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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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1922 Belda, Joaquín
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1922 Heras, Antonio
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1922 [Fernández López, Ventura, 1866-]
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Topic: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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1922 Mom, Arturo S
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Topic: Spanish literature
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1922 Castro, Américo, 1885-1972
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Topic: Spanish language and literature
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1922 Bauer y Landauer, Ignacio
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1922 [Carretero, José María, 1890-]
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Author's pseud., El Caballero Audaz, at head of title
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1922 Lemos Ramírez, Gustavo, 1878-
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Topic: Spanish language -- Provincialisms Ecuador
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Topic: Pérez Galdós, Benito, 1843-1920
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1922 Pereda Valdés, Ildefonso, 1899-1996
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Topic: Ingenieros, José, 1877-1925
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1922 Ipuche, Pedro Leandro, 1889-1976
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1922 Ors, Eugenio d', 1882-1955
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Topics: Legends, genealogy
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1922 Hernández Catá, Alfonso, 1885-1940
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1922 Wast, Hugo, 1883-1962
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1922 Fernández Ardavín, Luis, 1891-1962
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1922 Arévalo Martínez, Rafael, 1884-1975
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1922 Bodria y Roig, Joseph; Martínez y Martínez, Francisco, 1866-
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1922 Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635; Montesinos, José Fernández
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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1922 Espronceda, José de, 1808-1842
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1922 Gómez Carrillo, Enrique, 1873-1927
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1922 Selva, Salomón de la, 1893-
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1922 Chacón y Calvo, José María, 1893-1969; Gómez de Avellaneda y Arteaga, Gertrudis, 1814-1873; Heredia y Campuzano, José Maria de, 1803-1839
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Topic: Cuban literature -- History and criticism
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1922 Francés, José, 1883-1964
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1922 Monner Sans, Ricardo, 1853-1927
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Topic: Monner Sans, Ricardo, 1853-1927
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1922 Díaz Rodríguez, Manuel, 1871-1927
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1922 Watson, Foster, 1860-1929
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Topic: Vives, Juan Luis, 1492-1540
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1922 Congreso Nacionalista de Trabajadores, 3d, Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic, 1922
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Topics: Labor and laboring classes -- Argentina Congresses, Labor unions -- Argentina Congresses
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1922 Mata, Pedro, 1875-1946
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1922 Amezúa y Mayo, Agustín G. de (Agustín González), d. 1956
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Topic: Spanish literature
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1922 [Carretero, José María, 1890-]
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Author's pseud., El Caballero Audaz, at head of title
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1922 Fernández Moreno, Baldomero, 1886-1950
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1922 Sarmiento, Domingo Faustino, 1811-1888
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At head of title: Eduardo Marquina
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1922 Valle-Inclán, Ramón del, 1866-1936
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1922 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616; Lomba y Pedraja, José Ramón, 1868-
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1922 Durán, Alfonso, 1883-
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1922 Arteaga y Pereira, Fernando de
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1922 Guzmán, Diego Rafael de, 1848-1920; Gómez Restrepo, Antonio, 1869-
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Don Diego Rafael de Guzmán, por Antonio Gómez Restrepo.- Resignación.- La cruz de mayo.- Importancia del espíritu español en las letras colombianas.- De la educación mental.- De la novela.- Carta madrileña.- Nochebuena en el mar.- Memoria del centenario.- Memoria de 1912.- Memoria de 1914.- Actas
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1922 Andrade Coello, Alejandro, 1886-
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1922 Pereda Valdés, Ildefonso, 1899-
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Topic: Figueroa y Torres, Alvaro de, conde de Romanones
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1922 Scarone, Arturo, 1885-
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Topic: Gauchos
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1922 Delgado, Juan Bautista, 1868-1929
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1922 Ors, Eugenio d', 1882-1955
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Half-title: Poussin y el Greco y otras notas de estética
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1922 Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente, 1867-1928
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1922 Bernárdez, Manuel, 1868-
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1922 Chaytor, H. J. (Henry John), 1871-1954
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1922 Valle, Aristóbulo del
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1922 Artucio Ferreira, Antonia
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Topic: Uruguayan poetry (Collections)
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1922 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
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La gitanilla; La ilustre fregona; Historia de los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda; Novela y coloquio que pasó entre Cipión y Berganza; El retablo de las maravillas; El cerco de Numancia; Pedro de Urdemalas.
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1922 Campos, Ruben M., 1876-1920
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1922 Sarmiento, Domingo Faustino, 1811-1888
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1922 González de la Calle, Pedro Urbano, 1879-
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Topic: Sanchez de la Brozas, Francisco
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1922 León Pinelo, Antonio de, 1590 or 91-1660; Molinari, Diego Luis, 1889-
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Reprint. Originally published: Madrid : J. Gonzalez, 1630
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Topics: Jurisprudence, Law, Justice
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1922 Rojas, Ricardo, 1882-1957
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t. 1. Blasón de Plata. 3. ed.--t. 5. Eurindia; ensayo de estética fundado en la experiencia histórica de las culturas americanas.--t. 16. El pais de la selva.--t. 18. El Cristo invisible. 3. ed
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1922 Lopes Vieira, Afonso, 1878-1946; Vasconcellos, Carolina Michaëlis de, 1851-1925
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1922 Torres Bodet, Jaime, 1902-1974
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Prologue by Arturo Torres Rioseco
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1922 Alvarez Quintero, Serafín, 1871-1938; Alvarez Quintero, Joaquín, 1873-1944
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Bound with 3 others
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1922 Wast, Hugo, 1883-1962
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1922 Castillo Solórzano, Alonso de, 1584-1648?; Ruiz Morcuende, Federico, 1890-
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1922 Llano Roza de Ampudia, Aurelio de
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Topics: Superstition, Folklore, Spain -- Social life and customs, Asturias (Spain)
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1922 Garet Mas, Julio
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