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The Smithsonian Book of Books

By: Olmert, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16547


Light edge wear to dustjacket, remainder mark bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Stunning colour illustrations throughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320 pages; A history of book making cites examples from as far back as the eighth century, reveals the stories behind the makings of famous works, and includes such chapters as The Book Maker's Craft and Scrolls and Scribes. View more info

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Great Books and Book Collectors

By: Thomas, Alan G.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16546


Short tear top fore edge of DJ, light creasing top edge ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Liberally illustrated thoughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 279 pages; A history of some of the early important books, how they were made, and the individuals which made them important; the bookbinders, illustrators etc. and the collectors who preserved them. View more info