British Library

Hospitals, towns and the professions

Obrazy
Autor
ed. by Nigel Ramsay and James M. W. Willoughby
Miejsce wydania
London
Wydawca
Rok wydania
2009
Lokalizacja
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Prefatory Note . . vi
Acknowledgements . . vii
Table of Catalogues, Lists, and Other Documents . . ix
Editorial Notes . . xiv
List of Plates . . xvi
List of Abbreviations . . xvii

INTRODUCTION . . xxix
THE PLATES . . 11
THE CATALOGUES

INDEX I Indexes of Incipits and Second Folios . . 483
INDEX II Indexes of Manuscripts . . 492
INDEX III Indexes of Printed Books . . 504
INDEX IV Index of Authors . . 510
INDEX V Index of Anonymous Works . . 523
INDEX VI Index of Donors and Former Owners . . 538
INDEX VII General Index . . 541

Seria
(Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues ; 14)

The Hereford world map : medieval world maps and their context

Obrazy
Autor
ed. by P. D. A. Harvey
Miejsce wydania
London
Wydawca
Rok wydania
2006
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Illustrations . . vii
Abbreviations . . xi
Contributors . . xiii
Foreword . . xvii

The Hereford map: context and history . . 1
The Hereford map examined . . 95
The Hereford map: contents . . 137
Mappaemundi: background and influences . . 209
Mappaemundi: what we see . . 305
The world in the later Middle Ages . . 389
The Hereford map: an interpretation for today . . 415

Indexes . . 423

Inventing the 20th century : 100 inventions that Shaped the World

Obrazy
Autor
Stephen van Dulken ; with an introd. by Andrew Phillips
Miejsce wydania
London
Wydawca
Rok wydania
2000
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Author's Preface by Stephen van Dulken . . vii
Acknowledgements . . ix
Introduction . . 1

PATENTS
1900-1909 . . 16
1910-1919 . . 38
1920-1929 . . 60
1930-1939 . . 82
1940-1949 . . 104
1950-1959 . . 126
1960-1969 . . 148
1970-1979 . . 170
1980-1989 . . 192
1990-1999 . . 214

Further Reading . . 239
Index . . 243

Trading Places : the East India Company and Asia 1600 - 1834

Obrazy
Autor
Anthony Farrington
Miejsce wydania
London
Wydawca
Rok wydania
2002
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Sponsor's Foreword . . 7
Maps . . 8
The Beginning . . 10
The Ships . . 20
Bantam and the Wider World . . 34
Spices and the Dutch . . 48
India and Textiles . . 54
Factors and Factories . . 72
The Breakthrough to China . . 80
From Trade to Empire . . 98
Asia in Britain . . 108
Epilogue . . 126
Futher Reading . . 127
Index . . 128

The repair of cloth bindings : a manual

Obrazy
Autor
Arthur W. Johnson
Miejsce wydania
London
Wydawca
Rok wydania
2002
Spis treści

Introduction 1
Notes for the Bookbinder 7
Checking and Collating 7
Equipment 8
Paper 9
Cloth 10
Boards 10
Sundries 11
Retouching 13
Chemicals 14
Paper that will cause problems 14
Cleaning by dry and wet processes 15
Sizing 17
Water stains 19
Solvent cleaning 20
Bleaching 21
Fungal spores 21
Foxing 22
Insects 22
Practical repairs 24
Dust on the head 25
Dog ears 26
Failure of an Adhesive 27
Scuffed and missing cloth 27
Damaged corners 30
Stained cloth 32
Paper repair 35
A torn leaf 36
Missing fragments 37
Reinforcing the edges of leaves 37
Illustrations 39
Guarding sections 42
Missing leaves and facsimiles 45
Maps and Diagrams 47
Joining sections together 48
Standard repairs 51
Practical Work 52
Preparation of boards 54
Preparation of endpapers 55
Endpapers 59
The replacement endpaper joint 59
Sewing through the joint 63
Broken spines 64
Linings and Stiffeners 65
Headbands 67
Reinforcing and linings 67
The Stiffener 70
Hollow backs 71
Procedure for case making 74
Alternative procedure for case making 77
Problems 79
Rorming the stiffener 81
A simple reback 81
Book or dust jackets 84
Slipcases 85
Alternative Cloth Cased Binding 87
Large volumes 89
The Caoutchouc Method 92
The Lumbeck Process 92
Library style in cloth 96
Casing in 98
Replacing the spine 101
Finishing 102
Sources of supply 107
Recommended reading 111
Index 113

Magna Carta : manuscripts and myths

Obrazy
Autor
Claire Breay
Miejsce wydania
London
Wydawca
Rok wydania
2002
Lokalizacja
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Chronology . . 6
Introduction . . 7
King John at War . . 8
The Feudal King . . 12
King John and the Church . . 18
The Road to Runnymede . . 22
What Was in Magna Carta? . . 28
The Documents . . 34
Magna Carta after June 1215 . . 40
The Text of Magna Carta . . 49
Further Reading . . 55
Index . . 56