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Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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Published
2003
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As New
Edition
1st Pbk Edition
ISBN
9780060514464
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$20.00

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New York: Perennial HarperCollins, 2003 The obsessive passion people have had over the past twenty-five hundred years to possess books is commonly known as bibliomania. Basbanes expands the meaning , focusing on the more comprehensive concept of book culture. Visiting many key 'book places' around the world, he talks with a striking variety of kindred spirits, each one a living… Read more
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The True Tails of Baker and Taylor: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town . . . and the World

by Louch, Jan & Rogak, Lisa

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2016
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New
Edition
1st US Ed.
ISBN
9781250081070
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Thomas Dunne Books, 2016 "Not since George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life has someone so lifted the spirits of an entire community. That the 'someone' in this case is, in fact, two library cats makes this true tale of the love of literature combined with a fondness for nose licking all the more magical. This book, like a purring… Read more
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Russkaia Biblioteka XVI-XVII vekov.

by Slukhovskii, Mikhail Ivanovich

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$45.00

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Moscow: Kniga, 1975 Russian Libraries 16-17th Centuries. 252p. illus { B &W] Name of previous owner on title page, [Only 11 copies in Worldcat]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good.
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The Folger Library: Two Decades of Growth: An Informal Account

by Wright, Louis B

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st US Edition
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$30.00

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Charlotteville VA: University Press of Virginia / The Folger Library, 1968 Between 1948 to 1967 many articles of interest were published in the "Report from the Folger Library" this book assembles these to provide a survey of the Library and its collections. 300p. index/ An exceptionally fine copy - looks almost unread.. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Bibliophilia scholastica floreat : fifty years of rare books and special collections at the University of Toronto

by Landon, Richard

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2005
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As New
Edition
1st Can Edition
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9780772760555
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$15.00

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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library., 2005 Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, Sept. 26-Dec. 21, 2005. 132p. illus. . 1st Can Edition. Original Wraps. As New.
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Catalogue of the Travers Collection in the University of Sussex Library

by Potter, Jeremy M [ed]

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1990
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New
Edition
1st UK Edition
ISBN
9780850870275
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$30.00

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Brighton: University of Sussex Library, 1990 274p. indices. Addenda & Corrigenda sheet laid in. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. New.
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Toronto: Toronto Public Library, Osborne Collection, 1979 Introduction by Judith St. John, Appreciation by Justin G Schiller. Fascimile of the catalogue "From Morality & Instruction to Beatrix Potter" which was first published for the Eastbourne Art Gallery Committee, Derby 1949 . This edition limited to 1500 copies issued by the Friends of the Osborne and LillianH Smith collections .34p.. First… Read more
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Free Books for All: The Public Library Movement in Ontario, 1850-1930

by Bruce, Lorne

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Can Ed.
ISBN
9781550022056
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$21.00

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Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1994 A comprehensive survey of the people, groups, communities and ideas that shaped Public Library development in Ontario between 1850 and 1930. 347p. illus.bibliography.index. This copy has minimal signs of library ownership and looks unread. 1st Can Ed.. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine.
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Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
ARC/Advance Reading Copy.
ISBN
9780060196950
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$25.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 2001 The obsessive passion people have had over the past twenty-five hundred years to possess books is commonly known as bibliomania. Basbanes expands the meaning , focusing on the more comprehensive concept of book culture. Visiting many key 'book places' around the world, he talks with a striking variety of kindred spirits, each one a living testament… Read more
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A Village Library Grows

by Manning, Mary E.& Jones, T.D.

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Published
1973
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New
Edition
Rev Ed.
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$15.00

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Streetsville, Ontario: Streetsville Library Board, 1973 Charming outline history of the Streetsville village library first established in the Farmer's amd Mechanics Institute in 1854, until December 1973, after which it was absorbed into the Library system of the City of Mississauga.23p. illus. Rev Ed.. Original Wraps. New. Brochure/Pamphlet.
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The Vanished Library : A Wonder of the Ancient World (Hellenistic Culture & Society Ser., Vol. 7)

by Canfora, Luciano

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780520072558
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$12.50

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Berkeley CA: University of California Press, 1990 Soft Cover. Fine.
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A Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passsion for Books

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st US Ed.
ISBN
9780805036534
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$300.00

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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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$300.00