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Roberts, Verne L. and Ivy Trent: Bibliotheca mechanica, 1991

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Bifolium, 4to; illustrated prospectus for a reference work drawing from the Verne L. Roberts collection of rare and imporant works "in the fields of mechanics, biomechanics, the strength of materials, and the history of technology". Limited to 150 deluxe and 1000 regular copies and printed by W. Thomas Taylor. Specimen page (158) provided.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Author: Roberts, Verne L. and Ivy Trent

New York: Jonathan A. Hill

Collection History

Processing Information

Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

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Credit this material:

Roberts, Verne L. and Ivy Trent: Bibliotheca mechanica; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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