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.