Cheshire Libraries & Museums: 1977
Binding: Green plasticated hard cover, no d.w.
Nearly new. Compiled by Shirley Pargeter of Warrington Library, then one of the constituent libraries of the Cheshire County Library service, this pioneering example of a modern catalogue of a National Trust mansion's library sets a high descriptive standard, though the book is somewhat let down by an absence of any form of subject index and the entries are not individually numbered. Anonymous tracts are entered twice where the author is inferred, once under the author's name and again under the title. The Egertons' tastes predictably embraced the classic 17th and 18th century works on art an... View More...