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The New York Library"s books of the century

by Elizabeth Diefendorf

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Documents an exhibition created to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the New York Public Library in 1995, profiling books that had a significant influence, consequence, or resonance during the library"s first century. Lists over 150 titles, grouped within eleven categories.

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Diefendorf, editor ; illustrations by Diana Bryan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ5579.6 .N49 1997 CB425
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24403443M
ISBN 100195117905
ISBN 109780195117905
LC Control Number2011276319
OCLC/WorldCa222310921

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