A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for…

A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. by Basbanes, Nicholas A. < >

A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

New York: Henry Holt, (1996.). Fascinating stories about bibliomania and book collecting through the years - including sections on many responsible for building some of the great collections in the US - from Ruth Baldwin to Ransom to Schomberg. A true feast for book lovers. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. 638 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-4826X.

Condition: Near fine in black and gilt wrappers.

Book ID: 60546
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