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Reference books of 1973

Reference books of 1973 REFERENCE BOOKS OF 1973 The following list of titles was compiled by the Library Journal List Committee of the Reference and Adult Services Division, American Library Association. Committee members include Larry Earl Bone, Memphis Public Library and Information Center, Chairman; Lynn Cochran, Free Library of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Carl T. Cox, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Laurel Grotzinger, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo; John Larsen, Columbia University, New York, New York; Wilbur McGill, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Mary­ land; Mary Jean Nottviet, Iowa City, Iowa; Lelia B. Saunders, Arlington County Department of Libraries, Virginia; Paul Spence, University of Alabama in Birmingham. The 63 titles on this list represent in the opinion of the Committee, a selection of outstanding reference books published in 1973 and late 1972 for small and medium-sized public and college libraries. McBrearty, James C. American Labor History and Comparative Labor Movements; Adelman, Irving and Dworkin, Rita. The Contemporary Novel: A Checklist of Cri­ tical Literature on the British and American Novel Since 1945. 614p. Scare­ A Selected Bibliography. 262p. Univ. of Arizona Pr. $7.50. crow Press, 1972. $15. Manchel, Frank. Film Study: A Resource Guide. 422p. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Barnhart, Clarence L. and others. The Barnhart Dictionary of New English Since Pr. $18. 1963. 512p. Barnhart/Harper. $12.95. Meyerink, George. Appliance Service Handbook. 426p. Prentice-Hall. $12.95. Barrer, Myra E., ed. Women's Organizations & Leaders-1973 Directory. 452p. Morrison, Donald G. and others. Black Africa; A Comparative Handbook. 483p. Today Publications & News Service, Inc., National Press Building, Washington, Free Press, 1972. S29.95. D.C. 20004. pa $25. Museums of the World: A Directory of 17,000 Museums in 148 Countries. 762p. Verlag Dokumentation, dist. by Bowker. $44. Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art. 669p. Encyclopedia Britannica. $29.95. Brooke-Little, John P. An Heraldic Alphabet. 224p. Arco. $8.95. Nash, Jay Robert. Bloodletters and Badmen: A Narrative Encyclopedia of Ameri­ can Criminals from the Pilgrims to the Present. 640p. Evans. $16.96. Carroll, David. The Dictionary of Foreign Terms in the English Language. 212p. Hawthorn. $9.95. Oxford English Dictionary: A Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary. ed. Child, Heather and Colics, Dorothy, Christian Symbols Ancient and Modern: A by R. W. Burchfield. Vol. 1, A-G. 1331p. Oxford, 1972-. $50. Handbook for Students. 270p. Scribners. $17.50. Palmer, Helen H. and Dyson, Anne Jane, comp. English Novel Explication: Criti­ Coleman, Arthur. Epic and Romance Criticism. Vol. 1: A Checklist of Interpreta­ cisms to 1972. 329p. Shoe String. $12.50. tions, 1940-1972 of English and American Epics and Metrical Romances. 387p. Parish, James Robert. Actors' Television Credits 1950-1972. 869p. Scarecrow. Watermill Pubs., 4 Crescent Dr., Searingtown, N.Y., 11507. $13.75. $22.50. Coles, Clarence W. & Harold T. Glenn. Glenn's Complete Bicycle Manual: Selec­ Parrinder, Geoffrey. Dictionary of Non-Christian Religions. 320p. Westminster. tion, Maintenance, Repair. 339p. Crown. $7.95, pa. $5.95. $10.95. De La Iglesia, Maria Elena. The Catalogue of American Catalogues. 272p. Random. Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art. 420p. Phaidon, dist. by Praeger. $10. $15. Durrenberger, Robert W., comp. Dictionary of the Environmental Sciences. 282p. Pownall, David E. Articles on Twentieth Century Literature: An Annotated Bibli­ Palo Alto, Calif. National Press. $7.95. ography 1954 to 1970. 3 vols. Vol.1: Abbe to Curtis. Vol.2: Dabrowska to Furphy. Vol.3: Gaddis to Iwaskiewicz. Kraus. $27.85 per vol.; 7-vol. set $195. Edlin, Herbert. Atlas of Plant Life. 128p. John Day. $10. Ernst, Carl H. and Roger W. Barbour. Turtles of the United States. 