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1 Olmert, Michael SMITHSONIAN BOOK OF BOOKS
Random House Value Publishin 1995 0517147254 / 9780517147252 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
Smithsonian Book of Books by Michael Olmert Through more than 300 glorious illustrations from library collections around the globe, you'll discover a wealth of book lore in these pages and gain a new appreciation for the role of books in human society, from our earliest attempts at writing and recording information to the newest electronic books; from sumptuous illuminated and bejeweled medieval manuscripts to Gutenberg and the invention of movable type; from the diverse arts and crafts of bookmaking to the building of magnificent libraries for housing treasured volumes; from the ancient epic of Gilgamesh to the plays of Shakespeare and the tales of Beatrix Potter; and from the earliest illustrated books to revolutionary science texts. 
Price: 1000.00 JPY
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