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              Books by Nicholas A. Basbanes

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              Among the Gently Mad: Strategies and Perspectives for the Book Hunter in the Twenty-First Century

              Among the Gently Mad: Strategies and Perspectives for the Book Hunter in the Twenty-First Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback, First edition)

              By Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              From the author of A Gentle Madness, the book that delighted bibliophiles everywhere, comes a twenty-first-century guide to book collecting that deals with both the traditional methods of acquisition and the electronic tools now available on the Internet. Sharing the superb insig ...

              ISBN 9780805074413
              Published 15 January 2004 by Henry Holt & Company Inc
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              Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places

              Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places (Hardback)

              By Barry, Rebecca Rego; Foreword by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              Precious old books found in unlikely places, from the family that avoided foreclosure through a book in their attic to a copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle in a local fundraiser.

              ISBN 9780760348611
              Published 21 October 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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              Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy from, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes and Forgeries, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More
               

              Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy from, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes and Forgeries, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilson, Robert A.; Introduction by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              The definitive guide for beginners and advanced bibliophiles, now in a full-color edition.

              ISBN 9781602399853
              Published 1 November 2010 by Skyhorse Publishing
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              The Care of Fine Books
               

              The Care of Fine Books (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Second Edition)

              By Greenfield, Jane; Foreword by Basbanes, Nicholas A.; Afterword by Lyons, Nick

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              The Care of Fine Books is a thorough, readable guide to caring for books of value. From a discussion of the various techniques and materials used in bookbinding to advice on handling and storage, Jane Greenfield has created a succinct yet complete resource for anyone who wants to ...

              ISBN 9781628737936
              Published 6 May 2014 by Skyhorse Publishing
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              Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places

              Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New Edition, paperback reissue)

              By Rego Barry, Rebecca; Foreword by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              Precious old books found in unlikely places, from the family that avoided foreclosure through a book in their attic to a copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle in a local fundraiser.

              ISBN 9780760361573
              Published 23 May 2018 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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              Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy From, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More
               

              Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy From, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilson, Robert A.; Introduction by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              A basic guide to all aspects of book collecting: what to collect, who to buy from, auctions, bibliographies, care, fakes, investments, donations, definitions, and more.

              ISBN 9781629147918
              Published 1 April 2015 by Skyhorse Publishing
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              Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World
                

              Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Annotated edition)

              By Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              Inspired by a landmark exhibition mounted by the British Museum in 1963 to celebrate five eventful centuries of the printed word, this book offers a consideration of writings that have made things happen in the world, works that have both nudged the course of history and fired th ...

              ISBN 9780060593247
              Published 22 November 2006 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Quotable Book Lover
               

              The Quotable Book Lover (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Jacobs, Ben; Hjalmarsson, Helena; Foreword by Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              A classic collection celebrating the printed and bound word.

              ISBN 9781620876251
              Published 1 July 2013 by Skyhorse Publishing
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              A Splendor of Letters

              A Splendor of Letters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              A continuation of the study that began with A Gentle Madness and Patience & Fortitude considers the issues that surround the role of books in contemporary society, including book and library destruction and preservation in various parts of the world. Reprint. 15,000 first printin ...

              ISBN 9780060580803
              Published 27 October 2004 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              Patience and Fortitude
               

              Patience and Fortitude (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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              The author of A Gentle Madness explores the history and continuing relevance of books, introducing readers to librarians, readers, writers, scholars, bookbinders, booksellers, and collectors around the world. Reprint.

              ISBN 9780060514464
              Published 6 June 2003 by HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
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