New York Public Library

The [[New York Public Library Main Branch]] in [[Manhattan]] The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York City. With nearly 53 million items and 92 locations, the New York Public Library is the second-largest public library in the United States behind the Library of Congress and the fourth-largest public library in the world. It is a private, non-governmental, independently managed, nonprofit corporation operating with both private and public financing.

The library has branches in the boroughs of the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island and affiliations with academic and professional libraries in the New York metropolitan area. The city's other two boroughs, Brooklyn and Queens, are not served by the New York Public Library system, but rather by their respective borough library systems: the Brooklyn Public Library and the Queens Public Library. The branch libraries are open to the general public and consist of circulating libraries. The New York Public Library also has four research libraries, which are also open to the general public.

The library, officially chartered as The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, was developed in the 19th century, founded from an amalgamation of grass-roots libraries and social libraries of bibliophiles and the wealthy, aided by the philanthropy of the wealthiest Americans of their age.

The "New York Public Library" name may also refer to its Main Branch, which is easily recognizable by its lion statues named Patience and Fortitude that sit either side of the entrance. The branch was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966, and designated a New York City Landmark in 1967. Provided by Wikipedia
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Published 2002
Modern Egypt : /

: iv, 320p. : ; 26cm. : 781578983865

Published 1991
The Geography /

: "Translation based upon ... Latin and Greek texts" [and later editions] -- P. xiii.
At head of title : Claudius Ptolemy
Includes reproductions of maps and some text from the Codex Ebnerianus and reproductions of two maps from 16th cent. printed eds. of the Geographia: the Ruysch world map (from the 1508 ed.), and the Lorenz Fries world map (from the 1522 ed.)
Translation of the Geographia and dedication of the 1460 ms. ed. (Codex Ebnerianus) prepared by Donnus Nicholas [Nicolaus] Germanus.
Unabridged republication in reduced dimensions of the limited ed. : Geography of Claudius Ptolemy. New York : New York Public Library, 1932. : 1 atlas (xvi, 167, ca. 121 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm. : 0486268969

Published 1942
Ancient Egypt, 1925-1941; a supplement to Ancient Egypt: sources of information in the New York public library, New York, 1925;

: vii, 486 pages ; 24 cm

Published 1925
Ancient Egypt; sources of information in the New York public library,

: "Reprinted with additions from the Bulletin of the New York public library, September 1923 to March and May 1924."
Ancient Egypt, 1925-1941. A supplement ... New York public library, 1942. vii 340 p. 26 cm. : xv, 486 pages 26 cm : Includes bibliographical references and index.

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