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The Anatomy of Bibliomania by  Holbrook JACKSON - Hardcover - Third edition, revised - 1932 - from Attic Books and

The Anatomy of Bibliomania

by JACKSON, Holbrook

Condition: Very good/Fair

London: The Soncino Press, 1932. Third edition, revised. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. The first complete edition in one volume. xv, 854 p. 24 cm. Brown cloth hardcover in mylar-covered blue dustjacket. Jacket foxed with small chips to edges, discoloured spine. Bookplate on front pastedown, clippings about Holbrook Jackson on rear endpapers. Pages clean and neat.

The author writes of bookmania or book madness, the pleasure of books, reading for its own sake, how to read, study and book learning, books as furniture, book-eaters, the influence of books, libraries and care of books, book borrowers, bookworms, book hunting, grangerizing, etc. Index.

  • Bookseller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 121124
  • Title: The Anatomy of Bibliomania
  • Author: JACKSON, Holbrook
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Third edition, revised
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Soncino Press
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1932
  • Keywords: Bibliomania, Book collecting, Reading, Libraries,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books on Books;


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