of much greater importance....
Page 11 - I admire still more than the saw-mill the skill which, on the sea-shore, makes the tides drive the wheels and grind corn, and which thus engages the assistance of the moon, like a hired hand, to grind, and wind, and pump, and saw, and split stone, and roll iron. Now that is the wisdom of a man, in every instance of his labour, to hitch his wagon to a star, and see his chore done by the gods themselves.
Page 57 - Opinion on establishing courts of justice in New York colony for Mr Smith's opinion humbly offered to the general assembly of the colony of New York on the 7th of June 1734 at their request, occasioned by sundry petitions of the city of New York, Westchester county and Queens county praying an establishment of courts of justice within the said colony by act of the legislature.
Page 110 - Model houses for little money," by WL Price, and " Inside of 100 homes,
Page 23 - Plan: The representation of anything drawn on a plane, as a map or chart ; specifically, the representation of a building or other structure in horizontal section, as it stands or is intended to stand on the ground, showing its extent and the division and distribution of its area into apartments, rooms, passages etc. or its method of construction and the relation of its parts. Plate: A full page illustration usually printed on special (heavy) paper, one side of the leaf being blank. Plates are not...
Page 1 - SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith and to recommend for publication as Bulletin No. 219 of the series of this Bureau the accompanying manuscript, entitled "American Medicinal Leaves and Herbs.

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