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 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.

Gentle Madness 1995, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805036534


A Gentle Madness 1920, Henry Holt & Company

ISBN-13: 9780805048261

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