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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items.

The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in North America. Its towering main structure rests on an equilateral triangular footprint and features extensive use of triangular geometric patterns throughout.

It forms the main component of a three-tower complex that also includes the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Claude Bissel Building, which houses the Faculty of Information. The library's imposing appearance has earned it the nickname of Fort Book.

Comprising fourteen storeys, plus two underground floors, the brutalist and futurist structure features raised podia and a suspended fourth floor. A mezzanine level physically connects Robarts Library to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library building at its southeastern side, and to the Claude Bissel Building, housing the Faculty of Information, at its northeastern side.

The concrete waffle slab floor plates are adorned with triangular-patterned tessellation. A hexagonal central circulation atrium is enclosed at the core of the building and through the middle of the mezzanine level. The gross area of the building is over 1,036,000 square feet.


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Topics: Jurisprudence, Law, Justice
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1922 Gaibrois de Ballesteros, Mercedes, 1891-
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Vol. 3 has title: ... Sancho IV de Castilla
Topic: Sancho IV, King of Castile and Leon, 1257-1295
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1922 Báig Baños, Aurelio, 1873-
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Topic: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
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1922 Arévalo Martínez, Rafael, 1884-1975
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1921 Giner de los Ríos, Francisco, 1839-1915
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Topics: Spanish literature -- Bibliography, Spain -- Bibliography
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Topic: Mutamid, King of Seville, 1039-1095
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1919 Asín Palacios, Miguel, 1871-1944; Ribera, Julián, 1858-1934
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At head of title: Real academia española
Topics: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321, Mohammedans and Mohammedanism, Eschatology
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1919 Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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1918 Gagini, Carlos, 1865-1925
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Costa Rica
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1917 Menéndez Pidal, Ramón, 1869-1968
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Later editions published under title: Antología de prosistas españoles
Topic: Spanish prose
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1917 Darío, Rubén, 1867-1916; Ghiraldo, Alberto, 1874-
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v. 1. La caravana pasa. -- v. 2. Prosas profanas. -- v. 3. Tierras solares. -- v. 4. Azul. -- v. 5. Parisiana. -- v. 6. Los raros. -- v. 7. Cantos de vida y esperanza. -- v. 8. Letras. -- v. 9. Canto a la Argentina. -- v. 10. Opiniones. -- v. 11. Poema del Otoño. -- v. 12. Peregrinaciones. -- v. 13. Prosa política. -- v. 14. Cuentos y crónicas. -- v. 15. Autobiografía. -- v. 16. El canto errante. -- v. 17. El viaje a Nicaragua. -- v. 18. Todo al vuelo. -- v. 19. España contemporánea. --...
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1917 Ingenieros, José, 1877-1925
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Topics: Sarmiento, Domingo Faustino, 1811-1888, Ethics
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Topic: Spanish literature
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1917 Mier Noriega y Guerra, José Servando Teresa de, 1763-1827; Reyes Echandía, Alfonso
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First published Monterey, 1876, with title "Biografia". The present work is based upon that edition, with additions by the editor
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Topics: State, The, Political science
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1916 Giner de los Ríos, Francisco, 1839-1915; Calderon, Alfredo
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1916 Giner de los Ríos, Francisco, 1839-1914
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Half-title; each volume has special t.-p
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Topic: Spanish literature
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Topics: Avellaneda, Alonzo Fernandez de, Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1914 González Villa-Amil, Antonio, 1842-
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Topic: Spanish literature
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1913 Altamira, Rafael, 1866-1951
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1913 Altamira, Rafael, 1866-1951
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1913 Altamira, Rafael, 1866-1951
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1913 Carreras y Candi, Francisco
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1913 Altamira, Rafael, 1866-1951
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1913 Menéndez Pidal, Ramón, 1869-1968
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"La presente edición del Poema es copia de la que publiqué en 1911. Suprimo aquí toda clase de notas paleográficas y críticas que allí queden verse. En las notas de traducción y comentario que aquí pongo suprimo también toda indicación bibliográfica ya hecha en mi anterior publicación; sólo citaré detalladamente las obras allí no aprovechadas."
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1913 Carreras y Candi, Francisco
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Topic: Spanish literature
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1913 Cotarelo y Mori, Emilio, 1857-1936
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Topics: Calligraphers, Penmanship, Manuscripts, Spanish
