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Good. Exlibrary hardback with dust jacket in protective sleeve, dj a little scruffy, minor shelf wear to boards & page edges, usual library stamps/markings, good clear text/illustrations & binding fine, published 1972 by Phaidon, 496pp, isbn0714815335, this magnificent tribute to the book through the ages is a celebration of Unesco's International book year: a richly illustrated history covering four continents and tracing the development of the written and printed wordfrom the incised clay tablets of Mesopotamia to the finely illustrated limited editions as well as mass-produced books, 254 illustrations in all, 112 are in full colour, over 20 different authors, very large heavy edition, 4kg +, 305x275x75mm, willing to ship outside UK for extra postage, ready for immediate despatch.
Fine in VG++ jacket. Very large volume with contributions from various scholars, details the history of the written word. 254 illustrations, of which 112 are in color. 496 pages, printed on heavy stock, bound in bright red cloth with gold stamping on the spine. Jacket is price clipped with a tiny bit of wear on top corner and a 1/2" closed tear at the bottom. Encased in publisher's cardboard slipcase.
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