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Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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ISBN 10: 1584561777 / ISBN 13: 9781584561774
Published by HarperCollins., NY:, 2005
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HC in dust jacket and slipcase, 1/250 signed & numbered copies. 1st Printing. The first limited edition of one of Basbane's books, specially bound in heavy blue Franconia cloth with gold stamping and a matching slipcase. A fine copy in fine dust jacket and slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 16654

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Publisher: HarperCollins., NY:

Publication Date: 2005

Edition: Oak Knoll Press edition

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First edition, one of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and in slipcase unopened copy. This is the first time that one of Nick Basbanes' titles has appeared in a limited edition. Inspired by a landmark exhibition mounted by the British Library in 1963 Printing and the Mind of Man of 440 books that "made things happen" in the world, Basbanes examines the specific aspects of book culture, considers various works that have shaped our culture, nudged the course of history, and influenced the way we see the world. This limited edition is bound in a high quality Franconia cloth with gold stamping, attractively illustrated with 50 photographs, wrapped in the original jacket and housed in a specially made slipcase. 380 pages. cloth, dust jacket, slipcase.. 8vo..

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