The Royal Public Library of Malta. A Brochure.
CARUANA, Dr. A. A.
Malta: Government Printing Office, 1898,
First Edition. large quarto, original green heavy paper wrappers with printed title and Maltese Crest on front wrapper, bound in old marbled boards with printed leather label on spine. (16)pp. Government Printing Office, Item #26383
An interesting history of the Royal Public Library of Malta, including the origin and foundation of the Library of St. John, under the Government of the Knights of Malta. Also lists the Aldine editions in the Library. Paper foxed, slight wear, back wrapper missing, spine hinges cracked. Caruana's name in neatly written beneath his name on the front wrapper, one neat, old, ink annotation to text. A scarce item.