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HISTORY OF THE LIBRARY IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION: FROM MINOS TO CLEOPATRA.|THE: Staikos, Konstantinos

HISTORY OF THE LIBRARY IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION: FROM MINOS TO CLEOPATRA.|THE

Staikos, Konstantinos

ISBN 10: 1584561505 / ISBN 13: 9781584561507
Published by Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Delaware, 2004
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small 4to. full-leather, publisher's slipcase. 374 pages. Deluxe full-leather edition. Limited to 100 copies. This work is the first in an important, five-volume series addressing the unique role libraries have played in building and preserving Western culture. Mr. Staikos has become one of our foremost scholars on library history, writing such books as this, as well as works like "The Great Libraries," a classic in its field. This first volume reveals the rich history of the early archive libraries from Crete to the famous library of the Ptolemies in Alexandria. Through well-researched text and many full-color illustrations, the author guides his readers over 1800 years of mankind's struggle to preserve his knowledge by the written word. Sales Rights: Worldwide. Order all five volumes of The History of the Library in Western Civilization series at one time and get the Index volume for free. full-leather, publisher's slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 75831

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Title: HISTORY OF THE LIBRARY IN WESTERN ...

Publisher: Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Delaware

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

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This second volume continues Staikos' brilliant history of the library from the early days of the Roman Republic to the "Golden Age" of Imperial Rome and the Emperor Hadrian. Extensively researched and beautifully illustrated with many rare photographs and drawings. Printed in Athens with careful attention to detail. Co-published with HES & DE GRAAF Publishers BV, The Netherlands and Kotinos Publications, Athens, Greece. Sales Rights: Worldwide except Europe; in Europe from HES & DE GRAAF. Order all five volumes of The History of the Library in Western Civilization series at one time and get the Index volume for free. 364 pages. Hardcover, dust jacket. 8.5 x 11.5 inches..

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