A HISTORY OF READING. Alberto Manguel.

A HISTORY OF READING.

  • New York: Viking, (1996).
  • 8vo.
  • cloth-backed boards, dust jacket.
  • (xii), 372 pages.

Price: $8.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 45919

Reprint of the first U.S. edition. Tracks the history of the transmission of the printed word to the reader. Intermixes this story with sub-plots concerning book thieves and anarchists, book burners and censors, and others.