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082 0 4 _a028.9
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100 1 _aJohnson, Alex,
_d1969-
_9133577
245 1 0 _aShelf life :
_bwriters on books and reading /
_cAlex Johnson.
264 1 _aLondon :
_bBritish Library Publishing,
_c2018.
300 _a162 p. ;
_c20 cm
505 _aThe Enemies of Books by William Blades (1881) Unpacking my library by Walter Benjamin (1931) A Lesson in Fiction by Stephen Leacock (1910) Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading by Charles Lamb (1822) Books for Holidays in the Open by Theodore Roosevelt (1916) Bibliomania by John Ferriar (1809) The Uses of Reading by Rudyard Kipling (1912) On Reading and Books by Arthur Schopenhauer (1851) On books and the housing of them by W.E. Gladstone (1890) Of Studies by Francis Bacon (1601) On Destroying Books (1919)
520 _aBooks - reading, collecting and the physical housing of them has brought the book-lover joy - and stress - for centuries. Countless writers have tried to capture the particular relationships we form with our library, and the troubles we will undergo to preserve them. Shelf life brings together the thoughts of literary greats on the subject of books and reading over the last 400 years. Book cover.
650 0 _aBooks and reading
_xSocial aspects.
_9133578
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