A Gentle Madness

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB
Published
1995
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VG/VG, minimal wear to edges
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9780805036534
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$133.34

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New York: Henry Holt, 1995. Hardcover. VG/VG, minimal wear to edges. Brown boards, brown ill. DJ. xvi, 638 pp. Several bw plates. A celebration of books and the people who have revered, gathered and preserved them over the centuries. First part of book discusses the roots of collecting knowledge and building libraries, and then moves on to emphasize… Read more
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Abacus Bookshop
Published
1995
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Fine copy in fine dust jacket
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1st
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New York: Henry Holt. Fine copy in fine dust jacket. 1995. 1st. hardcover. 8vo, 638 pp., Author's first book; the true first edition from 1995 .
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Gentle Madness

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Chisholm Trail Bookstore
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9780805036534
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NY: Henry Holt, 1995, first edition, number line: 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 ISBN 0-8050-3653-9 Octavo (9.25 in. by 6.25 in.); 638pp.; signed by author to half-title page; very good hardcover; very good dust jacket; lightly torn dust jacket corners; lightly soiled text block edge; crisp; clean; bright..
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A GENTLE MADNESS

by BASBANES, NICHOLAS

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VAGABOND BOOKS
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FIRST
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A FINE FIRST EDITION IN DUST JACKET SIGNED.. Signed. FIRST.
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Gentle Madness, A : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Monroe Street Books
Published
1996-01-01
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Very Good
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1st PB
ISBN
9780805048261
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$75.00

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US: Henry Holt and Company,, 1996-01-01. 1st PB. Softcover. Very Good/None. SIGNED. 638 pages, b&w illustrations. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half title page. Light edgewear to wrappers. Clean, tight copy. Record # 463920
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1996
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Owl Books edition
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9780805036534
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$75.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1996. First Owl Books edition. Hardcover. Very good/near fine. 638pp. Octavo [23.5 cm]; 1/4 black cloth with dark brown paper covered boards. Title gilt stamped on backstrip. The top fore-edge corner of the front cover is bumped. The dust jacket, showing only marginal edge wear, is elaborately designed, illustrated, with extensive gold… Read more
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Abacus Bookshop
Published
1996
Condition
Fine copy in fine dust jacket
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Later prt.
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9780805036534
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$75.00

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New York: Henry Holt. Fine copy in fine dust jacket. 1996. Later prt.. hardcover. 8vo, 638 pp., Inscribed & signed by the author on the half-title page., Author's first book. .
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New York: Henry Holt, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Thick octavo. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Excellent book on book collectors and collecting including an historic overview, with interviews and profiles of modern collectors. A fascinating read, and increasingly scarce.
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Etrernal Passion for Books (First Edition, Hardcover, Bibliomania, Bibliomaniac)

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Ziern-Hanon Galleries
Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, 2nd. Issue.
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$54.50

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New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1995. FIRST EDITION, 2nd printing. Quarter black cloth with brown boards, decorative endpapers, no previous owner's names, Jacket is not price-clipped it is protected in brodart. Overall a EXCELLENT book in a EXCELLENT dust jacket. A good gift for the Bibliomaniac in your family.. First Edition, 2nd. Issue. . Quarter… Read more
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New York: Henry Holt, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Second printing. Large thick octavo. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Long and warm Inscription by the author. Excellent book on book collectors and collecting including an historic overview, with interviews and profiles of modern collectors.
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A GENTLE MADNESS

by BASBANES, Nicholas

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
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( 1995)
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Fine
Edition
Second printing
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9780805036534
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New York: Holt, ( 1995). Second printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. photos. 8vo, 638 pages, clothbacked boards; dj dated 08/95. The book-of-the-decade for bibliophiles. The small first printing quickly vanished. Two sections of photogravures.
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Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Better World Books
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9780805048261
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Holt & Company, Henry. Used - Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear.
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Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Better World Books
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Used - Good
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9780805048261
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Holt & Company, Henry. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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SELG Inc.
Published
1996-01-01
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Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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9780805048261
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Henry Holt and Company,, 1996-01-01. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. Fine/Not issued. First paperback edition. 1st printing with complete number line. Appears unread. No markings. Ships in a box. Fast shipping from NYC!
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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Books4Cause Inc.
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1996-01-01
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Very Good
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9780805048261
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Henry Holt and Company,, 1996-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. 1.9000 in x 9.1000 in x 6.1000 in.
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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World of Books Ltd
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9780805036534
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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas

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1996-01-01
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Very Good
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9780805048261
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Henry Holt and Company,, 1996-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. Satisafaction Guaranteed!!! we ship everyday!!clean pages, no markings,excellent condition, Satisfaction Guaranteed!!!
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