Manual of Descriptive Annotation for Library Catalogues
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By E. A. BAKER, M. A. , and E. A. SAVAGE. * 86. THE history of book annotation or characterization belongs really to the history of bibliography and literature, insomuch that it is scarcely possible to treat it separately. For the present work, the following brief historical note must suffice. Great Britain. 87. Literary guides, in which some form or other of annotation is the essential feature, existed in earlier times than one would suppose. For our purpose it is unnecessary to go back farthe...r than 1802, when Adam Clarke's ' Bibliographical dictionary " was published. This work was not a selective bibliography, but aimed at complete- ness ; the annotations are not remarkable for accuracy. The " Bibliotheca Anglo-poetica " (1805) is a descriptive catalogue of a collection of early English poetry in the pos- session of Longmans and Co. At the time, and is still of some literary value. In 1827 appeared Goodhugh's " English gentlemen's library, or guide to the formation of a library of select literature, " which is one of the earliest * Practically the whole of the historical note, with an obvious exception, is by Mr.