347p. Univer­ Quinn, Edward & others. The Major Shakespearean Tragedies: A Critical Bibli­ sity Press of Kentucky. $22.50. ography. 293p. The Free Press. $8.95. Ewer, R. F. The Carnivores. 494p. Cornell University Press. $21.50. Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress. 9 vols. Grossman Fine Arts Market Place, 1973-74. 258p. Bowker. $16.50. Publishers, 1972-. $450 full set. $1.00 per profile. Riley, Carolyn, ed. Contemporary Literature Criticism 1: Excerpts from Criticism Friedman, Leon, ed. The Law of War: A Documentary History. 2 vols. Random. $65. of the Works of Today's Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, and Other Creative Wri­ ters. 385p. Gale. $25. Glut, Donald F. The Dinosaur Dictionary. 218p. Citadel Press, 1972. $12.50. Gordon, Arnold J. and Richard A. Ford. The Chemist's Companion; A Handbook Robinson, J. Hedley. Astronomy Data Book. 27p. Halsted Press, Div. of Wiley. of Practical Data, Techniques, and References. 537p. Wiley-Interscience. $10.95. $14.95. Scarne, John. Scarne's Encyclopedia of Games. 628p. Harper & Row. $13.95. Gwinup, Thomas and Fidelia Dickinson. Greek and Roman Authors: A Checklist Schoeffler, O. E. and William Gale. Esquire's Encyclopedia of 20th Century Men's of Criticism. 194p. Scarecrow. $6. Fashions. 709p. McGraw. $35. Hardwick, Michael and Mollie Hardwick, comps. The Charles Dickens Encyclo­ Schuster, Mel. Motion Picture Directors: A Bibliography of Magazine and Periodi­ pedia. 531 p. Scribners. $15. cal Articles. 1900-72. 418p. Scarecrow. $12.50. Harling, Robert, ed. Studio Book of Design and Decoration. 538p. Viking. Sharp, Harold S., comp. Handbook of Pseudonyms and Personal Nicknames. $28.50. 2 vols. Scarecrow, 1972. $27.50. Harrap's New Standard French and English Dictionary by J. E. Mansion. 2 vols. Simon and Schuster's International Dictionary: English/Spanish, Spanish/English. Part 1, French-English, rev. & ed. by R. P. L. & Margaret Ledesert. Scribner's, ed. by Tana de Gamez. 1605p. Simon & Schuster. $10.95; thumb-indexed 1972. $39.50. $12.95. Hartmann, R. R. K. and F. C. Stork. Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. Snyder, John. Commercial Artist's Handbook. 264p. Watson Guptill. $10.95. 302p. Halsted, a div. of Wiley, 1972. $18.75. Sparano, Vin T. Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia. 622p. Harper, 1972. Havlice, Patricia P. Index to Artistic Biography. 2 vols. Scarecrow. $35. $13.95. Herdeck, Donald E. African Authors: A Biobliographical Companion to Black Storey, R. L. Chronology of the Medieval World 800 to 1491. 705p. McKay. African Writing, 1300-1972. 430p. Black Orpheus Pr., 322 New Mark $15.95. Esplanade, Rockville, Md. 20850. $22.50. U.S. Library of Congress. National Referral Center. A Directory of Information Hope, Charles E. G. and G. N. Jackson, eds. The Encyclopedia of the Horse. 336p. Resources in the United States: Social Sciences. 700p. Rev. ed. Government Studio: Viking. $22.50. Printing Office. $6.90. Hornung, Clarence P. Treasury of American Design. 2 vols. Abrams, 1972. $50. Vinson, James, ed. Contemporary Novelists. 1422p. St. Martin's. $30. Hsieh, Chiao-min. Atlas of China. ed. by Christopher L. Salter. 304p. McGraw. Wolman, Benjamin B., comp. and ed. Dictionary of Behavioral Science. 478p. $14.95. Van Nostrand. $24.95. Ireland, Norma Olin. Index to Fairy Tales, 1949-1972, Including Folklore, Woy, James B. Investment Methods: A Bibliographic Guide. 220p. Bowker. Legends, and Myths, in Collections. 741p. Faxon. $18. $11.95. Johnson, Hugh. The International Book of Trees. 288p. Simon & Schuster. $29.95. Wu,Yuan-li, ed. China; A Handbook. 915p. Praeger. $35. Lewine, Richard and Alfred Simon. Songs of the American Theater. 820p. Dodd, Young, William C. Famous American Playhouses. 2 vols. American Library Asso­ Mead. $15. ciation. $50. Linsenmaier, Walter. Trans. by Leigh E. Chadwick. Insects of the World. 392p. Ziegler, Elsie B. Folklore: An Annotated Bibliography and Index to Single Edi­ McGraw-Hill. $25. tions. 203p. Faxon. $12. RSR APRIL/JUNE 1974 47 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Services Review Emerald Publishing

