Proceedings of the Trustees of the Newberry Library

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Page 23 - Holbein, in the Collection of His Majesty, for the Portraits of Illustrious Persons of the Court of Henry VIII, with Biographical Tracts.
Page 39 - Divi Britannici, being a Remark upon the Lives of all the Kings of this Isle, from the year of the world 2855, unto the year of grace 1660, fol.
Page 5 - An act to encourage and promote the establishment of free public libraries,
Page 12 - And I do hereby authorize and empower my said trustees to establish such library, on such foundation, under such rules and regulations for the government thereof, appropriate such portion of the property set apart for such library to the erection of proper buildings and furnishing the same, and such portion to the purchase and procurement of books, maps, charts and all such other articles and things as they may deem proper and appropriate for a library, and such other portion to constitute a permanent...
Page 39 - The general catalogue of books printed in England since the Dreadful fire of London 1666 to the End of Trinity. Term 1680. Together with the texts of single sermons, with the authors names: playes acted at both the theaters : and an abstract of the general bills of mortality since 1660.
Page 19 - During the year there was a marked increase in the use of the books on the following subjects: Bibliography, Religion, History, Genealogy, Civil Government, Military and Naval Arts, Literature, and Sports.
Page 1 - The Extravagant Shepherd, or the History of the Shepherd Lysis, an anti-Romance, written originally in French, and now made English. London, 1654.

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