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The Library

A Fragile History
Pettegree, Andrew/der Weduwen, Arthur
Profile Books Ltd
ISBN/EAN: 9781788163439
Umbreit-Nr.: 5275547

Sprache: Englisch
Umfang: 528 S., 16 farbige Bildtaf.
Format: 3.5 x 20 x 13 cm
Einband: Paperback

Erschienen am 29.09.2022
€ 16,90
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  • Zusatztext
    • Famed across the world, jealously guarded by private collectors, ornamented with frescoes or filled with children's drawings - the history of the library is varied and full of incident. From famous collections to the public resources of today, this book traces the rise and fall of fashions and reveals the crimes committed in pursuit of manuscripts. The extraordinary story of the library, from Alexandria to the age of Google.
Famed across the world, jealously guarded by private collectors, ornamented with frescoes or filled with children's drawings - the history of the library is varied and full of incident. From famous collections to the public resources of today, this book traces the rise and fall of fashions and reveals the crimes committed in pursuit of manuscripts. The extraordinary story of the library, from Alexandria to the age of Google.
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