Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2001.
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.