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REFERENCE BOOKS OF 1973 The following list of titles was compiled by the Library Journal List Committee of the Reference and Adult Services Division, American Library Association. Committee members include Larry Earl Bone, Memphis Public Library and Information Center, Chairman; Lynn Cochran, Free Library of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Carl T. Cox, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Laurel Grotzinger, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo; John Larsen, Columbia University, New York, New York; Wilbur McGill, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Mary­ land; Mary Jean Nottviet, Iowa City, Iowa; Lelia B. Saunders, Arlington County Department of Libraries, Virginia; Paul Spence, University of Alabama in Birmingham. The 63 titles on this list represent in the opinion of the Committee, a selection of outstanding reference books published in 1973 and late 1972 for small and medium-sized public and college libraries. McBrearty, James C. American Labor History and Comparative Labor Movements; Adelman, Irving and Dworkin, Rita. The Contemporary Novel: A Checklist of Cri­ tical Literature on the British and American Novel Since 1945. 614p. Scare­ A Selected Bibliography. 262p. Univ. of Arizona Pr. $7.50. crow Press, 1972. $15. Manchel, Frank. Film Study: A Resource Guide. 422p. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Barnhart, Clarence L. and others. The Barnhart Dictionary of New English Since Pr. $18. 1963. 512p. Barnhart/Harper. $12.95. Meyerink, George. Appliance Service Handbook. 426p. Prentice-Hall. $12.95. Barrer, Myra E., ed. Women's Organizations & Leaders-1973 Directory. 452p. Morrison, Donald G. and others. Black Africa; A Comparative Handbook. 483p. Today Publications & News Service, Inc., National Press Building, Washington, Free Press, 1972. S29.95. D.C. 20004. pa $25. Museums of the World: A Directory of 17,000 Museums in 148 Countries. 762p. Verlag Dokumentation, dist. by Bowker. $44. Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art. 669p. Encyclopedia Britannica. $29.95. Brooke-Little, John P. An Heraldic Alphabet. 224p. Arco. $8.95. Nash, Jay Robert. Bloodletters and Badmen: A Narrative Encyclopedia of Ameri­ can Criminals from the Pilgrims to the Present. 640p. Evans. $16.96. Carroll, David. The Dictionary of Foreign Terms in the English Language. 212p. Hawthorn. $9.95. Oxford English Dictionary: A Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary. ed. Child, Heather and Colics, Dorothy, Christian Symbols Ancient and Modern: A by R. W. Burchfield. Vol. 1, A-G. 1331p. Oxford, 1972-. $50. Handbook for Students. 270p. Scribners. $17.50. Palmer, Helen H. and Dyson, Anne Jane, comp. English Novel Explication: Criti­ Coleman, Arthur. Epic and Romance Criticism. Vol. 1: A Checklist of Interpreta­ cisms to 1972. 329p. Shoe String. $12.50. tions, 1940-1972 of English and American Epics and Metrical Romances. 387p. Parish, James Robert. Actors' Television Credits 1950-1972. 869p. Scarecrow. Watermill Pubs., 4 Crescent Dr., Searingtown, N.Y., 11507. $13.75. $22.50. Coles, Clarence W. & Harold T. Glenn. Glenn's Complete Bicycle Manual: Selec­ Parrinder, Geoffrey. Dictionary of Non-Christian Religions. 320p. Westminster. tion, Maintenance, Repair. 339p. Crown. $7.95, pa. $5.95. $10.95. De La Iglesia, Maria Elena. The Catalogue of American Catalogues. 272p. Random. Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art. 420p. Phaidon, dist. by Praeger. $10. $15. Durrenberger, Robert W., comp. Dictionary of the Environmental Sciences. 282p. Pownall, David E. Articles on Twentieth Century Literature: An Annotated Bibli­ Palo Alto, Calif. National Press. $7.95. ography 1954 to 1970. 3 vols. Vol.1: Abbe to Curtis. Vol.2: Dabrowska to Furphy. Vol.3: Gaddis to Iwaskiewicz. Kraus. $27.85 per vol.; 7-vol. set $195. Edlin, Herbert. Atlas of Plant Life. 128p. John Day. $10. Ernst, Carl H. and Roger W. Barbour. Turtles of the United States. 