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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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by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
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by Martínez Villergas, Juan, 1817-1894
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Topic: Spanish poetry -- 19th century History and criticism
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Topics: Spanish orations (Collections), Spanish poetry
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by Lustonó, Eduardo de, 1849-
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Humorous poetry, Spanish
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Topic: Spanish poetry (Collections)
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by Serrano y Sanz, Manuel, 1868-1932
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At head of title: Real Academia Española
Topics: Spanish poetry, Women authors, Authors, Spanish
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by Portillo, Bruno; Vázquez de Aldana, Enrique
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Binder's title: Cancionero del siglo XV
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by Cueto, Leopoldo Augusto de, marqués de Valmar, 1815-1901
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In titles, v. 6-9: Por D. Juan Joseph Lopez de Sedano
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by Machado, Manuel, 1874-1947
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[Vol. 1] Lope de Vega.- Calderon. - Alarcon.- [Vol. 2] - Tirso de Molina. - Moreto. - Rojas
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by Vasconcellos, Carolina Michaëlis de, 1851-1925
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Vol. 1. Poetas de los siglos XV-XVIII
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by Hidalgo, Juan, fl. 1609; Moncada, Sancho de; Quevedo, Francisco de, 1580-1645
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Topics: Spanish poetry -- Collections, Ballads -- Collections
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by Böhl de Faber, Juan Nicolás, 1770-1836
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by Boccherini y Calonge, Alfredo, 1847-
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by Crespo, Pedro
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by Böhl de Faber, Juan Nicolás, 1770-1836
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Topics: Sonnets, Spanish poetry
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by Costantina, Juan Fernandez de
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Vol. 1. Leandro Fernandez de Moratin; Juan Melendez Valdes.- Vol. 2. El Conde de Norona; Melchor Gaspar de Jovellanos; Nicasio Álvarez de Cienfuegos; José María Roldan; Francisco de Castro; Manuel de Arjona; Francisco Sanchez Barbero
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by Böhl de Faber, Juan Nicolás, 1770-1836
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(Junta para ampliación de estudios e investigaciones cientificas Centro de Estudios Historicos)
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by Cueto, Leopoldo Augusto de, marqués de Valmar, 1815-1901
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Autores:- Miguel Tenorio; Francisco Grandallana; El Solitario; A. de Saavedra, duque de Rivas; Fernando de la Vera; Javier Valdelomar y Pineda; Francisco Rodriguez Zapata; José Manuel Tenorio; Salvador Bermudez de Castro; Pedro de la Puente y Apezechea; Pedro Manuel Monti y Sorela; Pedro Alcántara Liañe; Francisco Fernandez Golfin; Lorenzo Nicolas Quintana; José Lorenzo Figueroa; Gabriel Garcia Tassara
Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Serrano y Sanz, Manuel, 1868-1932
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At head of title: Real Academia Española
Topics: Spanish poetry, Women authors, Authors, Spanish
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Topic: Spanish poetry (Collections)
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Topic: Spanish poetry (Collections)
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by Pellicer de Ossau Salas y Tovar, José, 1602-1679
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Topics: Religious poetry, Spanish, Spanish poetry
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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by Alonso Sortés, Narciso, 1875-
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by Vasconcellos, Carolina Michaëlis de, 1851-1925
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Vol. 1. Poetas de los siglos XV-XVIII
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Vol. 1. Leandro Fernandez de Moratin; Juan Melendez Valdes.- Vol. 2. El Conde de Norona; Melchor Gaspar de Jovellanos; Nicasio Álvarez de Cienfuegos; José María Roldan; Francisco de Castro; Manuel de Arjona; Francisco Sanchez Barbero
Topic: Spanish poetry
Each work is paged separately and has its own title-page and imprint
Topics: Spanish poetry, Orations
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by Fernández de Constantina, Juan; Foulché-Delbosc, R. (Raymond), 1864-1929
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Spanish ballads and songs
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by Uhagón y Guardamino, Francisco Rafael de, marqués de Laurencín, 1858-1927
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Spanish poetry (Collections)
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by Cavestany, Juan Antonio; Palacio, Manuel del
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Speech given upon his reception into the Real Academia Española
Topics: Ballads, Spanish poetry
"Discurso del excmo. sr. d. Francisco Silvela": p. [197]-210
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by Gutiérrez de Alba, José María, 1822-1897
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"Coleccion de poesías religiosas y festivas"
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Introduction by Eugenio de Ochoa
Topics: María Cristina, Queen Consort of Ferdinand VII, 1806-1878, Spanish poetry, Spanish poetry
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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Earlier edition appears under title: Obras de eloquencia y de poesía
Topics: Orations, Spanish poetry
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Topics: Roca de Togores, María de la Piedad, Duquesa de Frias, Spanish poetry
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by Pidal y Mon, Alejandro, 1846-1913
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Manuscripts, Spanish
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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by Palacio Valdés, Armando, 1853-1938
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Topics: Spanish poetry, Poets, Spanish
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by Heredia, Nicolás
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by Catalina, Mariano, 1842-1913
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by San Luis, Luis José Sartorius, conde de, 1810?-1871
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