History and Geography

Schemi di Classificazione

"Il materiale è organizzato per materie che rispecchiano l’orientamento specialistico della Biblioteca, particolarmente attento alle discipline storico-religiose, attinenti alla tradizione religiosa e liturgica bizantina. Sono state previste 31 classi, più una dedicata alle Collezioni, individuate da numeri, all’interno delle quali l’ordinamento è per formato ( da I a V) e quindi per numero progressivo."

"The material is organized for subjects that reflect the library's specialized orientation, particularly attentive to religious-historical disciplines, related to the Byzantine religious and liturgical tradition. There are 31 classes, plus one dedicated to the Collections, identified by numbers, The order of which is sorted by format (from I to V) and then by progressive number. "

Classification of the Morrison Collection in Toyo Bunko

"The Morrison Collection: This collection was painstakingly amassed by George Ernest Morrison during his 20-year residency in Beijing. Contains approximately 24,000 volumes in Western languages dealing with China and its neighbors and includes about 1,000map/lithograph titles, about 7,200 pamphlets, and over 120 periodicals. Of particular value are 54 editions of Marco Polo's Description of the World including a copy of the first Latin printing in 1485.

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