Essays in librarianship and bibliography/Index

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Abbas the Great, Shah of Persia, wishes to introduce printing into Persia, 119

Africa, question as to first introduction of printing into, 123

Aldrich, Stephen J., of the British Museum, an authority on incunabula, 208

Ancina, Bishop, his integrity, 169

Antequera Castro, Joseph, author of a book printed in Paraguay, 133


Baber, Rev. H. H., his Museum catalogue, 85; his plan for an improved catalogue, 90

Bailey, J. B., on subject indexes to scientific periodicals, 225

Beresford, General, prints proclamations in Buenos Ayres, 136

Bethnal Green Library, its contrivance for the accommodation of books, the prototype of the British Museum sliding-press, 267

Bible, the foundation of the system of classifiation adopted at the British Museum, 212

Blades, William, his "Enemies of Books," 283-287

Bond, Sir Edward Augustus, K. C. B., Principal Librarian of the British Museum, his services to the British Museum Printed Catalogue, 15; his negotiations with the Treasury, 65. 73. 94; memoir of, 335~339

Bonifacius, Joannes, author of the first book printed by Europeans in China, 121

Bradshaw, Henry, 209

British Museum Catalogue, how far a model for other catalogues, 7


Canevarius, Antonius, collector of books and amateur of bindings, 164-166

Carlisle, Nicholas, 312

Gary, Rev. Henry, 295

Classed indexes to Museum Catalogue, how to be made, 106

Classification of Books on the shelves of the British Museum, Library, 211

Clemente Patavino, early Italian printer, 201

Cole, Sir Henry, 84, 109

Collins, C. H., Esq., of Edgbaston, advocates a classified index of scientific papers, 22

Colophons of the early printers, 197-209

Cordier, M. Henri, Chinese bibliographer, 121

Crestadoro, Mr., advocates dictionary catalogues, 46

Cutter, C. W., his report on catalogues, 46; his cataloguing rules, 48


Dewey, Melvil, on the decimal system of classification, 80

Douglas, Professor R. K., Keeper of Oriental Books and MSS., his catalogue of the Museum collection of maps, 15; supervises catalogue of accession titles, 74

Duarte y Quiros, founder of a college at Cordova, La Plata, 134

Dury, John, 175-190, passim


Edwards, Edward, 320

Electric Light in British Museum, 253, 254

Ellis, Sir Henry, his Museum catalogue, 85

Ewart, William, M.P., founder of free public libraries in Great Britain and Ireland, 36


Fire, protection of libraries against, 258-261 Fortescue, G. W., Keeper of Printed Books, his subject indexes to British Museum catalogue, 10 Foscolo, Ugo, 289


Gallus, Udalricus, early Italian printer, 203

Garcia da Horta, author of the second book printed by Europeans in India, 118

Grand, G. F., author of the first book printed in South Africa, 125 Grenville, Right Hon. Thomas, 292,


Heidelberg Library, pillaged and partly restored, 187, 188

Hervey, Lord, and Conyers Middleton, 191-193

Home, Rev. T. H., his project for a classed catalogue, 89

Howe, William, bushranger, book relating to him the first printed in Australasia, 125


Jenner, Henry, assistant in the Library of the British Museum, his share in the introduction of the sliding-press, 267; rewarded by the Treasury, 268

Johnstone, Mr., procures Mr. Winter Jones an appointment in the British Museum, 313

Jones, Giles, author of "Goody Two Shoes," 305

Jones, John Winter, Principal Librarian of British Museum, memoir of, 304-324


Labbe, Father, his travels in La Plata, 130

Leao, Caspar de, Archbishop of Goa, author of the first book printed by Europeans in India, 117, 118

Lignamine, Joannes Philippus de, early Italian printer, 153


Macedo, Antonio, his Theses rhetoricæ, 123

Mayhew, Henry M., assistant in library of the British Museum, his invention of the pivot-press, 272

Mazarin, Cardinal, formation of his first library, 166

Medina, Senor Jose T., on first European printing in China, 120; on South American bibliography, 128- 140, passim

Middleton, Conyers, delay in publication of his "Life of Cicero," 190-195

Murray, Dr., his great English Dictionary, 20


Naudé, Gabriel, collects books for Cardinal Mazarin, 166-168

Newton, Sir Charles, K. C. B., favours printing Museum catalogue, 94

Nicholson, E. W. B., Bodley's Librarian, founder of the Library Association of the United Kingdom, 3, 37

Nicius, Erythrasus, 162-173, passim


Oddi, Muzio, his ingenuity, 171


Panizzi, Sir Anthony, K. C. B., Principal Librarian of the British Museum, his services to the British Museum, 35, 36; undertakes printing of Museum catalogue, 69, 90-92; memoir of 288-303 Paper, fine, manufacture of, in England, 191-196

Peranda, Cardinal, 171

Photography, advantages of its introduction as an official department of the British Museum, 16, 17; 85,86; 234-252

Podianus, Prosper, a mighty book-hunter, 168-170

Pollard, Alfred William, on the title-page, 198

Poole's Index to Periodicals, 9


Ribeiro dos Sanctos, Portuguese bibliographer, 118

Roscoe, William, 290

Ruiz de Montoya, Antonio, author of books printed in Paraguay, 133

Rye, William Brenchley, Keeper of Printed Books, his services to the classification of the Museum Library, 211

Rylands, Mrs., her public spirit, 25


Sande, Eduardus de, author of the second book printed by Europeans in China, 120

Sainsbury, William Noel, his calendar of the papers of the East India Company, 119

Satow, Sir Ernest Mason, K.C.B., on printing in Japan, 121, 122

Scientific Papers, subject indexes to, 225-233

Serrano, Father Jose, his translation of Father Nieremberg into Guarani, the first book printed in Paraguay, 131, 132

Sliding-Press, the, at the British Museum, 262-271

Sparrow, Mr., locksmith at the British Museum, 267, 271

Spira, the brothers, early printers at Venice, 149, 203, 205

Stevens, Henry, of Vermont, his paper on Photo-Bibliography, 16, 239; memoir of, 325-334

Sweynheym and Pannartz, early printers at Rome, 143, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152


Telautographic writing telegraph, 256

Telegraph, writing, advantage of introduction of, into Reading Room of British Museum, 254, 257

Thompson, Sir E. M., K.C.B., on use of blotting paper in the Middle Ages.


Universal Catalogue projected by Sir Henry Cole, 83, 84, 109-114


Venetian book-trade, 153, 156

Vera, Juan de, first printer in the Philippines, 122

Virgo, Mr., his ingenuity, 266, 279


Watts, Thomas, Keeper of Printed Books, British Museum, advocated printing the catalogue in 1855, 15; founder of the system of classification followed at the British Museum, 211

Whitelock, General, prints proclamations in Monte Video, 137

Wolfenbuttel Library, 189


Yapuguai, Nicolas, author of books printed in Paraguay, 133


Zaehnsdorf, Mr., bookbinder, his device for the protection of books against fire, 259-261


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