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The Library World Volume 15 Issue 7

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Publication date: 1 January 1913


IN all probability it will not cheer the heart of the librarian to know that 1912 has been a record year in British publishing. Nevertheless the “Analysis of books published in 1912,” appearing in The Publishers' Circular, gives many facts that are both interesting and informative. During the year 12,067 books were published, an increase of 1,153 on the figure for 1911 (the previous highest). The totals for the various classes of literature are set forth in a table arranged according to the recommendations of the International Congress of Librarians at Brussels in 1910, and each class is sub‐divided into “new books,” “translations,” pamphlets,” and “new editions.” The totals for the various classes are as follows:—


(1913), "The Library World Volume 15 Issue 7", New Library World, Vol. 15 No. 7, pp. 192-224.




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