- 1058 pages
- A Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum in the Years 1880-1885
- G K Fortescue
- 01 December 2017 G K Fortescue
Excerpt From A Subject Index Of The Modern Works Added To The Library Of The British Museum In The Years 1880 1885The Index Is, Of Course, Designed To Supplement, Not In Any Way To Supersede, The General Catalogue Consequently No Personal Names Will Be Found Among The Headings, Nor Has The Heading Bible, Which Would Have Been One Of The Largest And Most Important Entries In The Work, Been Reproduced From The General Catalogue Novels, Tales, Plays And Poems Have Also Been Omitted.A Few Words Of Explanation Are Necessary As To The General System Of Arrangement Which Has Been Followed Throughout The Work The Headings And Subheadings Are In Strictly Alphabetical Order Precedence Being Given Under Each To The Larger Or Important Works, And All Books Being As Far As Possible Grouped Together According To Their Language In The Following Order English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Spanish And Portuguese There Are, However, Some Deviations From This System Of Arrangement For Example, In The History Of Each Country The Titles Follow Each Other In Chronological Sequence, Irrespective Of Language.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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.