3 edition of British Museum Reading Room - notes for readers [and] Supplement. found in the catalog.
British Museum Reading Room - notes for readers [and] Supplement.
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June 3 – The supposed climax of Max Beerbohm's short story "Enoch Soames" occurs at the old British Museum Reading Room in London. June 26 – J. Rowling 's first Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, is published in London by Bloomsbury Publishing.
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Readers of her latest work will certainly not be disappointed. It is the most complete introduction to the subject ever produced. It covers description of the economic organisation of the arts with graphic examples ranging from the one-person business of the individual artist to giant enterprises such as the British Museum/5(5).
- Mary Beard, Classics Using the British Museum's Bassae room and the Temple of Bassae as a framework, Reading this ten-chapter book, I think, is an inspiring introduction to the term “classics” itself as regards the meaning, scope, application, etc. in which few could know and understand thoroughly.
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book in the Synopsis of the Contents of the British Museum (London, ), pp. where they are misleadingly described as having 'belonged to the old Cottonian Library'.
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Some of these are available online and others in our reading room. We are gradually transferring the contents of the older catalogues into our online catalogue Explore the British Library. Until the recataloguing is complete, however, readers will need to consult the catalogues below to find detailed descriptions of our Arabic manuscript holdings.
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An entry for 30 August on the same page (fol. 29) states that “Mr Thorkelin desires to present to the Museum the following Books, of which he is the Editor, Diplomatarium Arna-Magnæanum & - 2 vols Qu[art.
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War section explores Overall, a great introduction to ancient Greece for younger students. languages, and history.
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