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Romance of the Book

Classic & Contemporary Confessions on Living with Books Intensively

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Paperback

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Description

This book features a selection of essays from the early days of the book to current times when some claim the book could become an endangered species. Each writer relates a lifelong relationship with the book as a friend, source of inspiration, educational tool, an object to collect or give as a gift, or as a philosophical ally in one's darkest days. Among the writers included: Colette, Franklin, Petrarch, Poe, Lamb, Douglass, Thoreau, Hazlitt, Fuller, Gissing, Eliot, as well as contemporary authors. Printed on 80 lb. Cream White Mohawk Vellum in 12 Bookman type, with a letterpress cover printed on an antique press.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1995
Contributor
Edited by Marshall Brooks
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Birch Brook Press
Pages
192
Dimensions
215x140x15
ISBN-13
9780913559284
Product ID
1860178

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