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The Library: An Illustrated History
     

The Library: An Illustrated History

by Stuart A. P. Murray, Nicholas A. Basbanes, Donald G. Davis
 

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ISBN-10: 0838909914

ISBN-13: 9780838909911

Pub. Date: 06/28/2009

Publisher: American Library Association

Throughout the history of the world, libraries have been constructed, burned, discovered, raided, and cherished—and the treasures they've housed have evolved from early stone tablets to the mass-produced, bound paper books of our present day. The Library invites you to enter the libraries of ancient Greece, early China, Renaissance England, and

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Throughout the history of the world, libraries have been constructed, burned, discovered, raided, and cherished—and the treasures they've housed have evolved from early stone tablets to the mass-produced, bound paper books of our present day. The Library invites you to enter the libraries of ancient Greece, early China, Renaissance England, and modern-day America, and speaks to the book lover in all of us. Incorporating beautiful illustrations, insightful quotations, and many marvelous mysteries of libraries—their books, patrons, and keepers—this book is certain to provide you with a wealth of knowledge and enjoyment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838909911
Publisher:
American Library Association
Publication date:
06/28/2009
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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