Excerpt From The First Proofs Of The Universal Catalogue Of Books On Art, Compiled For The Use Of The National Art Library And The Schools Of Art In The United Kingdom, Vol 1 A To KAckermann The History Of The Abbey Church Of St Peter S, Westminster, Its Antiquities And Monuments 2 Vols 70 Coloured Plates 4to London, 1812 Sk.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
The National Art Library NAL is a major reference library, situated in the Victoria and Albert Museum VA , a museum of decorative arts in London It is freely accessible to the public from Tuesday to Saturday, and specialises in material about the fine and decorative arts of many countries and periods It also contains substantial sources for information about artists In the past, the NAL operated a restrictive admissions policy and was known as a library of last resort but that has since changed, as nowadays everyone is welcome to use the library and its collections.The NAL is located on the first floor of the museum, overlooking the John Madejski Garden The library s subject coverage includes those central to the work of the VA and its collections, including prints, drawings and paintings furniture and woodwork textiles, dress and fashion ceramics and glass metalwork sculpture and art and design of the Far East, India and South East Asia The library also functions as the VA s curatorial department for the art, craft and design of the book which means that some books are collected as examples of book art, rather than as reference works.
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- The First Proofs of the Universal Catalogue of Books on Art, Compiled for the Use of the National Art Library and the Schools of Art in the United Kingdom, Vol. 1: A to K (Classic Reprint)
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