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The Book on the Bookshelf

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 The Book on the Bookshelf
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Price: CDN$25.43
Product ID: 135934

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From the author of the highly praised "The Pencil" and "The Evolution of Useful Things" comes another captivating history of the seemingly mundane: the book and its storage. "If 'God is in the details, ' then those seeking God should read Petroski's books".--"Library Journal". Illustrations throughout.

Tracing the evolution of the book and its companion, the bookshelf, an intriguing study ranges from the scrolls of antiquity to the modern-day volume, explaining how the art of book storage evolved, and discusses such topics as libraries, bookselling, book collection, and book buying throughout hist

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 306
Product Weight: 0.63 lbs
Author: Petroski, Henry
Publication Date: 2000-09-12
Language: English
Publisher: VINTAGE
Dewey Decimal Classification: 022.409
Number of Units in Package: 1

ISBN: 9780375706394