COVID-19 Update

September 24, 2020: Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

9780805061765
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books by Nicholas A Basbanes ISBN 13: 9780805061765

ISBN 10: 0805061762

Paperback; New York: Holt Paperbacks, 1999; ISBN-13: 978-0805061765

Search Results:

You searched for:
  • ISBN (13): 9780805061765 (x)
Results 1 - 20 of 25
  • 1
  • 2
Sort By
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

  • Used
  • good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - GOOD
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Toledo, Ohio
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$2.43
$3.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Holt Paperbacks. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.
Item Price
$2.43
$3.00 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

  • Used
Condition
Used - Very Good
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Reno, Nevada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$6.92
FREE shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Owl Books. Used - Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Item Price
$6.92
FREE shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

  • Used
  • very good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$9.95
FREE shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Holt Paperbacks, 1999-03-15. Paperback. Very Good. Satisafaction Guaranteed!!! we ship everyday!!clean pages, no markings,excellent condition, Satisfaction Guaranteed!!!
Item Price
$9.95
FREE shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

  • Used
  • very good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Crete, Nebraska
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$10.80
FREE shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Macmillan, 1999. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Marking on front endpapers.
Item Price
$10.80
FREE shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

  • Used
  • good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
West Columbia, South Carolina
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$8.00
$3.50 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Holt Paperbacks, 1999-03-15. PAPERBACK. Good. 0805061762 Minor cover wear. Clean, has a good binding, no marks or notations.
Item Price
$8.00
$3.50 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

  • Used
  • very good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Boonsboro, Maryland
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$8.97
$4.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Holt Paperbacks, 1999-03-15. Paperback. Very Good. Softcover. Good binding and cover. Reading/shelf wear. Clean, unmarked pages. Writing on last end page. Ships daily.
Item Price
$8.97
$4.00 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

  • Used
  • very good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$7.50
$5.50 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Holt Paperbacks, 1999-03-15. Paperback. Very Good. Contents are tight and clean
Item Price
$7.50
$5.50 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness

by Basbanes,Nicholas A.

  • Used
  • fine
  • Paperback
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Printing of the Paperback
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Marietta,, Georgia
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$9.00
$4.99 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York: Owl Books, 1999. First Printing of the Paperback. Paperback. Fine. Trade Paperback.
Item Price
$9.00
$4.99 shipping to USA
Gentle Madness,A: Bibliophiles, Biblioma
Stock Photo

Gentle Madness,A: Bibliophiles, Biblioma

by Basbanes, Nicholas a

  • Used
  • good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Lafayette, Indiana
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 3 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$9.99
$4.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
HENRY, 1999. Paperback. Good.
Item Price
$9.99
$4.00 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

  • Used
  • near fine
  • paperback
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Printing
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Webster, New York
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$10.00
$4.25 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Owl / Henry Holt and Company, 1999. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. First paperback printing. Minimal wear to corners. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xxix, [3], 638 pp. Includes new preface prepared for the paperback edition. The quintessential 'book on books'. Basbanes recounts his personal experiences as a bibliophile, and explores the history of mankind's addiction to the printed word. Includes two sections of black & white photographs, extensive notes, bibliography, and index. "The passion to possess books has never been more widespread than it is today; indeed, obsessive book collecting remains the only hobby to have a disease named after it. A Gentle Madness, finalist for the 1995 National Book Critics Circle award, is an adventure among the afflicted. Richly anecdotal and fully documented, it combines the perspective of historical research with the immediacy of investigative journalism. Above all, it is a celebration of books… Read more
Item Price
$10.00
$4.25 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

  • Used
  • very good
  • paperback
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Printing
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Woodlawn, Illinois
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$9.99
$5.49 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York, New York, U. S. A.: Holt Paperbacks, 1999. 1st Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Number Line Indicated A First Printing Of This Trade Paperback Edition. Includes A New Preface, Index, Bibliographical References And Chapter Notes.
Item Price
$9.99
$5.49 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

