Museums of books; Museum collections; Private museums of books; Kolekcje muzealne; Muzea książki; Prywatne muzea książki
Nowa Biblioteka, Nr 1 (2017), s. 57-78
The article presents the opinions of researchers, definitions and functions
of museums in Polish scholarly literature and emphasises the significance of museum
institutions in the process of preserving the cultural heritage of people. Special
emphasis is put on the problems associated with the book as a peculiar museum
object. The appraisal-related analysis covers not only state museums of books but
also private initiatives of collectors.