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The Resource The quotable book lover, edited by Ben Jacobs and Helena Hjalmarsson ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes

The quotable book lover, edited by Ben Jacobs and Helena Hjalmarsson ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes

Label
The quotable book lover
Title
The quotable book lover
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ben Jacobs and Helena Hjalmarsson ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A classic collection celebrating the printed and bound word. Some books are unreservedly forgotten; none are unreservedly remembered.-W.H. Auden A room without books is like a body without a soul.-Cicero The proper study of mankind is books.-Aldous Huxley This collection of more than five hundred quotations captures the wisdom and wit of the most insightful things ever said about books, spoken and written by such legendary figures as: Aeschylus, Ernest Hemingway, John Ruskin, Woody Allen, Thomas Jefferson, Charles Scribner, Maya Angelou, Franz Kafka, George Bernard Shaw, Jane Austen, Helen Keller, Wallace Stevens, Francis Bacon, Malcolm X, Robert Penn Warren, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Groucho Marx, William Carlos Williams, William Faulkner, John Milton, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Frost, George Orwell, and W.B. Yeats. Encompassing the many facets of books and the pleasures and puzzlements they afford, The Quotable Book Lover includes chapters on writing, reading, and bookbinding, among other subjects. With its wide range of commentary, this compilation will surely entertain and enlighten bibliophiles everywhere. 75 color photographs and illustrations
Member of
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
002
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6084.B65
LC item number
Q68 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jacobs, Ben
  • Hjalmarsson, Helena
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  • Books and reading
  • Books
  • Authorship
  • REFERENCE
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Authorship
  • Books
  • Books and reading
Label
The quotable book lover, edited by Ben Jacobs and Helena Hjalmarsson ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Lyons Press, ©1999
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In praise of books -- On writing -- Autobiography and biography -- Reading -- Libraries -- Literacy -- Censorship and the destruction of books -- Publishing and publishers -- Literature -- Collecting books
Control code
853623832
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626364851
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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507563f6-786e-4b2d-aac9-6b3bdd18da07
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)853623832
Label
The quotable book lover, edited by Ben Jacobs and Helena Hjalmarsson ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Lyons Press, ©1999
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In praise of books -- On writing -- Autobiography and biography -- Reading -- Libraries -- Literacy -- Censorship and the destruction of books -- Publishing and publishers -- Literature -- Collecting books
Control code
853623832
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626364851
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
507563f6-786e-4b2d-aac9-6b3bdd18da07
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)853623832

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