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Lot 19: Basbanes, N.A. Every Book Its Reader. The Power of

Books: History, Travel, Literature, Fine printing

Platinum House

by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

November 27, 2012

Haarlem, Netherlands

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Description: Basbanes, N.A. Every Book Its Reader. The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World. New York, HarperCollins, (2005), 1st ed., XVIII,(4),360,(1)p., num. plates/ ills., printed in 250 numb. and SIGNED copies, orig. cl. w. dustwr., cl. slipcase. Idem. Patience & Fortitude. A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture. Ibid., idem, (2001), 1st ed., XVIII,(2),636p., num. plates/ ills., orig. hcl. w. dustwr. - AND 3 others by the same: Among the Genly Mad. Perspectives and Strategies for the Book Hunter in the Twenty-first Century (New York, (2002), 1st ed., orig. hcl. w. dustwr.); A Splendor of Letters. The Permanence of Books in an Impermanent World (Ibid., (2003), 1st ed., orig. hcl. w. dustwr.) and A Gentle Madness. Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books (Ibid., (1995), 1st ed., num. plates/ ills., orig. hcl. w. dustwr.). - All fine.

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