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The enemies of books

Blades, William, 1824-1890.
Date
1896

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London : Elliot Stock, 1896.

Physical description

xviii, 151 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

Notes

Fire.--Water.--Gas and heat.--Dust and neglect.--Ignorance and bigotry.--The bookworm.--Other vermin.--Bookbinders.--Collectors.--Servants and children.--Postscriptum: Anecdote of book-sale in Derbyshire.--Conclusion: The care that should be taken of books, enjoyment derived from them

Includes index

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  • English


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