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Paper : an elegy

Author: Ian Sansom
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First William Morrow paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Paper: An Elegy is a history of paper in all its forms and functions. Both a cultural study and a series of personal reflections on the meaning of paper, this is book is a timely meditation on the very paper it is printed on."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Sansom
ISBN: 9780062385239 0062385232
OCLC Number: 894310145
Description: xxiv, 230 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Respecting paper : an introduction --
A miracle of inscrutable intricacy --
In the wood --
Walking papers --
Victims fo the bibliomania! --
Ornamenting the façade of hell --
The soul of advertisement --
Constructive thinking --
The secret is the paper --
The squiggle game --
A wonderful mental and physical therapy --
Legitimationspapiere --
Five leaves left.
Responsibility: Ian Sansom.

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"Paper: An Elegy is a history of paper in all its forms and functions. Both a cultural study and a series of personal reflections on the meaning of paper, this is book is a timely meditation on the very paper it is printed on."--Page 4 of cover.

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