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This huge book is definitely worth spending some time browsing through for any bibliophile interested in the mechanics, politics and process of book making and printing over . Shelves: mithsonian-boo.
This huge book is definitely worth spending some time browsing through for any bibliophile interested in the mechanics, politics and process of book making and printing over the centuries.
This book of books by the Smithsonian is a delight for the senses
This book of books by the Smithsonian is a delight for the senses. I say this because it is not a purely visual experience; I could almost smell the old books portrayed within the pages of this book, imagining myself leafing through time-worn pages, dreaming of exploring the contents of some of the ancient libraries of the world. The book is divided into the following: Prologue Scrolls and Scribes (The greatest Story Ever Told: From the Old Testament to the New) People of the Book - takes a look at Muslim holy scripture and manuscripts; how despite long-term resistance to printing, Islamic books were eventually printed using movable type (from the 18th century on); the history of books.
As Michael Olmert shows us, books became one of the world's most powerful means of disseminating information . art placed on canvas, your savings are safe. This is "The Smithsonian Book Of Books" so nobody can take any of these treasures home.
As Michael Olmert shows us, books became one of the world's most powerful means of disseminating information and entertainment. Olmert states, "The book is perhaps humankind's most powerful intellectual creation". A rather daring claim, but this book backs it well.
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The Smithsonian Book of Books: ISBN 9780895990303 (978-0-89599-030-3) Hardcover, Smithsonian Books, 1992. The Smithsonian Book of Books: ISBN 9780517147252 (978-0-517-14725-2) Hardcover, Random House Value Publishing, 1995. Founded in 1997, BookFinder. Coauthors & Alternates. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
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