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BY ASSISTANT Recorder NINA E. BROWNE, Librarian of Library BUREAU, BOSTON.
Columbia College L., N. Y. City.
Sub-librarians and assistants II
Library Bureau, booksellers,
Deduct those counted in two classes
BY POSITION AND SEX.
R. I...... Conn..... N. Y........
8 Gulf States
8 Lake States
8 Mountain States
8 Pacific States
Men. Women. Total.
BY GEOGRAPHICAL SECTIONS.
8 of the 9 No. Atlantic States sent..
So. Atlantic States
N. H. State L., Concord.
P. L., Dover.
Norman Williams P. L., Woodstock.
P. L., Brockton.
P. L., Pawtucket.
P. L., New London.
Pequot L., Southport.
Pratt Institute L., Brooklyn.
Union for Christian Work, Brooklyn.
Subscribers are requested to notify us at once whether they wish to receive the work in parts, or not until completed.
PART I: Including LIST OF PUBLISHERS, and AUTHORAND-TITLE ALPHABET, A-H.
The present issue of THE AMERICAN CAtalogue covers the period July 1, 1890, to June 30, 1895. It will be in two divisions, of which the first contains the author-and-title alphabet, and the second the subject alphabet, lists of government and state publications, publications of societies, books in series, etc. It will be deliv ered, if desired, in parts as ready; such parts may be returned, when the work is completed, to be bound.
Price, $12.50 in sheets; and $15 in half morocco binding. ($10 in sheets; $12.50 in half morocco, to subscribers paying in advance of publication.) The edition is 1250 copies only, and there will be no reissue.
"Without question the most perfect trade bibliography with which we are acquainted."-London Bookseller.
THE AMERICAN CATALOGUE,
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The Last 1895 Talk to Librarians.
E have had one year's schooling and experience in Indexing, but have not graduated by any means. What we don't know on the subject, if printed in pamphlets and bound in volumes of average size in the RUDOLPH PAMPHLET BINDERS, would make a fair start for a moderate-size library.
Speaking of this Binder invention reminds us that THE LIBRARY JOURNAL has either a very large circulation, or else about everybody who takes it read the second page of cover last month. Better still, many of those who read accepted our offer and are sampling the Binder. Changing the subject slightly, the
RUDOLPH REVOLVING INDEXER
is winning its way into popular favor, not only in libraries, but in other lines we had not thought of. To illustrate we have recently supplied four complete Indexers to newspaper offices. "What for?" To keep an index of the contents of their papers, their advertising cuts, and also of their collections of pictures of eminent men and women. Doubtless this will in time include a long list of librarians who are using either the RUDOLPH REVOLVING INDEXERS, the RUDOLPH INDEXER BOOKS, or the RUDOLPH PAMPHLet Binder, or all three.
Seriously, we are delighted with the success of all these inventions and their reception by progressive librarians.
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