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Unpacking My Library: Architects and Their Books - Steffens, Jo (Editor)
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"I am unpacking my library. Yes, I am. . . . Be ready to share with me a bit of the mood--it is certainly not an elegiac mood but, rather, one of anticipation--which these books arouse in a genuine collector. . . . What I am really concerned with is giving you some insight into the relationship of a book collector to his possessions, into collecting rather than a collection." -- Walter Benjamin, 1931 What does a library say about the mind of its owner? How do books map the intellectual interests, curiosities, tastes, ...

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Unpacking My Library: Architects and Their Books 2009, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300158939

Hardcover