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That noble cabinet; a history of the British Museum. Foreword by Sir John Wolfenden.


Athens, Ohio University Press [1974] .
ISBN 9780821401392, 0821401394

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Subjects British Museum -- History.
British Museum.
Description 400 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 372-385).
Contents The beginnings -- The foundation -- The early years, 1759-1799 -- A time of growth and change -- A new era begins -- The making of a national library, 1837-1847 -- Danger from every side -- The Department of Antiquities, 1820-1860 -- The natural history collections, 1812-1880 -- The quiet years : consolidation and retrenchment -- The library departments, 1856-1909 -- The departments of antiquities, 1860-1914 -- Two world wars and after -- Epilogue: The British Library.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3640843
(OCoLC)ocm03640843
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WorldCat Identities Miller, Edward.
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