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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: 1602397066

ISBN-13: 9781602397064

Pub. Date: 07/27/2009

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing


The Library tells the story of libraries and of the changing form and function of the book from era to era, whether clay tablets, parchment sheets, papyrus scrolls, glossy paper, recording tape or silicone chips. At the heart of the story of libraries and books is the story of the reader, who also has changed from era to era. Profusely illustrated, with

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The Library tells the story of libraries and of the changing form and function of the book from era to era, whether clay tablets, parchment sheets, papyrus scrolls, glossy paper, recording tape or silicone chips. At the heart of the story of libraries and books is the story of the reader, who also has changed from era to era. Profusely illustrated, with fascinating is a comprehensive look at libraries that will interest book lovers and librarians.

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ISBN-13:
9781602397064
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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