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Henry Petroski

Book on the Bookshelf

€ 18.95

Tracing the evolution of the book and its companion, the bookshelf, an intriguing study ranges from the scrolls of antiquity to the modern-day volume, explaining how the art of book storage evolved, and discusses such topics as libraries, bookselling, book collection, and book buying throughout hist

Text in English


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface ix
Books on Bookshelves
3(21)
From Scrolls to Codices
24(16)
Chests, Cloisters, and Carrels
40(15)
Chained to the Desk
55(19)
The Press of Books
74(26)
Studying Studies
100(29)
Up Against the Wall
129(17)
Books and Bookshops
146(21)
Bookstack Engineering
167(25)
Shelves That Move
192(23)
The Care of Books
215(18)
Appendix: Order, Order 233(20)
Notes 253(16)
Bibliography 269(10)
Illustrations 279(4)
Index 283
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
304 pagina's
Januari 2000
272 gram
203 x 133 x 19 mm
Vintage Books us

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