The following are superb award winners and are here waiting for readers. You don't have to browse through them while stuffed in a little carrell in the reference room - although you can't take reference titles home, you can carry them to any comfortable place in the library.
R 903 NEW New Dictionary of the History of Ideas 6 vol This is one of the most important works in our collection. Please read the preface (sorry, it is pdf) The original (old but beloved) Dictionary of Ideas has been digitized and is freely available online, but is no substitute for the pleasure of browsing the luxurious and expanded new six volume print version. (see also Sign of the Tomes)
R 391.03 ENCYCLO Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion 3 vol
v. 1. Academic dress to Eyeglasses --
v. 2. Fads to nylon --
v. 3. Occult dress to Zoran, Index.
Publishers Blurb While librarians may not be exemplars of fashion, they are very fond of good books about it. Fashion quotes.