A Potencie of Life. Books in Society.

London: British Library, 1993,

First Edition. octavo, blue cloth in dust jacket. 206 pp. British Library, Item #31463

Essays include John Bidwell on "American Papermakers and the Panic of 1819" ; "Bookbinding and the History of Books" by Mirjam M. Foot; "A New Model for the Study of the Book" by Thomas R. Adams and Nicolas Barker; Lotte Hellinga on "The Codex in the Fifteenth Century: A Manuscript and Print"; " The 'Trade of Authorship' in Eighteenth Century Britain by W. B. Carnochan; and "Libraries and the Mind of Man" by Nicolas Barker. Spine of jacket faded, else fine.

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