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Great books and book collectors

by Alan G. Thomas

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books -- History,
  • Printing -- History,
  • Book collectors

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan G. Thomas.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22054634M
    LC Control Number74077298

    In more recent times he discusses the revival of printing through the Private Press movement and finally, he follows the history of great book collectors like Sir Robert Cotton and Henry Huntingdon. The lively text and many beautiful illustrations, chosen from the finest books ever produced, do justice to the subject as one of the most glorious. Books document the evolution of our need to make sense of the world around us. This urge can be seen in the first Gutenberg bible of ; the ‘First Folio’ of plays by William Shakespeare, published in ; John James Audubon’s monumental “Birds of America,” which was printed between and ; and even the pocket-size.

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