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1913 Carreras y Candi, Francisco
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1913 Carreras y Candi, Francisco
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1913 Carreras y Candi, Francisco
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1912 Arteaga y Pereira, Fernando de
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Topics: Municipal ceremonial, Town laws, Medieval
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Topics: Catalonia (Spain) -- History, Spain -- History Philip IV, 1621-1665
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Topics: Municipal ceremonial, Town laws, Medieval
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1912 Pérez Galdós, Benito, 1843-1920; Alas, Leopoldo, 1852-1901
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Topics: Municipal ceremonial, Town laws, Medieval
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1911 Gil, Rodolfo, 1872-
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"Fuentes bibliográficas": p. [137]-138
Topics: Romances, Spanish language
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1910 Escorial. Biblioteca; Antolín, Guillermo, 1873-
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Topics: Manuscripts, Latin, Manuscripts
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1910 Escorial. Biblioteca; Antolín, Guillermo, 1873-
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Topics: Manuscripts, Latin, Manuscripts
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1910 Escorial. Biblioteca; Antolín, Guillermo, 1873-
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Topics: Manuscripts, Latin, Manuscripts
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1910 Muro, Manuel, 1839-
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Vol. 3 is published by Fernando H. González
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1910 Escorial. Biblioteca; Antolín, Guillermo, 1873-
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Topics: Manuscripts, Latin, Manuscripts
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1908 Bonilla y San Martín, Adolfo, 1875-1926
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"Amores griegos (epigramas eróticos de la Antología palatina, traducidos directamente del griego); p. [181]-188
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Topics: Decorative arts, Handicraft
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1906 Pérez Galdós, Benito, 1843-1920
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1906 Pérez Galdós, Benito, 1843-1920
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1906 Garcia Dacarrete, Salvador
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Topic: Spanish language
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Jun 1, 1905 Carreras y Candi, Francisco
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Topic: Catalonia (Spain) -- History
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1905 Azkue, Resurrección María de, 1864-1951
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Topics: Basque language, Spanish language, French language
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1905 Azkue, Resurrección María de, 1864-1951
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Topics: Basque language, Spanish language, French language
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Topic: Spanish language in America
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"Una publicación de la H. Cámara de Diputados, XLV Legislatura."
Topics: Partido Revolucionario Institucional, Liberalism, Constitutional history
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1900 Mendoza y Bovadilla, Francisco, Cardinal
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1900 Dicenta y Benedicto, Joaquin, 1863-1917
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Todo en nada; La casa quemada; El nido de gorriones; La desdicha de Juan; Noche buena; Página rota; Libertad; Conjunciones; Un idilio en una jaula; El cojito; Caballeria maleante; Un triunfo más; Madrono
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1899 Berjón y Vázquez, Antonio
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Topic: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
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1899 Balari y Jovany, Jose, 1844-1904
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Topic: Feudalism
T. 2. 1854 á 1880--t. 3. 1881 á 1894
Topic: Military law -- Argentina
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Topics: Nahuatl language, Names, Geographical, Indians of Mexico
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1895 Lopes, José M.; Bensley, Edward R.
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Topic: Spanish language
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1894 Casañ y Alegre, Joaquín; Spain. Archivo general del reino de Valencia, Valencia
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Topic: Valencia
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1893 Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1. Dedicatoria; De la poesía mística; De la historia, considerada como obra artística; San Isidoro; Noticias sobre la vida y escritos de Rodrigo Caro; Don Francisco Martínez de la Rosa Don Gaspar Núñez de Arce.- Vol. 2.- Quadrado y sus obras; La Celestina El Alcalde de Zalamea; Tirso de Molina; De los historiadores de Colón; Lope de Vega y Grillparzer; Enrique Heine; De las influencias semíticas en la literatura española.- Vol. 3. Bartolomé de Torres Naharro y su Propoladia; El...
Topic: Spanish literature
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1893 Carreras y Candi, Francisco
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1891 [Zarco del Valle, Manuel Remón]; Navas, Juan Gualberto López-Valdemoro y de Quesada, conde de las, 1855-1935
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Series 2 is written by El Conde de las Navas and has imprint: Madrid, 1895
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1889 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894
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1888 Robelo, Cecilio Agustin, 1839-1916
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Topics: Nahuatl language, Spanish language