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The Book on the Bookshelf


From the author of the highly praised "The Pencil" and "The Evolution of Useful Things" comes another captivating history of the seemingly mundane: ... Show synopsis

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  • haven't you always wondered... Aug 21, 2008
    by geekthegirl

    ...about the history of the bookshelf? You will be amazed at what you didn't know about them. This book covers everything from the original rolled papyrus collections all the way to modern home libraries, and it is worth every page.

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