  • Used
  • good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Richmond, Texas
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 3 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$11.63
$3.99 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Holt Paperbacks, 1999-03-15. Paperback. Good.
Item Price
$11.63
$3.99 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

  • Used
  • paperback
Condition
Used
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Brainerd, Minnesota
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$12.00
$4.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
A Gentle Madness, Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books, Nicholas A. Basbanes, Owl Books/Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1999, soft covers, clean, very light edge rubbing, 638 pages, contents includes 14 Chapters, List of 55 Illustrations; Preface; Prologue, Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography and Index, pages crisp and clean, book measures 6 x 9 x 2, in near fine condition
Item Price
$12.00
$4.00 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books Basbanes, Nicholas A
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books Basbanes, Nicholas A

  • Used
  • good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
SAINT CHARLES , Illinois
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$13.00
$3.50 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Good. First Owl Edition..Softcover in very good condition
Item Price
$13.00
$3.50 shipping to USA
Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

  • Used
  • good
Condition
Used - Good
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Houston, Texas
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$14.92
$3.99 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Good. Used book in good condition. Has wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Ex-library with the usual stamps. 100% guaranteed. 092120
Item Price
$14.92
$3.99 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

  • New
  • Paperback
Condition
New
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Bloomington, Minnesota
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$15.00
$3.99 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York: Holt Paperbacks, 1999. New. Just a little shelfwear.. Paperback. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Books About Books.
Item Price
$15.00
$3.99 shipping to USA
Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Stock Photo

Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by NICHOLAS A. BASBANES

  • Used
  • very good
  • paperback
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Punta Gorda, Florida
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$15.00
$5.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Henry Holt & Co, 1999. Softcover Softcover. Very Good. First printing of paperback edition. Mild bumping, clean and unmarked. Size: Thick 8vo 8' to 9' tall
Item Price
$15.00
$5.00 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books -  New 1999...

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books - New 1999 Preface By the Author

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

  • Used
  • Paperback
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
Seventh Printing
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$17.50
$4.25 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York: Henry Holt and Company - An Owl Book, 1999. 638 Pages Indexed. First published in hardback in 1995 and the First Owl Books Edition was published in 1999. This is the seventh printing. There is a tiny black spot on the top page edges. No other marks of any sort. A tight square, very thick book. Very light concave spine. Barely noticeable. Interior text and illustration pages are bright, tight, and white. There are two center sections of black and white glossy photographs total 28 pages with multiple photos per page. The passion to possess books has never been more widespread than it is today; indeed, obsessive book collecting remains the only hobby to have a disease named after it. A Gentle Madness, finalist for the 1995 National Book Critics Circle award, is an adventure among the afflicted. Richly anecdotal and fully documented, it combines the perspective of historical research with the immediacy of investigative journalism. Above all, it is a celebration of books and the people who have… Read more
Item Price
$17.50
$4.25 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness:  Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

  • Used
  • paperback
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Southampton, Massachusetts
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$20.00
$3.99 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York: Owl Books, 1999. First Edition. Very Good +/No DJ. 12mo = 7-9". Trade paperback. First Owl Books Edition. Very clean with tight binding. Signed by author. Two illustration sections in text. Slight wearing on front and back covers.
Item Price
$20.00
$3.99 shipping to USA
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

  • Used
  • good
Condition
Used - Good
ISBN 13
9780805061765
ISBN 10
0805061762
Quantity available
1
Seller
Kittery, Maine
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 1 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$37.09
FREE shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
1999-08-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
Item Price
$37.09
FREE shipping to USA
  • 1
  • 2
We sell rare and collectible books from independent booksellers

Didn't find what you're looking for?

Try adding this search to your want list. Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we'll send you an e-mail. Best of all, it's free.

Add to want list
Book lovers can save on books by joining our Bibliophiles club

Are you a frequent reader or book collector?

Join the Bibliophile's Club and save 10% on every purchase, every day — up to $25 savings per order!

Biblio is a socially responsible company

Social Responsibility

Did you know that since 2004, Biblio has used its profits to build 16 public libraries in rural villages of South America?