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The Library free pdf Throughout the history of the world, libraries have been constructed, burned, discovered, raided, and cherished - and the treasures they've housed have evolved from early stone tablets to the mass-produced, bound paper books of our present day. The Library invites you to enter the libraries of ancient Greece, early China, Renaissance England, and modern-day America, and speaks to the book lover in all of us. Incorporating beautiful illustrations, insightful quotations, and many marvelous mysteries of libraries - their books, patrons, and keepers - this book is certain to provide you with a wealth of knowledge and enjoyment. It includes 80 full-color and 20 black-and-white photographs.

About Stuart A. P. Mu

Stuart A. P. Murray has been an author and editor for almost thirty years, specializing in American history. The author of thirty-four books, including the award-winning America's Song: The Story of "Yankee Doodle," and books on the American Revolution, the Civil War and the Vietnam War. He lives in Petersburgh, NY. Nicholas A. Basbanes is the author of the bestselling book on book collecting, A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. Donald G. Davies, JR., editor of Libraries

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Author : Stuart A. P. Mu
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing
Data Published : 05 April 2012
ISBN : 1616084537
EAN : 9781616084530
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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