Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2003.
A beautiful first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket. This one SIGNED by author Nicholas A. Basbanes directly on the title page.
Basbanes closes his trilogy on the world of book and bibliophiles, following A Gentle Madness and Patience & Fortitude. This volume examines many of the issues that surround the role of books in contemporary society, focusing on efforts to preserve books and other printed matter from the ravages of deterioration, destruction and obsolescence. Includes extensive notes and index.