Enemies of Books: Book by William Blades

Enemies of Books

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ISBN: 9781904799368    Publisher: Tiger of the Stripe Year of publishing: 2009     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 180        
The wittiest commentary on book-collecting and the care of books ever written, Blades' "Enemies of Books" enumerates the enemies as: Fire; Water; Gas and Heat; Dust and Neglect; Ignorance and Bigotry;...Read more
The wittiest commentary on book-collecting and the care of books ever written, Blades' "Enemies of Books" enumerates the enemies as: Fire; Water; Gas and Heat; Dust and Neglect; Ignorance and Bigotry; The Bookworm; Other Vermin; Bookbinders; Collectors; and, Servants and Children. This new and corrected edition adds an article on Librarians as Enemies of Books, an Introduction, a biography of Blades, and many helpful notes.
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About the author: William Blades
William Blades (1824-1890) was a printer and bibliographer. His Life of Caxton revolutionised our understanding of the first English printer.

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