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The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System, 2nd Edition by M. P. Satija

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Appendix 4:

Appendix 4: Revision tutorial: answers

1. 10 December 1851, Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey.

2. 1876. A Classification and subject index for cataloguing and arranging the books and pamphlets of a library. It was published by the Amherst College, Massachusetts. Authorship was anonymous.

3. 

(a) It was given a new and stable title: Decimal Classification and the Relative Index.

(b) It was copyrighted by the Library Bureau Company owned by Melvil Dewey.

(c) It was 11 times larger than the first edition.

(d) W.S. Biscoe (1853–1933), a friend of Dewey, was associated in editing this edition.

(e) The class numbers were expanded beyond three digits which demonstrated for the first time the potential of decimal notation.

(f) Tables of form ...

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