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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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La clavicula de Salomón -- Invocaciones, pactos y exorcismos -- El dragón rojo y la cabra infernal -- La gallina negra, escuela de sortilegios -- El gran grimorio o el pacto de sangre ; Candela Mágica para descubrir encantamientos -- Recopilación de la magia caldea y egipcia, filtros, encantamientos, hechicerías y sortilegios
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Topics: Occultism, Witchcraft
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by Ercolani, Libero
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Topics: Italian language -- Dialects Romagna, Italian language -- Dictionaries
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by Spano, Giovanni, 1813-1878
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Topics: Italian language -- Dialects Sardinia Dictionaries, Italian language -- Dictionaries, Proverbs,...
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by Unamuno, Miguel de, 1864-1936
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Vol. 1. A-LL.- Vol. 2. M-Z
Topic: Proverbs
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Topics: Folk songs, Italian -- Italy Naples, Ballads, Italian
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by Caballero y Rubio, Ramón
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Topic: Spanish language
"Titulo de los principales diccionarios citados": p. xxiv
Topics: Spanish language -- Dictionaries, Spanish language -- Foreign words and phrases Oriental, Spanish...
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Topic: Italian language
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by Real Academia Española
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Topic: Spanish language -- Dictionaries
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by Esteve, Joaquín, 1743-1805; Belvitges, Joseph; Juglá y Font, Antonio
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Topic: Catalan language -- Polyglot
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Topics: Proverbs, Spanish literature
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Spanish language
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Weekly (1898-1939), monthly (1951-
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Topics: Symbolism -- Dictionaries Italian, Mythology -- Dictionaries Italian
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by Casaccia, Giovanni
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Topic: Italian language
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by Benot, Eduardo, 1822-1907
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Topic: Spanish language -- Synonyms
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by Cherubini, Francesco, 1789-1851
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Topics: Italian language -- Dictionaries, Dialectal, Italian language -- Dialects Italy Milan
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Italian language -- Dictionaries
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Topics: Spain -- Genealogy Periodicals, Genealogy -- Periodicals, genealogy
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Topic: Proverbs
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Topic: Chile -- Politics and government 1810-
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Topics: Basque language, Spanish language, French language
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Topic: Names, Geographical
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by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924; Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906; Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919
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Topic: Operas -- Librettos
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Topic: Spanish language
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by Esteve, Joaquín, 1743-1805; Belvitges, Joseph; Juglá y Font, Antonio
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Topic: Catalan language -- Polyglot
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Title varies: 1723- Kalendario particular y guía de forasteros en Madrid; 1782-1816, Kalendario manual y guía de forasteros en Madrid; 1817-37, Calendario manual y guía de forasteros en Madrid; 1838-72, Guía de forasteros en Madrid
Topic: Spain -- Registers
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Topics: Italian language -- Dictionaries French, French language -- Dictionaries Italian
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Topics: Mapuche language -- Dictionaries Spanish, Spanish language -- Dictionaries Araucanian
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Topics: Feudalism -- Sardinia (Kingdom), Sardinia (Kingdom)
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by Cherubini, Francesco, 1789-1851
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Topics: Italian language -- Dictionaries, Italian language -- Dialects Mantua
Spanish and Italian
Topic: Italians
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Topic: English language -- Grammar
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by Olive, Pedro María de
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Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language
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by Zambaldi, Francesco, 1837-
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Topic: Italian language
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Title page and introductory pages lacking
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language, Spanish language in America
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Topics: Spanish language -- Dictionaries, Spanish language -- Provincialisms Argentina
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by Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D; Sacerdoti, Nedda
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by Cejador y Frauca, Julio, 1864-1927
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish language, Spanish-American literature, Basque language
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by Covarrubias Orozco, Sebastián de, 1539-1613
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Topic: Spanish language
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Topic: Quotations
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Topics: French language -- Dictionaries Italian, Italian language -- Dictionaries French
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Vol. 1. ABC y suplemento aestas tres letras.- Vol. 2. Ch-F.- Vol. 3. G.-M.- Vol. 4. N-Q.- Vol. 5. R-Z
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language in America
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by Pérez Escrich, Enrique, 1829-1897
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"Diccionario español-gitano-germanesco": p. [2]-69
Topics: Romanies, Romanies, Spanish language, Romani poetry
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Continued as Sesiones del Congreso nacional
Topic: Chile -- Politics and government 1810-
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Topic: Spanish language in America
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Topics: Basque language, Spanish language, French language
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by Aguilera Patiño, Luisita V
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Latin America
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by Rodríguez, Zorobabel, 1839-1901
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Chile
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Topics: Spain -- Genealogy Periodicals, Genealogy -- Periodicals, genealogy
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Topic: Autographs
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by Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D; Sacerdoti, Nedda
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by Calandrelli, Matías; López, Vicente Fidel, 1815-1903
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Vol. 1-5 published 1880-82; v. 6-12, 1907-1916
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Spanish language
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by Señan y Velazquez, Joseph; Spain. Ministerio de Hacienda
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Topics: Housing -- Spain, Spain -- Social conditions
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Costa Rica
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by Calandrelli, Matías; López, Vicente Fidel, 1815-1903
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Vol. 1-5 published 1880-82; v. 6-12, 1907-1916
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Spanish language
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by 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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Topics: Italian language -- Dialects Periodicals, Raeto-Romance language -- Periodicals, Romance languages...
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by Calandrelli, Matías; López, Vicente Fidel, 1815-1903
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Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Spanish language -- Etymology Dictionaries
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Topic: Spanish language
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Vol. 1. ABC y suplemento aestas tres letras.- Vol. 2. Ch-F.- Vol. 3. G.-M.- Vol. 4. N-Q.- Vol. 5. R-Z
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language in America
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by Gagini, Carlos, 1865-1925
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Costa Rica
"Obra publicada bajo los auspicios de la Comisión nacional del centenario."
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Topics: Spanish language in America, Spanish language
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Topics: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Tabasco (Mexico), Spanish language -- Provincialisms Latin...
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by Centro de Estudios Históricos (Spain); Instituto Antonio de Nebrija; Instituto "Miguel de Cervantes"
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Topics: Spanish philology -- Periodicals, Spanish philology -- Bibliography Periodicals
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by Menéndez Pidal, Ramón, 1869-1968
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Topic: Spanish language -- Grammar, Historical
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Topics: Mapuche language -- Dictionaries Spanish, Spanish language -- Dictionaries Araucanian
Vol. 1. - A - G.- Vol. 2. - H - S.- Vol. 3. - T - Z; Apéndix
Topic: Catalan language
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Topics: Arabic language -- Dialects Egypt, Arabic language -- Conversation and phrase books