Uniform TitleBeikoku korekushon ni okeru Nihon kosho oyobi kikosho
NameSewell, Robert (author), Ito, Naotake (translator),
SubjectJapanese rare books
DescriptionBased on a survey questionnaire and personal visits, this illustrated article discusses the various patterns of organization of rare and old Japanese books in 15 U.S. academic, research and museum libraries. A lack of standardization of criteria for rarity and special status is noted but an even more critical problem is the dearth of the bibliographic control over these rich resources. Brief histories and content of these collections is provided.
This is a translation of the original article that appeared in College and Research Libraries, 39 (May 1978), 197-206.
NoteJournal title: Sanko shoshi kenkyuReference Service and Bibliography; volume: 17; date: February 1979;
NoteTranslated from the English by Naotake Ito.
CollectionSewell Robert Collection
Organization NameRutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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