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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: Entremés, Spanish drama (Collections), Spanish drama -- History and criticism
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by Madrid. Biblioteca Municipal; Cambronero, Carlos, 1849-1913
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Bibliography, Madrid (Spain) -- Bibliography
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by Palau, Melchor de
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Songs, Spanish
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by Foulché-Delbosc, R. (Raymond), 1864-1929
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Topics: Spanish ballads and songs, Spanish poetry -- Early to 1500
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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Topics: Carols, Spanish poetry
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by Milá y Fontanals, Manuel, 1818-1884; Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish poetry, Catalan literature, Catalan poetry (Collections), Troubadours
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Topics: Carols, Spanish poetry
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by Aguilar y Tejera, Agustín
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Religious poetry, Spanish
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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by Foulché-Delbosc, R. (Raymond), 1864-1929
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Topics: Spanish ballads and songs, Spanish poetry -- Early to 1500
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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by Milá y Fontanals, Manuel, 1818-1884; Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish poetry, Catalan literature, Catalan poetry (Collections), Troubadours
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by Madrid. Biblioteca municipal; Cambronero, Carlos, 1849-1913
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Bibliography, Madrid (Spain) -- Bibliography
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700, Religious drama, Spanish
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by Castillo, Hernando del; Balenchana, José Antonio de; Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles
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Edited by José A. de Balenchana
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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Vol. 1. Moratin, L.F. de. Origines del teatro español seguidos de una coleccion de piezas dramaticas anteriores á Lope de Vega.- Vol. 2. Teatro escogido de Lope de Vega.- Vol. 3. Teatro escogido de Calderon de la Barca.- Vol. 4. Teatro escogido desde el siglo XVII hasta nuestros dias
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by Rodríguez Marín, Francisco, 1855-1943
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by Díaz Cassou, Pedro; López Almagro, Antonio, 1839-; García López, Mariano
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
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by Biblioteca Nacional (Spain); Paz y Mélia, Antonio, 1842-1927
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"Advertencia" signed: A. Paz y Mélia
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by Baena, Juan Alfonso de; Michel, Francisque, 1809-1887
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by Baena, Juan Alfonso de; Michel, Francisque, 1809-1887
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by Cronan, Urban
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by Sánchez, Tomás Antonio, 1732-1798; Ochoa y Ronna, Eugenio de, 1815-1872
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by Zurita, Marciano, 1887-1929
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Topics: Spanish literature -- History and criticism, Spanish drama -- History and criticism, Theater --...
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Topic: Spanish poetry (Collections)
With Vol. 2 title continues: Parte segunda en que se contiene la respuesta á las cartas de Doña Pantoja, con un apéndice de ilustraciones relativas al mismo asunto ... y un romance histórico-cómico que es un compendio de toda la obra
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
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by Francos Rodríguez, José, 1862-1931
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Topics: Spanish drama, Theater
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by Sánchez, Tomás Antonio, 1732-1798
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by [Loyola y Oranguren, Ignacio de, marqués de la Olmeda, d. 1764]; Nasarre, Blas Antonio, 1689-1751; Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635; Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681
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"Papel circular, que, solicitando el examen, censura, y correccion de esta obra, escrivio el autor" (8th-11th prelim. leaves) signed: Don Thomàs de Erauso y Zavaleta [pseud.]
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by Gómez-Bravo, Vicente, 1874-
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"Advertencia preliminar" dated Nov. 13, 1910; "P.S.," Jan. 20, 1911
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Vol. 1. Prólogo general, por Antonio Cánovas del Castillo. El duque de Rivas, por Manuel Cañete; el drama en cinco jornadas, Don Álvaro ò la fuerza del sino. Antonio García Gutiérrez, por Cayetano Rosell el drama en cuatro actos, Juan Lorenzo.- José Zorrilla, por Isidoro Fernández Florez; el drama en tres actos, Traidor, inconfeso y mártir. Ventura de la Vega, por Juan Valera; La comedia en cuatro actos, El hombre de mundo. Narciso Serra, por José Fernández Bremón; La comedia en...
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
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Topics: Spanish drama (Collections), Spanish drama (Comedy)
Vol. 1. Prólogo general, por Antonio Cánovas del Castillo. El duque de Rivas, por Manuel Cañete; el drama en cinco jornadas, Don Álvaro ò la fuerza del sino. Antonio García Gutiérrez, por Cayetano Rosell el drama en cuatro actos, Juan Lorenzo.- José Zorrilla, por Isidoro Fernández Florez; el drama en tres actos, Traidor, inconfeso y mártir. Ventura de la Vega, por Juan Valera; La comedia en cuatro actos, El hombre de mundo. Narciso Serra, por José Fernández Bremón; La comedia en...
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Collections, Drama
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
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by Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Vol. 1, 7, 8, 16-19. Historia de los heteridoxos españoles. 7 vol.- Vol. 2-3. Hisoria de la poesía hispano-Americana. 2 vol.- Vol. 4 6. Historia de la poesía castellana en la edad media. 3 vol.- Vol. 7-8. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 9. Ensayos de crítica filosófica.- Vol. 10-15. Estudios sobre el teatro de Lope de Vega. 6 vol.- Vol. 16-19. See Vol. 1.- Vol. 20-21. La ciencia española. 2 vol
Topics: Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, Catholic Church, Learning and scholarship, Philosophy, Spanish,...
With Vol. 2 title continues: Parte segunda en que se contiene la respuesta á las cartas de Doña Pantoja, con un apéndice de ilustraciones relativas al mismo asunto ... y un romance histórico-cómico que es un compendio de toda la obra
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Contains music
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700, Religious drama, Spanish
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Topics: Spanish language, Spanish poetry
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Topics: Spanish drama -- Collections, Drama
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by Viñaza, Cipriano Muñoz y Manzano, conde de la, 1862-1933
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Speech given upon his reception into the Real Academia Española
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by Asquerino, Eusebio; Benitez y Torres, Fulgencio; Bretón de los Herreros, Manuel, 1796-1873; Campoamor, Ramón de, 1817-1901; Castro y Orozco, José de; Coll, G. F; Diaz, J. M; Escosura y Morrogh, Patricio de la; García Gutiérrez, Antonio, 1813-1884; García Villalta, José; Gil y Zarate, Antonio; Gonzalez Bravo, Luis; Gorostiza y Cepeda, Pedro de; Hartzenbusch, J. E; Larra, M. J. de; Morán, Geronimo; Muñoz Maldonado, José; Ochoa y Ronna, Eugenio de, 1815-1872; Rivas, Angel de Saavedra, duque de, 1791-1865; Roco de Togores y Carrasco, Mariano; Romero Larrañaga, Gregorio; Senra y Palomares, Luis; Zorrilla, José, 1817-1893
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Corresponds to the first 16 vols. of "Galería dramática: coleccion de las mejores obras del teatro moderno español" cf. British Museum and Preussische Staatsbibliothek
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by Milá y Fontanals, Manuel, 1818-1884; Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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Topics: Spanish literature, Spanish poetry, Catalan literature, Catalan poetry (Collections), Troubadours