Mundus Librorum: essays on books and the history of learning
by Laasonen, Pentti, Anto Leikola, Tapio Markkanen, Leena Parssinen, Esko Rahikainen, eds
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Helsinki, Finland: Helsinki University Library, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine. A fine copy of a Finnish language festschrift devoted to the life and work and teaching of Esko Hakli, the master librarian and bibliographer, edited by Pentti Laasonen, Anto Leikola, Tapio Markkanen, Leena Parssinen, Esko Rahikainen, and then with several dozen additional contributions, short and loving. A superior copy inside and out, being a sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Extremely handsomely bound in two-tone, blue cloth over boards, blue cloth-backed, and with bright and sharp gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, paper-backed, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Gift-quality condition inside and out. , 7-496 pp. Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.
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