The Smithsonian Book of Books – Olmert, Michael

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ISBN: 0517147254
Title: The Smithsonian Book of Books
Author: Olmert, Michael
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Wings Books, New York
Publication Date: 1992
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: F

Synopsis: Through more than 300 glorious illustrations from library collections around the globe, you’ll discover a wealth of book lore in these pages and gain a new appreciation for the role of books in human society, from our earliest attempts at writing and recording information to the newest electronic books; from sumptuous illuminated and bejeweled medieval manuscripts to Gutenberg and the invention of movable type; from the diverse arts and crafts of bookmaking to the building of magnificent libraries for housing treasured volumes; from the ancient epic of Gilgamesh to the plays of Shakespeare and the tales of Beatrix Potter; and from the earliest illustrated books to revolutionary science texts.

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ISBN: 0517147254
Title: The Smithsonian Book of Books
Author: Olmert, Michael
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Wings Books, New York
Publication Date: 1992
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: F

Synopsis: Through more than 300 glorious illustrations from library collections around the globe, you’ll discover a wealth of book lore in these pages and gain a new appreciation for the role of books in human society, from our earliest attempts at writing and recording information to the newest electronic books; from sumptuous illuminated and bejeweled medieval manuscripts to Gutenberg and the invention of movable type; from the diverse arts and crafts of bookmaking to the building of magnificent libraries for housing treasured volumes; from the ancient epic of Gilgamesh to the plays of Shakespeare and the tales of Beatrix Potter; and from the earliest illustrated books to revolutionary science texts.

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