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


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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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


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Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Library & Information Science - General
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