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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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Takes the reader into the houses of forty booklovers to view their personal libraries and reading spaces. This book includes professional advice on editing and categorizing your library; caring for  Read more...

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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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