Book #16168

Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle Of Book People, Book Places, And Book Culture - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Nicholas A. Basbanes
Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle Of Book People, Book Places, And Book Culture - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Nicholas A. Basbanes.
Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle Of Book People, Book Places, And Book Culture - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2001.
ISBN: 0060196955

A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Nicholas A. Basbanes directly on the half-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.

Price: $240.00

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