This collection contains nearly 600 monographs published by British publishing firm A & C Black from the late 1800s through
the 1950s (bulk 1901-1936). The volumes cover a variety of subjects including travel in Great Britain and abroad, antiquities,
art, history of various civilizations, social life and customs of various cultures, natural history, literary classics and
other literature (especially juvenile), gardening, military art and science, recreation, and transportation.
The firm of Adam and Charles Black, known as A & C Black, was a 19th and 20th-century Edinburgh and London publisher; founded
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