The Book on the Bookshelf
ISBN10: 0375406492 ISBN13: 9780375406492 Publisher: Random House Inc Published: Sep 1 1999 Pages: 290 Weight: 1.24lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.25" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English
Tracing the evolution of the book and its companion, the bookshelf, an intriguing study ranges from the scrolls of antiquity to the modern-day volume, explaining how the art of book storage evolved, and discusses such topics as libraries, bookselling, book collection, and book buying throughout history. 25,000 first printing. Tour.