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The Library : An Illustrated History
by Stuart A. P. Murray and Nicholas A. Basbanes and Donald G. Davis


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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More About The Library by Stuart A. P. Murray; Nicholas A. Basbanes; Donald G. Davis
 
 
 
Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781616084530
  • ISBN-10: 1616084537
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publish Date: March 2012
  • Page Count: 310
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7.1 x 0.87 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds


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