Books on Books, General
An Unquiet History
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0393020290
Provides an intriguing historical study of libraries and books, their preservation, and destruction, from the U.S. to Europe and Asia, from medieval monasteries and Vatican collections to the ever-changing information highway of today. 10,000 first printing.
The Matthew J. And Arlyn Bruccoli Collection Of F. Scott Fitzgerald At The University Of South Carolina
An Illustrated Catalogue
Hardcover ISBN: 1570035563
Sometimes he used letterhead inscribed "Hack Writer and Plagiarist." He possessed a silver flask engraved with "For-get-me-not Zelda" from 1918. He kept books about writing by Conrad in his library. These and hundreds of other hints about the life and work of Fitzgerald are in this catalog of the collection, including entries on manuscripts, correspondence, documents, inscriptions, screenplays, photographs, keepsakes of his Princeton days, first book appearances, exhibition catalogs, memorabilia, and blurbs. This catalog also describes books, manuscripts, correspondence, documents, and artwork by Zelda Fitzgerald and material about Sheilah Graham, including that related to Fitzgerald. Bucker (English, U. of South Carolina Sumter) introduces the material with a sound and charming essay on the very good reasons for collecting such materials, and how this collection came to be. Annotation
The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf
Hardcover ISBN: 0394478770
Interviews, letters, diaries, and papers contribute to an autobiographical account of the late Bennett Cerf's childhood and young manhood and of his long career as one of America's foremost publishers
A Guide to the Books of William Blake for Innocent & Experienced Readers
With Notes on Interpretive Criticism 1910-1984
Paperback ISBN: 0861404084
The writings of William Blake were not really understood by his contemporaries or the Victorians, and it was only in 1910, with the publication of Joseph Wicksteed'sBlake's Vision of the Book of Job, that the long process of comprehending Blake's works seriously began. Part I of this work consists of twelve chapters that are primarily intended to instruct the reader who has little or no acquaintance with Blake's more difficult works.
Patience & Fortitude
A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0060196955
Explores the history and continuing relevance of books, introducing readers to librarians, readers, writers, scholars, bookbinders, and booksellers around the world.