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

Nicholas A. Basbanes

Published by U.S.A.: Henry Holt and Company, 1995
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Hardcover 1st printing of the 1st edition (Holt, 1995; # line with "1" being smallest number). Fine in fine dust jacket with the tiniest of small bends to dj tips. Unclipped. 5" x 7" Publisher's card (for booksellers) laid in - one side reproduces dj image; other reproduces dj blurb w. ordering information. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17052319243

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Title: A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes,...
Publisher: U.S.A.: Henry Holt and Company
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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Book Description Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st. 1st Hardcover, 8vo, 638pp with index. B/w illustrated and photograph plates throughout. Mild foxing to page edges. Spine cloth mildly foxed. Light rubbing to dustjacket with small nick at crown of spine. Very Good. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 102558

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Book Description Henry Holt & Co, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1995. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine Clean Unmarked Books. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+ Clean Jacket. Photos (illustrator). Third Printing. remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 081776

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Book Description Henry Holt And Company ( 1996), New York, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. photos (illustrator). First Owl editioin. 8vo, 638 pages, clothbacked boards; dj dated 08/95. The book-of-the-decade for bibliophiles. The small first printing quickly vanished. There were 4 printings of the standard Holt edition. This edition has two number lines: the top begins with 5 - indicating that this is the 5th overall printing - and the second line begins with 1, for the Owl version. Two sections of photogravures. Bookseller Inventory # 0008981

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Book Description Henry Holt & Co, New York, 1995. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition; First Printing. Tight binding, clean and crisp pages. Tight, clean and crisp. A faint hint of shelf wear to dustjacket and 9 dog eared pages, otherwise in better than Very Good condition No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. ; True First Printing of the First Edition now protected in a new Mylar cover. ; 8vo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" Tall; 638 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 28301

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