Burlingham (Cynthia), 1955; Whiteman (Bruce), editors
Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center (Los Angeles)

The world from here : treasures of the great libraries of Los Angeles (catalogue of an exhibition at the Hammer Museum, 17 October 2001-13 January 2002)

Los Angeles, UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts / Getty Publications, 2001
(28.5 cm), 464 pp., illustrations (most in colour). 391 catalogue entries. Publisher’s cloth, paper inlay on upper cover. - Detailed catalogue entries by specialists, with essays by Anthony Grafton (Libraries in the West: a matter of tradition), Nicolas Barker (”An infinity of good, singular, and remarkable books”), and Kenneth A. Breisch (”A source of sure authority”: library building in Los Angeles during the twentieth century). ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.