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The Library World Volume 42 Issue 3

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 1 September 1939



THESE are grave days, and perhaps especially grave for those who are workers in books, in art and in the things of the mind and spirit. They are days which may make, or may mar, much that such people as the readers of THE LIBRARY WORLD have striven for through a century or more. In war the material things, money, food, clothes, cease to be ordinary problems; they become urgent; and all the graces of life, even education itself, are endangered. We have yet to experience the full impact, let alone the reactions, of the drastic war taxation recently imposed. Necessary it is, no doubt, but that will not lessen its effects.


(1939), "The Library World Volume 42 Issue 3", New Library World, Vol. 42 No. 3, pp. 57-72.




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