Philip N. Cronenwett, Kevin Osborn, Samuel A. Streit, eds.
Washington DC: ARL, 2007
An illustrated and highly readable series of profiles about selected rare and special collections available for use in the major research libraries of North America. Also includes an introduction by British rare book expert Nicolas Barker and an appendix that provides a broad description of each institution’s special collection holdings and pertinent contact information.
Softbound: 10.5" x 11", 312 pages, 402 illustrations, index.
$135 ($115 for ARL member libraries), plus shipping and handling.