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The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World by  James H  Jacques. Billington - Hardcover - 2003 - from Michael Laird Rare Books LLC (SKU: 1839)

The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

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The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

by De Laubier, Guillaume. Bosser, Jacques. Billington, James H

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 2003. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. Quarto, 247 numbered pages, with dustjacket. Profusely illustrated with 200 color photographs. Â

A photographic tour of twenty-three of the world's most precious libraries, representing twelve countries and ranging from the great national monuments to scholarly, religious, and private libraries. De Laubier allows the reader to marvel at the grandeur of the great public libraries while relishing the rare glimpses inside "scholars-only" private archives.

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Bookseller
Michael Laird Rare Books LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1839
Title
The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World
Author
De Laubier, Guillaume. Bosser, Jacques. Billington, James H
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harry N. Abrams, Inc
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2003

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About Michael Laird Rare Books LLC

Welcome to Michael Laird Rare Books, LLC. We specialize in fine and rare books, manuscripts, documents, ephemera, fine and historic bookbindings, and illustrated books of every description. Michael Laird is a member of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America), ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers), and the Appraisers Association of America (USPAP compliant, and AAA certified in the appraisal of Rare and Antiquarian Printed Books). Michael Laird earned his masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin (1989) and has more twenty years experience in the antiquarian booktrade. He is the principal Rare Book and Document appraiser at Winston Art Group (New York) and Gurr Johns (New York). Since 2002 he has taught advanced graduate level courses in Rare Books and Special Collections, most recently at the University of Texas at Austin (School of Information).We invite you to browse through a selection of our inventory: we strive to present the greatest historic detail and bibliographic accuracy, even for lesser priced - but no less interesting - items.We are happy to provide further images of any item: please inquire.Order with confidence: we select every item with great care and discernment; moreover, we examine every page of every book. We are always interested in purchasing fine and rare books, manuscripts, and ephemera; please inquire. We very much appreciate your interest in our work, and your patronage. Thank you!

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