Book Description Richard Jefferies 1848-87 remains one of the most thoughtful and most lyrical writers on the English countryside. This volume, first published posthumously in 1892, contains a collection of essays vividly describing the daily life, circumstances and hardships of Victorian English farmers, labourers and their wives. About Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century Visit This series comprises contemporary or near-contemporary accounts of the political, economic and social history of the British Isles during the nineteenth century. Cambridge Library Collection A collection of out-of-copyright and rare books from the Cambridge University Library and other world-class institutions that have been digitally scanned, made available online, and reprinted in paperback. Browse books in the Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century series on LoveReading. Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free. No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf. John Richard Jefferies was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction. Jefferies's corpus of writings covers a range of genres and topics, including Bevis, a classic children's book, and After.
Books in the series: Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, General Grid View List View A Topographical and Historical Account of the Parish of St Mary-le-Bone Comprising a Copious Description of its Public Buildings, Antiquities, Schools, Charitable Endowments, Sources of. The users of libraries are an important part of their history and are considered here in detail, alongside the development of the library profession and the impact of new information technologies. The place of the library within society and the growth of a professional structure to manage new demands on information are the central concerns of.
The end of the 19th century was marked by the acquisition of the Genizah fragments from the synagogue in Fustat, Old Cairo. After discovery by two Scottish sisters, Margaret Gibson and Agnes Lewis, their transfer to Cambridge was undertaken by Solomon Schechter and Charles Taylor. It is the largest single manuscript collection in the Library. Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 15th & 16th Centuries. Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century. Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, General. The Edinburgh History of Twentieth-Century Literature in Britain. The library has an extensive collection of University of London PhD and MPhil history theses from the early twentieth century to the twenty-first. Some titles relevant to irish history include: The greenshirts: fascism in the Irish free state, 1935-45.
Richard Jefferies 1848-87 remains one of the most thoughtful and most lyrical writers on the English countryside. He had aspirations to make a living as a novelist, but it was his short, factually based articles for The Live Stock Journal and other magazines, drawn from a wealth of knowledge of the rural community into which he had been born. British Library Research and Development Department 306, 380, 420 and LIPs 566 and research in librarianship 539. British Library Act 1972 299, 304. British library year book 1900–1901 69, 505. British Medical Association 440. British Museum and British Museum Library 281–98 and Dainton Report 303 and Henry Stevens of Vermont 328. A general library, with emphasis on science, especially astronomy. 15th-19th century. References and further reading: Catalogue of a collection of early printed and other works bequeathed to the Library by John Couch Adams. Cambridge, 1902. Adversaria [1500 items] The Library's main collection of printed books with manuscript annotations.
Digitised versions of more than 65,000 first editions from the 19th century, covering philosophy, history, poetry and literature. The collection extends to over 25 million pages of previously rare and inaccessible content, and includes the original typeface and illustrations for each book. The Seeley collects material covering most regions and periods of History. Our particular strengths are in West European and American History, though we also collect for African, Asian, Middle and Far Eastern studies, where the collections complement those held in other libraries. The Library's primary role is to support the Faculty of History’s internationally-renowned teaching programme. Book description Richard Jefferies 1848–87 remains one of the most thoughtful and most lyrical writers on the English countryside.
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Apr 30, 2018 · The mysterious Cambridge library tower, supposedly full of banned books, is opening to the public. Jessica Gardner, Cambridge University’s librarian, reveals how a. Field and hedgerow; being the last essays of Richard Jefferies: ISBN 9780217719698 978-0-217-71969-8 Softcover, 2012 The gamekeeper at home; sketches of natural history.
The Gamekeeper At Home: Sketches Of Natural History And Rural Life cambridge Library Collection - British And Irish History, 19th Century by Richard Jefferies / 2009 / English /. It is an icon of the Cambridge skyline that has inspired authors from CS Lewis to Stephen Fry – and been an enduring source of undergraduate legend for its mythical collection of Victorian pornography. From today, the treasures of Cambridge University Library’s fabled 17-storey Tower Collection, chosen from nearly a million volumes, go on public display together for the first time in a. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes Considered the most important work of literary history and criticism ever published, the Cambridge History contains over 303 chapters and 11,000 pages, with essay topics ranging from poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political writing.
Richard Jefferies 1848-1887 remains one of the most thoughtful and most lyrical writers on the English countryside. First published in 1884, this volume contains a collection of previously published articles and essays, in which Jefferies describes rural life and folk traditions in England in his highly descriptive style. We are currently running a trial until 25 March for British Library Newspapers, Part V 1746-1950.The Bodleian Libraries already have access to British Library Newspapers, Parts I-IV.1732-1950. Part V gives access to 36 regional newspapers from England and Scotland. THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF. LIBRARIES IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND. General Editor PETER HOARE. Libraries pervade the culture of all literate societies. Their history illuminates that culture and many of its facets – the spread of literacy, the growth of scholarship, changes in educational practices – as well as reflecting changing social and political philosophies and practices. Nov 10, 2011 · The History of England from the Accession of James II Cambridge Library Collection - British & Irish History, 17th & 18th CenturiesVolume 3 [Macaulay, Thomas Babington] on. FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The History of England from the Accession of James II Cambridge Library Collection - British & Irish History.
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