The Library of Congress; An Account, Historical and Descriptive

By: Angle, Paul M.

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First edition. Cloth. Cardboard slip case. 1500 copies printed. The Library was begun in 1800 when the federal government was relocated from Philadelphia to the new "Federal City" on the Potomac. The first order of books consisted of 740 volumes. A new library buiIding was completed in 1897. In 1956 the Library had 11,000,000 books and pamphlets.

Title: The Library of Congress; An Account, Historical and Descriptive

Author Name: Angle, Paul M.

Categories: Books about Books,

Publisher: Kingsport, Tenn., Kingsport Press: 1958

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 1569

Keywords: U. S. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. BOOK COLLECTIONS. ABOUT BOOKS