A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

A Gentle Madness

Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

Hardcover
Pub. price: $35.00

ISBN10: 0805036539 ISBN13: 9780805036534 Publisher: Henry Holt & Co Published: Aug 1 1995 Weight: 2.40lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

A history of book lore, book culture, and book lovers begins in Alexandria more than 2,500 years ago and passes through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the present, offering special emphasis on collecting in Great Britain and North America.

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