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Title
The best reading :  hints on the selection of books, on the formation of libraries, public and private, on courses of reading, etc. : with a classified bibliography for easy reference  
Name/Creator
Perkins, Frederic B. (Frederic Beecher), 1828-1899
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:2958494 
Location
Networked Resource

Widener
Place of Origin
New York
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Language
English
Description
305 p. ; 19 cm.
Form/Genre
text

bibliography

print
Subject
Best books ;  Books and reading

Category
Published materials

English

Best books

Art of reading

19 century

Note
Preface -- Preface to the revised edition -- Index to subjects -- Classified list of modern publications, English and American: now supposed to be in the market -- Supplement A -- Collected works (miscellaneous) of standard authors -- Juveniles -- Periodicals, Literary -- pt. 2nd / prepared by Fred B. Perkins. I. Readings on reading. II. Suggestions for courses of reading. III. On owning books. IV. Hints on book clubs.

"In the plan and arrangement of this work, and the selection and classification of titles, we are largely indebted to ... Mr. Frederick B. Perkins"--P. 6.
Other Title
  Putnam's handy-book series
Other Title