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At home with books : how booklovers live with and care for their libraries

Author: Estelle Ellis; Caroline Seebohm; Christopher Simon Sykes
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Full of information on shelving and lighting, and with advice on organizing and caring for books, this title takes us into the houses of 40 booklovers to view their very personal libraries and reading spaces.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Estelle Ellis; Caroline Seebohm; Christopher Simon Sykes
ISBN: 0500286116 9780500286111
OCLC Number: 63136313
Notes: Originally published: 1995.
Description: 248 pages ; 30 cm
Contents: The Grand Passion: John and Jane Stubbs; Seymour Durst; The Duke of Devonshire; Ruth and Martin Stackner; Victor Niederhoffer; Paul Getty; Loren and Frances Rothschild; Mitchell Wolfson Jr; English Country House Libraries; Hay-on-Wye: Booktown; Beautiful Bookscapes: Laurie Mallet; Renzo Mongiardino; Therese and Erwin Harris; Thomas Britt; Richard Minsky; Michele Oka Doner; Timothy Mawson How to Organize Your Library; How to Start a Collection; Designer Stacks: Michael Graves; Robert A. M. Stern; Bill Blass; David Hicks; Joan Vass; Jack Lenor Larsen; Paul and Herta Amir; Wall-to-Wall Books: Stanley Barrows; Nicolas Barker; Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett; Kenneth Jay Lane; Niall Smith; Bookplates Bookbinders and Conservationists; Literary Lairs: Jean Stein; Richard Howard; John Richardson; Frances FitzGerald; Charles Ryskamp; The Reading Society Library in Corfu; Sir Fitzroy Maclean; Roger Rosenblatt; The Enemies of Books; Library Ladders; Private Pleasures: Keith Richards; Peter Cannell; Walter and Jane Turken; Kitty D'Alessio; Flora and Sydney Biddle; Michael and Aileen Casey Great Libraries; Resource Directory.
Responsibility: Estelle Ellis, Caroline Seebohm and Christopher Simon Sykes.

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