ON PAPER: THE EVERYTHING OF ITS TWO-THOUSAND-YEAR HISTORY BY A SELF-CONFESSED BIBLIOPHILIAC

Basbanes, Nicholas A.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, 2013
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8vo. paper covered boards, dust jacket. 448 pages. First edition, of which this is the second printing. A consideration of all things paper - its invention that revolutionized human civilization; its thousand-fold uses (and misuses), proliferation, and sweeping influence on society; its makers, shapers, collectors, and pulpers - written by the admired cultural historian and author of the trilogy on all things book-related: A Gentle Madness, Patience and Fortitude, and A Splendor of Letters. Some shelf wear. paper covered boards, dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 119317

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Title: ON PAPER: THE EVERYTHING OF ITS ...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Papermaking

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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