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Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper

By: Baker, Nicholson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20128

ISBN: 0375504443

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


384 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xiv] + 370 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 7 color illustrations on glossy plates. ; True story of how hundreds of libraries "preserved" their paper ephemera (newspapers, magazines, etc) by microfilming them then destroying the originals, and other atrocities, and how author and team managed to rescue last surviving issues of New York World, a stunning early color newspaper. ; Very small remainer ma... View more info