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Obsessive book collecting remains the only hobby to have a disease named after it. This book is an adventure among the afflicted, beginning 2,500 ...Show synopsisObsessive book collecting remains the only hobby to have a disease named after it. This book is an adventure among the afflicted, beginning 2,500 years ago in Alexandria, when a commitment was made to gather all the world's knowledge beneath one roof, and moving on to profiles of living collectors and exclusive examinations of many great contemporary stories. Illustrations.Hide synopsis
Description:New in new dust jacket. NEW, Hardcover edition as pictured. Sewn...New in new dust jacket. NEW, Hardcover edition as pictured. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 656 p. Audience: General/trade. NEW, Hardcover edition as pictured
A must read for all who have ever heard of, been accused of, or thought they might be, too much in love with books. Whether reading or collecting, looking at or owning, wealthy or a pauper, there is something herein for you. A real treasure storehouse of wit and wisdom.
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