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The Resource The card catalog : books, cards, and literary treasures, the Library of Congress ; foreword by Carla Hayden

The card catalog : books, cards, and literary treasures, the Library of Congress ; foreword by Carla Hayden

Label
The card catalog : books, cards, and literary treasures
Title
The card catalog
Title remainder
books, cards, and literary treasures
Statement of responsibility
the Library of Congress ; foreword by Carla Hayden
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books. Featuring more than 200 full-color images of original catalog cards, first edition book covers, and photographs from the library's magnificent archives, this collection is a visual celebration of the rarely seen treasures in one of the world's most famous libraries and the brilliant catalog system that has kept it organized for hundreds of years. Packed with engaging facts on literary classics — from Ulysses to The Cat in the Hat to Shakespeare's First Folio to The Catcher in the Rye — this package is an ode to the enduring magic and importance of books
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
025.3/13
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z733.U6
LC item number
C36 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Library of Congress
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress
  • Card catalogs
  • Catalog cards
  • Library catalogs
  • Cataloging
  • Classification
  • Card catalogs
  • Catalog cards
  • Cataloging
  • Classification
  • United States
Label
The card catalog : books, cards, and literary treasures, the Library of Congress ; foreword by Carla Hayden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of the card catalog -- The enlightened catalog -- Constructing a catalog -- The nation's library and catalog -- The rise and fall of the card catalog
Control code
1717414
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781452145402
Lccn
2016017476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1717414
  • (Sirsi) 1717414
  • (OCoLC)953599088
Label
The card catalog : books, cards, and literary treasures, the Library of Congress ; foreword by Carla Hayden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of the card catalog -- The enlightened catalog -- Constructing a catalog -- The nation's library and catalog -- The rise and fall of the card catalog
Control code
1717414
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781452145402
Lccn
2016017476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1717414
  • (Sirsi) 1717414
  • (OCoLC)953599088

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