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Among the Gently Mad

Strategies and Perspectives for the Book Hunter in the 21st Century

by Nicholas A. Basbanes

  • 125 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Holt Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Reference,
  • Books,
  • Antiques & Collectibles / Books,
  • Handbooks & Manuals,
  • Personal & Practical Guides

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7932971M
    ISBN 100805074414
    ISBN 109780805074413
    OCLC/WorldCa53833578

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Basbanes's guide to book collecting is a more practical, but no less impassioned, complement to his earlier history of bibliophilia, A Gentle Madness. He presents useful tips illustrated with charming anecdotes about the collecting habits of everyone from Winston Churchill to /5(17).

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This book, Among The Gently Mad, Strategies and Perspectives for the Book Hunter in the Twenty-First Century follows the authors previous books, "A Gently Madness and Patience & Fortitude". The book is ahow-to guide for the aspiring bibliophile. It explores all sides of this hobby and obsession.4/5.

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Among the Gently Mad From the author of A Gentle Madness—a book with more than seventy thousand copies in print that delighted bibliophiles everywhere—comes a twenty-first-century guide to book collecting that deals with both the traditional methods of acquisition and the electronic tools now available on the Internet.

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Among the Gently Mad is a virtual "Who's Who" of booksellers and book collectors. Throughtout the work, the author scatters helpful hints of do's and don'ts. Numerous vignettes illustrate the truth of the principles inculcated. Whether one is a nascent bibliophile or an incorrigible bibliomanic, this guide will prove to be a invaluable resource/5(18).

Among The Mad is the sixth book in the Maisie Dobbs series by British-born American author, Jacqueline Winspear. After witnessing a suicide in the street near her office, Maisie is seconded by Special Branch to help investigate a case, possibly related, involving letters containing non-specific threats to the public, and finds herself visiting /5.

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In A Gentle Madness () and Patience and Fortitude (), critic Basbanes chronicled the history of book-collecting and profiled a number of his peers: collectors like Umberto Eco, who owns aro volumes.

Here, he delivers a how-to guide for the aspiring bibliophile. Among the Gently Mad is certainly not a comprehensive reference work. It is light on information and Basbanes loves to name-drop all the collectors he rubs elbows with.

But this is part of what makes it an enjoyable read rather than a trudge/5(15). Among the Gently Mad by Nicholas A. Basbanes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Among the Gently Mad: Nicholas A.

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bible restoration, art.Among the Gently Mad. Seattle: Windowpane Press, First Edition. Broadside. Very Good. Item # Poetry broadside. Single letterpress printed sheet, measuring x 14 inches. One of an unspecified number of copies by Bonnie Thompson Norman at The Windowpane Press on the occasion of the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair.Among the Gently Mad: Perspectives and Strategies for the Book-Hunter in the 21st Century, New York: Henry Holt & Co., (ISBN ) Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture, New York: HarperCollins, (ISBN )Children: Barbara Basbanes Richter, Nicole Basbanes Claire.