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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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2016 Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928- author; Canadian Academy of the Arts, issuing body
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"A textbook for 3rd and 4th year university students of Spanish. Consists of ten lessons concerning human relations, careers, science, sports, and techniques of literary analysis, plus specialized vocabulary listings on a wide variety of everyday subjects."--
Topic: Spanish language
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2005 Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928-; Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928-; Canadian Academy of the Arts
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70 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Topic: Diplomatic relations
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1996 Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928-; Canadian Academy of the Arts
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xxxvi, 187 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm
Topics: Women, Feminism, Women in literature, Femmes, Féminisme, Femmes dans la littérature, Feminism,...
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1985 Chabas, Roque; Llobregat, Enrique A
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Facsimile reproduction. Originally published: Denia : Imprenta de Pedro Botella, 1886-
Topic: Spanish literature
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1985 Chabas, Roque; Llobregat, Enrique A
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Facsimile reproduction. Originally published: Denia : Imprenta de Pedro Botella, 1886-
Topic: Spanish literature
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1976 Casal, Julián del, 1863-1893; Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928-
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3 volumes (XX-287 p)(XX-466 p)(XVII-491 p) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Topic: Casal, Julián del 1863-1893
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1976 Casal, Julián del, 1863-1893; Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928-
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3 volumes (XX-287 p)(XX-466 p)(XVII-491 p) : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Thesis-Madrid
Topics: Petronius Arbiter, Apuleius, Fiction
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1971 Grau, Jacinto, 1877-
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1970 Larroque, Enrique
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Topic: Civilization, Modern
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1960 Relgis, Eugen; Troise, Pablo
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1957 Angelón, Manuel, 1831-1889
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Topic: Spanish poetry
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1955 Fernández Almagro, Melchor, 1895-1966
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Topic: Ganivet, Ángel
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1952 Sáinz de Robles, Federico Carlos, 1898-
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Topic: Short stories, Spanish
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1950 Ciges Aparicio, Manuel, 1873-
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At head of title: El libro de la decadencia
Topic: Journalism
Vol. 1. Galdos; Benavente; Condesa de Pardo Bazan; Unamuno; Palacio Valdés; Rubén Dario; Baroja; Dicenta; Ricardo León; Nogales Répide; Arturo Reyes y Pedro Mata: Vol. 2.- ernardo Morales San Martin; Diego San José; Concha Espina; W. Fernàndez-Flórez; J. Ortega Munilla; V. Blasco Ibañez; F. Trigo; José Echegaray; Alvarez Quintero (S. y. J.); Alvaro Retana; Gutiérrez Gamero; Antonio de Hoyos y Vinent
Topic: Spanish literature
Vol. 1. Galdos; Benavente; Condesa de Pardo Bazan; Unamuno; Palacio Valdés; Rubén Dario; Baroja; Dicenta; Ricardo León; Nogales Répide; Arturo Reyes y Pedro Mata: Vol. 2.- ernardo Morales San Martin; Diego San José; Concha Espina; W. Fernàndez-Flórez; J. Ortega Munilla; V. Blasco Ibañez; F. Trigo; José Echegaray; Alvarez Quintero (S. y. J.); Alvaro Retana; Gutiérrez Gamero; Antonio de Hoyos y Vinent
Topic: Spanish literature
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1947 Zorrilla, José, 1817-1893
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Vol. 1. Obras poéticas.- Vol. 2. Obras dramáticas.- Vol. 3. Obras poéticas y dramáticas
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1947 Zorrilla, José, 1817-1893
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Vol. 1. Obras poéticas.- Vol. 2. Obras dramáticas.- Vol. 3. Obras poéticas y dramáticas
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1947 Zorrilla, José, 1817-1893
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Vol. 1. Obras poéticas.- Vol. 2. Obras dramáticas.- Vol. 3. Obras poéticas y dramáticas
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1944 Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848; Genez y Solanes, José
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Translation of his Il furioso, o L'isola di Domingo
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1942 Tenreiro, Ramón María, b. 1879; Palmerin of England
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Amadía de Gaula; Palmerín de Inglaterra
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1942 Cuevas, Mariano, 1879-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Catholic Church, Mexico -- Church history
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1940 Prida Santacilia, Pablo
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1940 [Mármol, José, 1818-1871]
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Lacks title page
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1940 Pagano, José León, 1875-
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Topic: Argentine poetry
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1940 Quiroga, Horacio, 1879-1937
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1940 Antón del Olmet, Luis.
