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Patience and Fortitude A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture

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ISBN-10: 0060196955

ISBN-13: 9780060196950

Edition: 2001

Authors: Nicholas A. Basbanes

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With emphasis on the experiences and thoughts of all kinds of dedicated book people, this work considers the evolving form of the book over the centuries, preservation efforts, and the great national, public and institutional libraries around the world.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Publication date: 10/2/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Nicholas A. Basbanes has worked as an award-winning investigative reporter, a literary editor, and a nationally syndicated columnist. The author of five books, he also writes a regular column for Fine Books & Collections magazine and lectures widely on book-related issues. He and his wife, Constance, live in Massachusetts.