By: Basbanes, Nicholas A.
New York, New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1995
Edition: First Edition/First Printing
Seller ID: 8915
Binding: Hard Cover
A beautiful copy of "A Gentle Madness" which is a must have for all Bibliophiles! The passion to possess books has never been more widespread than it is today; indeed, obsessive book collecting remains the only hobby to have a disease named after it. "A Gentle Madness" is an adventure among the afflicted. Richly anecdotal and fully documented, it combines the perspective of historical research with the immediacy of investigative journalism. Above all, it is a celebration of books and the people who have revered, gathered, and preserved them over the centuries. View More...