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Smithsonian

English - 319 pages - ISBN-10: 089599030X - ISBN-13: 9780895990303

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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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Zoey Walker

Very good book...U will get to understand him so much better.

Samantha Peltier

Nice It has a nice story about how to always let go the past and fall in love.

Ivan Thompson

It was damn awesome, sweet, the way of describing the romance was just marvellous

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