The Art & History of Books
ISBN 13: 9781884718038
Publisher: Oak Knoll Pr
Publication Date: 1995
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A superbly written and lavishly illustrated history of recent years will delight designers, students, and booklovers everywhere. "A remarkable achievement". -- Publishers Weekly
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Book Description: Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / The British Library, London, 1995. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Reprint Edition. 336 pages. Softcover. New book. BOOKS ON BOOKS. A tightly written and lavishly illustrated panorama of book design from its earliest history to recent years. Tracing the history of fine books against a background of changing patrons, improving technology, religious and social change, and the state of the arts throughout the world, this volume encompasses both illustrated and unillustrated books with a breadth of detail not found in any other work. With 176 facsimile pages from books of unusual beauty or interest, many of them photographed especially for this volume, The Art & History of Books, is more than a valuable reference source: it is a perfect example of expert design, cogent description, and relevant illustration. (Key Words: Norma Levarie, Nicolas Barker, Books on Books). book. Bookseller Inventory # 35721X1
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