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A Gentle Madness:  Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books by  Nicholas A Basbanes - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1999 - from Heritage Books (SKU: NF44215)

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

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

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

  • Used
  • paperback
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good +/No DJ
ISBN 10
0805061762
ISBN 13
9780805061765
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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.

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Bookseller
Heritage Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
NF44215
Title
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
Author
Basbanes, Nicholas A
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Jacket condition
No DJ
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0805061762
ISBN 13
9780805061765
Publisher
Owl Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1999
Pages
638 pp
Keywords
Bookseller catalogs
Books on Books & Reading;
Size
12mo = 7-9"

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About Heritage Books

Our bookshop is located in the historic town library building of Southampton, Massachusetts. Southampton lies within the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts with a view of Pomeroy Mountain to the West and Mt. Tom to the North. It is situated between the artistic, vibrant communities of Easthampton and Northampton and the city of Westfield. We have a collection of over 40,000 books with many more waiting to be unboxed and squeezed onto our shelves. The large double-door front entrance will lead you to our main floor where we hold a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles, as well as a good selection of scarce and rare editions. The original fireplace is surrounded by hardbacks and you can peer out the original nine-foot windows. Take the staircase to the basement and you will find our large children's section and many shelves full of paperbacks. Our physical address is 225 College Highway/Route 10. Our mailing address is 241 College Highway & Clark St. P.O. Box 100 Southampton, MA 01073. The store hours indicated are by appointment only Monday through Friday, and Saturday and Sunday you can stop in. Please call to schedule an appointment if you can't make it to the store on the weekends from 11 am to 3 pm.

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tight
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First Edition
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12mo
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