A Gentle Madness

By Basbanes, Nicholas A

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

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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1995
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9780805036534
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co.. New. 1995. Hardcover. 0805036539 .*** FREE UPGRADE to Courier/Priority Shipping Upon Request *** - *** IN STOCK AND IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR SHIPMENT - FLAWLESS COPY, BRAND NEW, PRISTINE, NEVER OPENED; First edition - 638 pages. -- with… Read more
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A GENTLE MADNESS.

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1995
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NY: HOLT.. Fine. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0805036539 . SIGNED by Nicholas A. Basbanes on the half-title page. Fine in dj. A superbly entertaining account of the passion for book collecting, and the notable characters who indulge the obsession.; Signed by Author(s) .
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A Gentle Madness

by Basbanes, Nicholas a

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1995
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New York: Henry Holt, 1995. Signed by author neatly on title page in my presence. First edition stated. Number series on copyright page begins with a 1. The passion to collect books has never been so sweetly explored. First printing was 7000 copies. In mylar.. Signed by Author. First American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo -… Read more
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A Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passsion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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1995
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New York: Henry Holt, 1995 "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 is an adventure among the afflicted. Richly anecdotal and fully documented, it combines the perspective of historical research with the immediacy of investigative… Read more
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

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1995
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9780805036534
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books

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1995
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9780805036534
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Company, 1995. (1st, 1st) Large, thick book, black cloth spine, dark gray boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, tiny illustrations inside covers and adjacent end papers, a tiny ink number 549 at top of first front end paper, 638 pages. DJ price-clipped, beneath mylar, heavy with Durer illustration at center front,… Read more
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

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1995
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9780805036534
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Inscribed/SIGNED: first printing thus (first Owl Book edition) hardcover in dust jacket Inscribed by Nicholas Basbanes to author Sherwin Nuland (How We Die, et al.) then Signed on the half title page; text unmarked; tight bind; clean 1/4 cloth cover, bright gilt titling; dj edge wear: little rub at corners and spine ends but no tears; flap price present… Read more
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1995.
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9780805036534
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New York:: Henry Holt and Co.,, 1995.. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ. 698 pp, 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition, signed & dated by Basbanes on title pg. Shelfworn, lt scuff to upper front corner, bump to top edge of front board w/ short tear to paper overlay. Lt soil/foxing to textblock. Interior… Read more
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A Gentle Madness

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1995
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New York: Henry Holt, 1995. Signed on title page by author in my presence. Remainder mark. Some dusting to top page edges. Jacket has light edgewear to head of spine. In mylar. 638 pages.. Signed by Author. 3rd Printing. Cloth. Vg Plus/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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1995
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New York: Henry Holt and Company. Hardcover. 0805036539 grteat book on books and collecting. . Fine. 1995. Second Edition.
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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2012
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9780979949159
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Fine Books Press, 2012 A must for the book collector. The author is a nationally syndicated book columnist who lives in Massachusetts. Includes a new preface by the author.. Signed by Author. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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1995
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2nd Printing
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9780805036534
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New York: Henry Holt. Hardcover. 1995. 2nd Printing. 8vo 638pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Illustrations. Beautiful copy in unclipped DJ .
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Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

by BASBANES, Nicholas A.

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1995
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9780805036534
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NY:: Henry Holt,. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 0805036539 . First printing. Hint of foxing on top edge, else fine in a fine dust jacket. .
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Gentle Madness

by BASBANES, Nicholas A.

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1995
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1995. BASBANES, Nicholas A. A Gentle Madness. Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. Original cloth, dust jacket. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1995. First edition. Fine.
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Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

by BASBANES, Nicholas A.

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1995
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9780805036534
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NY:: Henry Holt,. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 0805036539 . First printing. Very slight bumping to lower corners, else fine in an about fine dust jacket. ; 638 pages .
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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1995
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Second Printing
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9780805036534
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1995. 638pp. Illustrated Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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A Gentle Madness

by Basbanes, Nicholas a

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1995
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New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1995. Handsome copy of book which has become a classic. Not the Owl book reprint. IN mylar. . 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas a

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1996
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Fine
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Reprint
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New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1996. Very nice copy, appears unread. Jacket has tiny nick near head of spine, else fine. In mylar. . Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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(1995.)
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9780805036534
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New York:: Henry Holt,, (1995.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line). 3rd printing. Fascinating stories about bibliomania and book collecting through the years - including sections on many responsible for building some of the great collections in the US - from Ruth Baldwin to Ransom to Schomberg. A true feast for book lovers. Photographs, notes,… Read more
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes,Nicholas A

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A Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles , Bibliomanes , And The Eternal Passion For Books

by Basbanes , Nicholas A.

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1999
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A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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9780805036534
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New York:: Henry Holt,, (1995.). Very good in a very good dustjacket (remainder line). 3rd printing. Fascinating stories about bibliomania and book collecting through the years - including sections on many responsible for building some of the great collections in the US - from Ruth Baldwin to Ransom to Schomberg. A true feast for book lovers. Photographs, notes,… Read more
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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1995
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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1995. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Jacket edges and corners are rubbed and worn.Two black and white photo sections.. Hard Cover. Good +/Good. Mylared.
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Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

by BASBANES, Nicholas A.

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1996
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9780805036534
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NY:: Henry Holt,. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1996. Hardcover. 0805036539 . A later printing. Near fine in a near fine (light ripple to front panel) dust jacket. .
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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1995
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9780805036534
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1995. Second printing. The headpiece is separated from the spine in one small spot. The front board has a very small scuff mark in the upper right corner. The DJ is lightly bumped at the spine ends, and has very small wear spots on the corners. The… Read more
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A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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(1996.)
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New York:: Henry Holt,, (1996.). Near fine in black and gilt wrappers. . 1st trade paperback printing. Fascinating stories about bibliomania and book collecting through the years - including sections on many responsible for building some of the great collections in the US - from Ruth Baldwin to Ransom to Schomberg. A true feast for book lovers. Photographs,… Read more
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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1996
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New York: Henry Holt & Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1996. Softcover. 0-8050-4826-X . Stiff black wraps, perfect bound, ornate gilt cover decorations, covers with illustrations after woodcuts, a few illustrations. First Owl Books Edition (with full number line).; 6" x 9"; xvi, 638 pp; An unread copy with no wear of note. .
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A Gentle Madness

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

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1999
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9780805061765
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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… Read more
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A Gentle Madness

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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1999
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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… Read more
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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A Gentle Madness

by Basbanes,Nicholas A.

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1999
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9780805061765
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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GENTLE MADNESS : BIBLIOPHILES, BIBLIOM

by BASBANES, NICHOLAS A

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