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I'veI’ve been looking at the bibliography of an old book called History Of BurmaHistory Of Burma by G. E. Harvey and am quite confused. There are abbreviations introduced first like so -this:

B Bodleian Library

BM British Museum

IO India Office Library

B Bodleian Library
BM British Museum
IO India Office Library

In actual citations, theAn example for an actual citation is as follow -:

John Stevens, The Portuguese Asia, three vols 1695.

B 55.b.59-61.

BM 582.e.6, 8.

IO 300.A.76.H.10-12

John Stevens, The Portuguese Asia, three vols 1695.

B 55.b.59-61.
BM 582.e.6, 8.
IO 300.A.76.H.10-12

I can see the abbreviations refer to respective libraries, but what about the numbers.? Are they referring to the book'sbook’s location in the library, or pages within the book itself?

I've been looking at the bibliography of an old book called History Of Burma by G. E. Harvey and am quite confused. There are abbreviations introduced first like so -

B Bodleian Library

BM British Museum

IO India Office Library

In actual citations, the example is as follow -

John Stevens, The Portuguese Asia, three vols 1695.

B 55.b.59-61.

BM 582.e.6, 8.

IO 300.A.76.H.10-12

I can see the abbreviations refer to respective libraries but what about the numbers. Are they referring to the book's location in the library, or pages within the book itself?

I’ve been looking at the bibliography of an old book called History Of Burma by G. E. Harvey and am quite confused. There are abbreviations introduced first like this:

B Bodleian Library
BM British Museum
IO India Office Library

An example for an actual citation is:

John Stevens, The Portuguese Asia, three vols 1695.

B 55.b.59-61.
BM 582.e.6, 8.
IO 300.A.76.H.10-12

I can see the abbreviations refer to respective libraries, but what about the numbers? Are they referring to the book’s location in the library, or pages within the book itself?

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Confused about bibliography in old books

I've been looking at the bibliography of an old book called History Of Burma by G. E. Harvey and am quite confused. There are abbreviations introduced first like so -

B Bodleian Library

BM British Museum

IO India Office Library

In actual citations, the example is as follow -

John Stevens, The Portuguese Asia, three vols 1695.

B 55.b.59-61.

BM 582.e.6, 8.

IO 300.A.76.H.10-12

I can see the abbreviations refer to respective libraries but what about the numbers. Are they referring to the book's location in the library, or pages within the book itself?