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Topic: Costa, Joaquín, 1846-1911
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Topic: Santander, Franciso de Paula, 1792-1840
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1938 Sotela, Rogelio, 1894-1943
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Topics: Costa Rican literature, Costa Rican literature
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1935 Jardiel Poncela, Enrique, 1901-
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"1880. Habanera (núsica de Ricardo Boronat)": 1st-2d leaves at end
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1930 Valle-Inclán, Ramón del, 1866-1936
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1930 Martínez Sierra, Gregorio, 1881-1947
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1930 Ossorio y Bernard, Manuel, 1839-1904
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1930 Unamuno, Miguel de, 1864-1936
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1930 Gómez de la Serna, Ramón, 1888-1963
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1930 Chocano, José Santos, 1875-1934
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1930 Camba, Francisco
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1930 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616; Solana, Ezequiel, 1863-
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Topic: Spanish language
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1929 Cejador Y Frauca, Julio
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1929 Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635; Pitollet, Camille, 1874-
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1928 Zarco-Bacas y Cuevas, Eusebio Julián, 1887-
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Topic: León, Luis de, 1527-1591
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1928 Ganivet, Angel, 1865-1898
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1928 Alarcón, Pedro Antonio de, 1833-1891; Brownell, George Griffin, 1869-1931
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1927 Ramírez de Villa-Urrutia, Wenceslao, marqués, 1850-1933
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La jornada del Condestable de Castilla a Inglaterra para las paces de 1604; La embajada de Lord Nottingham a España en 1605; Rubens diplomatico; Antonio Van Dyck; Francisco de Vitoria, precursor de Grocio; La literatura del derecho internacional en España durante el siglo XVII
Topics: Vitoria, Francisco de, 1486?-1546, Tarsis ó Tassis y Peralta, Juan de, Nottingham, Charles Howard,...
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Dedication signed: Léon Roch
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1925 Martínez Sierra, Gregorio, 1881-1947
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1925 Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente, 1867-1928; Linares Becerra, Luis, 1887-
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1925 Astrana Marín, Luis, 1889-
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1925 Miró, Gabriel, 1879-1930
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1925 Niccodemi, Dario, 1877-1934
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1925 Baroja, Pío, 1872-1956
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1925 León, Ricardo, 1877-1943
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1924 Salinas, Pedro, 1892-1951
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1924 Vargas Vila, José María, 1860-1933
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1923 Torres Bodet, Jaime, 1902-1974
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De Humanidades, tomo 6, páginas 15 a 31
Topics: Spanish language, Spanish language in America
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1923 Garbalosa, Graziella, 1895-
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1923 Sanjurjo, Primitivo R
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Topics: Indians of Mexico, Treatment of, Slavery and slave-trade
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1923 Araquistáin, Luis, 1886-
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1923 Medina, José Toribio, 1852-1930; Aguirre, Miguel de, d. 1664; Brouwer, Hendrik, d. 1643
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Preface signed J.T. Medina
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1923 Torre, Lisandro de la, 1868-1939
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Topics: Constitutional conventions, Santa Fe (Argentina : Province) -- Politics and government
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1923 Dam, Cornelis Frans Adolf van, 1899-
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Topics: Dutch literature -- History and criticism, Spanish literature -- Foreign influences and relations
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1923 Rufo Gutiérrez, Juan, fl. 1584; Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles
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1923 Reyes, Alfonso, 1889-1959
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Topic: Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino, 1856-1912
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1923 Linares Rivas, Manuel, 1867-1938
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1923 Wast, Hugo, 1883-1962
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1923 Capdevila, Arturo, 1889-
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Topic: Banking law