Books: A Living History (Hardback)

by Martyn Lyons

Format: Hardback 224 pages

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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.

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Published
03/10/2011

Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd

ISBN
9780500251652


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