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The book on the bookshelf
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Published:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
Physical Desc:
x, 290 pages : ill. ; 25 cm.
Status:
Sacramento Room
SPE 022.409 P497 1999 BAC
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Investigates the development of the bookshelf and discusses the ways in which it is intertwined with the creation of the book.

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Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0375406492 (alk. paper) :, 9780965004558 (pbk.)

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"A Borzoi book."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-277) and index.
Description
Investigates the development of the bookshelf and discusses the ways in which it is intertwined with the creation of the book.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Petroski, H. (1999). The book on the bookshelf. New York, Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Petroski, Henry. 1999. The Book On the Bookshelf. New York, Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Petroski, Henry, The Book On the Bookshelf. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

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Petroski, Henry. The Book On the Bookshelf. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

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