Splendor of Letters by Nicholas A Basbanes
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Splendor of Letters
By Nicholas A Basbanes

A Splendor of Letters

The Permanence of Books in an Impermanent World

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Splendor of Letters by Nicholas A Basbanes

Book Description

A continuation of the study that began with A Gentle Madness and Patience & Fortitude considers the issues that surround the role of books in contemporary society, including book and library destruction and preservation in various parts of the world. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780060580803
ISBN-10: 0060580801
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: HarperPerennial
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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"A basic guide to all aspects of book collecting: what to collect, who to buy from, auctions, bibliographies, care, fakes, investments, donations, definitions, and more."

On Paper by Nicholas A Basbanes On Paper, Paperback / softback (July 2014)

A consideration of all things paper--the invention that revolutionized human civilization; its thousand-fold uses (and misuses); its sweeping influence on society; its makers, shapers, collectors, and pulpers--by the admired cultural historian.

Quotable Book Lover by Nicholas A Basbanes Quotable Book Lover, Paperback / softback (July 2013)

Originally published: New York: Lyons Press, c1999.

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