Baker, Nicholson >>
Title Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper
Book Condition Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher N. Y. : Random House; 2001
0375504443 / 9780375504440
Seller ID 20128
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 mark on top. Jacket shows a touch of shelfwear.