John Carter Brown Library


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John Carter Brown Library:

see Brown, John CarterBrown, John Carter,
1797–1874, American book collector and philanthropist, b. Providence, R.I.; son of Nicholas Brown. In about 1840 he began collecting books printed before 1800 relating to America, and the result was a remarkable library of 5,600 volumes.
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Presumably expense and the fact that the Supplement is still in print and available from Oak Knoll Press and the John Carter Brown Library explains the decision to produce this facsimile reprint rather than integrate Guide and Supplement in a new publication.
The collection far surpasses co-editor Norman Fiering's hope that its contents be "useful and suggestive," in no small part due to conceptual standards long set by the scholarship produced by the John Carter Brown Library.
On the basis of the numerous editions that I have examined at the John Carter Brown Library a pagination consecutive throughout first occurs in the Bertani edition (Venice, 1671), a copy of which Professor Paul Grendler lent me.
Thomas, delivered an address in March at the dedication of the Simon Bolivar Room in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island.
His most recent works include coediting War at Sea in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (2002) and a major exhibition catalog for the John Carter Brown Library, The Boundless Deep: The European Conquest of the Oceans, 1450-1840 (2003).