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Books as history : the importance of books beyond their texts

Author: David Pearson
Publisher: London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A material culture study focused on the importance of books as objects and their histories from the Middle Ages to present. Looks beyond content and text of books, to other properties such as printing, binding, annotation, etc. Over 140 full-color illustrations, bibliography for further reading, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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Pearson, David, 1955-
Books as history.
London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2008
(OCoLC)682397687
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Pearson
ISBN: 9781584562337 1584562331 9780712349239 0712349235
OCLC Number: 231724429
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Books in history --
Books beyond texts --
Individuality within mass production --
Variety through ownership --
Variety through binding --
The collective value of historic libraries --
Values for the future --
Variety between copies : a case study.
Responsibility: David Pearson.
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People usually think of books in terms of their contents, their texts, with less thought for books as artefacts. In fact books may possess various kinds of potentially interesting qualities beyond  Read more...

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