Library World Records (Paperback)Godfrey Oswald (author)
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This updated and expanded edition provides over 500 fascinating facts about libraries, periodicals, books and reference databases. The new book is not just a book about library and book comparisons, it is a remarkable story of libraries and books from the earliest times to the present. It is best described as a Guinness Book of Records for libraries and books.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 396
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 12 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
""this ready-reference work is fun to browse...this is an entertaining book that gathers unique information in one volume...this book should surely whet your intellectual appetite...a wide variety of interesting and unusual facts...fascinating...diligent research...will certainly enlighten and entertain"" - Booklist
""an international indispensable reference work on fascinating superlatives covering libraries and books around the world...fascinating...with surprising facts for everyone, this work will certainly enlighten and entertain librarians about the enduring and remarkable history of our institutions."" - Panlibus Magazine
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