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Geared up by means of forms of info resources, the e-book selectively covers courses to the literature of pop culture, together with normal and topic encyclopedias; topic dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental assets (e.g., periodicals, learn facilities, associations). every one part is prepared by means of topic: basic; renowned arts (e.g., song, fantastic arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral culture; and fads, occasions, tendencies, and different social phenomena. Selective instead of complete, the e-book deals entries with descriptive and occasionally evaluative annotations. crucial as a learn device in educational and public libraries, this advisor can be helpful in assortment improvement.
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22. Beckett, James. The Sport Americana Baseball Card Price Guide. Cleveland, OH: Edgewater, 1979-. , annual. ; ISBN 0-937424-51-X. : 1120p. ISBN 0-937424-65-X. S. " Arranged alphabetically by brand name, and subdivided chronologically by year of issue, entries include an illustration of a typical card in the series, a paragraph of background information about the series, and price valuations for individual cards (in numerical order) and the complete set in question. The breadth of card companies included is astounding, ranging from majors such as Topps and Fleer to short runs by the likes of the American Tract Society, Granny Goose Foods, Pittsburgh's KDKA, and Morrell Meats.
ISBN 0-8240-9186-8. " The studies, covering the 1920s through 1980, are arranged by author and feature descriptive, evaluative annotations. Directories 42. , and Barbara C. Fertig. Folklife Sourcebook: A Directory of Folklife Resources in the United States and Canada. : American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, 1986. 152p. (Publications of the American Folklife Center, No. ) LC 85-600334. ISBN 0-8444-0521-3. Maintained through surveys conducted by the American Folklife Center, the directory lists serials dealing with this field and federal agencies, state folk cultural programs, societies, institutions, and foundations either maintaining archives or administering folk-life programming.
For example, under "A," only Kurowski included Affiliated Food Rangers, Ames 20/20 Club, and Ault Foods, whereas the 1990 Beckett guide had exclusivity in listing the American Tract Society. " As with the Beckett guide, the dozens of ads included here provide a wealth of entry points for the interested collector. 27. , and Nathan M. Bisk. Martin-Smith's Official 194811989/90 Baseball Card Alphabetical Cross-Reference Guide. Tampa, FL: Martin-Smith, 1989. 623p. Pap. ISBN 0-88128-368-1. The book includes every major league baseball player from 1948 through 1989 to have been depicted on a baseball card.