The Smithsonian Book of Books

by Michael Olmert

Publisher: Smithsonian

Written in English
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  • Antiques & collectables: books, manuscripts, ephemera & printed matter,
  • Publishing industry,
  • Reference,
  • History,
  • History Of Books And Printing,
  • Art,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Publishing,
  • History: World,
  • Books & Reading,
  • General,
  • Books,
  • Design - Book,
  • Book industries and trade,
  • Book industry
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8253448M
ISBN 10089599030X
ISBN 109780895990303

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