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U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY,
WEST POINT, N. Y.
EXHIBITING ITS CONDITION AT THE CLOSE OF THE YEAR 1852.
JOHN F. TROW, PRINTER, 49 ANN-STREET.
THE increase of the Library of the United States Military Academy renders it necessary that a new catalogue should be published, as an index to its shelves. There have been two printed catalogues before this: one in August, 1822-22 pp. octavo-the second in May, 1830132 pp. 8vo.-neither of which is of any value in the present increased condition of the Library, and the latter of which has no alphabetical index of all the books, by which a work can be found at once. The present catalogue, prepared with unremitting care by the Assistant Librarian, André Freis, it is believed will supply the deficiency in every respect. In an attempt to make a critical and minute division of classes, some works may have crept from their own into an analogous classifi cation, but it is hoped that few errors even of this kind will be discovered.
A few statistics of the Library are added, as of general interest.
300 Maps and Charts.
70 volumes of Engravings.
10 sheets of loose Engravings.
6 volumes of Music.
and temporarily, 10 Paintings (portaits), belonging to the Military