Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Harpercollinspublishers, 2001.
A beautiful first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Both book and dustjacket show slight wear at corners and spine. This one SIGNED by author Nicholas A. Basbanes on the title page.
Basbanes' sequel to A Gentle Madness, focusing on bibliomania, expands the view to include a fascinating journey to the great libraries, e.g. , the ancient library in Alexandria, great public libraries in New York and Boston. Basbanes' interviews with other authors include Umberto Eco, Robert Coover, monks, and countless others.