Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper

By: Baker, Nicholson

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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.

Title: Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper

Author Name: Baker, Nicholson

Categories: Reference,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Random House: 2001

ISBN Number: 0375504443

ISBN Number 13: 9780375504440

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 20128

Keywords: Libraries ; Library Science ; Conservation ; Newspapers ; Magazines & Periodicals ; Books & Printing ; American History ; Americana ;,