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The History of the Libraries: The Bodleian Library (overview article, with photos) (Oxford U. Libraries
The Davies Project: American Libraries before 1876 (searchable database,offers statistics, tables, and more) (Princeton U.)
A history of the book in Devon: Libraries in the early 19th century (overview essay, with statistics, from the Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History) (Devon County COuncil)
Library History Database: The British Isles to 1850 (includes statistical information arranged by topic and region, data on, currently, 27,000 libraries across Britain, plus links, and more) (Robin Alston, U. College, London)
Libraries of Timbuktu: for the Preservation and Promotion of African Literary Heritage (images, articles, and program description) (Alida Jay Boye, U. of Oslo)
Charles Seavey (U. Missouri) Public Libraries: Images from the 1876 Report (explanatory text, wtih images culled from the US Bureau of Education Report

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