New York: Norton, 2003.
TRADE PAPERBACK. The book, in illustrated wrapper, is FINE/AS NEW (unread). No reaminder marks. 245 pages with index. Black & white photo illustrated. "Through the ages, libraries have not only accumulated and preserved but also shaped, inspired, and obliterated knowledge. Matthew Battles, a rare book librarian and gifted narrator, 'entertainingly traces the evolution of the library through the centuries' from Boston to Baghdad, from classical scriptoria to medieval monastaries, from the Vatican to the British Library, from socialist reading rooms and rural home libraries to the Information Age. more information
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