February 4th, 1880.
THE Council, with a view to the convenience of the Fellows generally, and to the better care of Works that are easily injured, have deemed it expedient to make the following regulations, in conformity with $ection, XIX. Art. 1 of the Bye-Laws.
s. The Books shall only be delivered to a Fellow of the Society
or to some one producing a written order from such Fellow ;
and a op! shall be given by the person to whom the book
is delivered (expressing the name of the Fellow for whom it
is received), in a book kept for that purpose.
2. Any Fellow failing to return a book on the application of the
Council, or returning books torn or defaced, shall be consi-
dered as liable for their value; and if they are separate volumes,
for the value of the whole work rendered imperfect.
. All books allowed to circulate may be retained A FORTNIGHT;
after the expiration of that time every book shall be immedi-
ately returned, so soon as the Fellow shall receive an intima-
tion from the Librarian that it is wanted; and after the ex-
iration of ONE MONTH from the date of its having been
#. from the Library, every book shall be returned.
. All books shall be returned on the first Monday in Sep-
tember for a fortnight, during which period the Library shall
, be closed for cleaning.
No Fellow shall have in his possession at one time more than
SIX VOLUMES, without the permission of the Council.
. Any Member failing to comply with the above regulations, after
receiving notice from the Librarian, shall be fined half-a-crown
for every week that a volume is detained beyond the time
allowed; and the privilege of having books from the Library
shall cease until the fines are o and the books are returned.
. All charges of carriage and delivery of books &c. to and from
Fellows shall be defrayed by the Fellow borrowing the same.
I. There are certain books which cannot be allowed to circulate. A list of these shall be prefixed to the printed Catalogue of the Library, and a notice of such additions to that list as the Council may from time to time feel it necessary to make shall be fixed up in the Library. II. No Map, Section, or Drawing can be allowed to circulate without permission in writing granted by the Council, or by the President or one of the Secretaries. III. No book or illustration in loose sheets shall be allowed to circulate. IV. No Periodical Publication, and no Volume or part of the Transactions of any Society, shall be allowed to circulate until after the expiration of four months from the date of its having been received at the Society. ". All new works shall circulate amongst the Fellows after the ... of a fortnight from the time of their being received, | unless the Council (or, during the recess, the President or one of the Secretaries) shall determine otherwise.
INo book lent to the Society is allowed to circulate without a written order from the Proprietor.