347p. Univer­ Quinn, Edward & others. The Major Shakespearean Tragedies: A Critical Bibli­ sity Press of Kentucky. $22.50. ography. 293p. The Free Press. $8.95. Ewer, R. F. The Carnivores. 494p. Cornell University Press. $21.50. Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress. 9 vols. Grossman Fine Arts Market Place, 1973-74. 258p. Bowker. $16.50. Publishers, 1972-. $450 full set. $1.00 per profile. Riley, Carolyn, ed. Contemporary Literature Criticism 1: Excerpts from Criticism Friedman, Leon, ed. The Law of War: A Documentary History. 2 vols. Random. $65. of the Works of Today's Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, and Other Creative Wri­ ters. 385p. Gale. $25. Glut, Donald F. The Dinosaur Dictionary. 218p. Citadel Press, 1972. $12.50. Gordon, Arnold J. and Richard A. Ford. The Chemist's Companion; A Handbook Robinson, J. Hedley. Astronomy Data Book. 27p. Halsted Press, Div. of Wiley. of Practical Data, Techniques, and References. 537p. Wiley-Interscience. $10.95. $14.95. Scarne, John. Scarne's Encyclopedia of Games. 628p. Harper & Row. $13.95. Gwinup, Thomas and Fidelia Dickinson. Greek and Roman Authors: A Checklist Schoeffler, O. E. and William Gale. Esquire's Encyclopedia of 20th Century Men's of Criticism. 194p. Scarecrow. $6. Fashions. 709p. McGraw. $35. Hardwick, Michael and Mollie Hardwick, comps. The Charles Dickens Encyclo­ Schuster, Mel. Motion Picture Directors: A Bibliography of Magazine and Periodi­ pedia. 531 p. Scribners. $15. cal Articles. 1900-72. 418p. Scarecrow. $12.50. Harling, Robert, ed. Studio Book of Design and Decoration. 538p. Viking. Sharp, Harold S., comp. Handbook of Pseudonyms and Personal Nicknames. $28.50. 2 vols. Scarecrow, 1972. $27.50. Harrap's New Standard French and English Dictionary by J. E. Mansion. 2 vols. Simon and Schuster's International Dictionary: English/Spanish, Spanish/English. Part 1, French-English, rev. & ed. by R. P. L. & Margaret Ledesert. Scribner's, ed. by Tana de Gamez. 1605p. Simon & Schuster. $10.95; thumb-indexed 1972. $39.50. $12.95. Hartmann, R. R. K. and F. C. Stork. Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. Snyder, John. Commercial Artist's Handbook. 264p. Watson Guptill. $10.95. 302p. Halsted, a div. of Wiley, 1972. $18.75. Sparano, Vin T. Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia. 622p. Harper, 1972. Havlice, Patricia P. Index to Artistic Biography. 2 vols. Scarecrow. $35. $13.95. Herdeck, Donald E. African Authors: A Biobliographical Companion to Black Storey, R. L. Chronology of the Medieval World 800 to 1491. 705p. McKay. African Writing, 1300-1972. 430p. Black Orpheus Pr., 322 New Mark $15.95. Esplanade, Rockville, Md. 20850. $22.50. U.S. Library of Congress. National Referral Center. A Directory of Information Hope, Charles E. G. and G. N. Jackson, eds. The Encyclopedia of the Horse. 336p. Resources in the United States: Social Sciences. 700p. Rev. ed. Government Studio: Viking. $22.50. Printing Office. $6.90. Hornung, Clarence P. Treasury of American Design. 2 vols. Abrams, 1972. $50. Vinson, James, ed. Contemporary Novelists. 1422p. St. Martin's. $30. Hsieh, Chiao-min. Atlas of China. ed. by Christopher L. Salter. 304p. McGraw. Wolman, Benjamin B., comp. and ed. Dictionary of Behavioral Science. 478p. $14.95. Van Nostrand. $24.95. Ireland, Norma Olin. Index to Fairy Tales, 1949-1972, Including Folklore, Woy, James B. Investment Methods: A Bibliographic Guide. 220p. Bowker. Legends, and Myths, in Collections. 741p. Faxon. $18. $11.95. Johnson, Hugh. The International Book of Trees. 288p. Simon & Schuster. $29.95. Wu,Yuan-li, ed. China; A Handbook. 915p. Praeger. $35. Lewine, Richard and Alfred Simon. Songs of the American Theater. 820p. Dodd, Young, William C. Famous American Playhouses. 2 vols. American Library Asso­ Mead. $15. ciation. $50. Linsenmaier, Walter. Trans. by Leigh E. Chadwick. Insects of the World. 392p. Ziegler, Elsie B. Folklore: An Annotated Bibliography and Index to Single Edi­ McGraw-Hill. $25. tions. 203p. Faxon. $12. RSR APRIL/JUNE 1974 47

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