Books: A Living History

By: Lyons, Martyn

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An unmarked "gift quality" book - "a feast for traditional book lovers, as well as an inspiration for those excited by new electronic technologies, this beautifully produced volume celebrates the enduring power and magic of books."


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This lavishly illustrated volume explores one of the most versatile, useful and enduring technologies ever invented: the book. Books: A Living History charts the evolution and influence of books around the world, from the cuneiform tablets of ancient Sumer through the development of movable type and the emergence of the modern information revolution. A feast for traditional book-lovers, as well as an inspiration for those excited by new electronic technologies, this beautifully produced volume celebrates the enduring power and magic of books.

Title: Books: A Living History

Author Name: Lyons, Martyn

Categories: Books About Books,

Edition: First

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2011

ISBN Number: 0500251657

ISBN Number 13: 9780500251652

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: As New

Seller ID: 027907

Keywords: Books,