Books: A Living History

Author(s): Martyn Lyons

History

This lavishly illustrated volume explores one of the most versatile, useful and enduring technologies ever invented: the book. "Books: A Living History" charts the evolution and influence of books around the world, from the cuneiform tablets of ancient Sumer through the development of movable type and the emergence of the modern information revolution. A feast for traditional book-lovers, as well as an inspiration for those excited by new electronic technologies, this beautifully produced volume celebrates the enduring power and magic of books.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780500251652
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : January 2011
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 911
  • : 002.09
  • : 224
  • : 266 illustrations, 214 in colour
  • : Martyn Lyons