THE LIBRARY, THE DRAMA WITHIN. Daniel J. Boorstin.

THE LIBRARY, THE DRAMA WITHIN.

  • Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press in Association with the Center for the Book (Washington DC), 1996.
  • oblong 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • xi, 132 pages.

Price: $30.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 52252

First edition. An essay by D. Boorstin, followed by photographs and accompanying text by Diane Asséo Griliches. Generally in double-page spreads: A black-and-white photograph of a library on the right with a brief text explaining the picture on the left. Underneath each picture is a quotation relating to libraries, usually from writers. Pictured are 48 libraries, famous or unknown, occupied or closed or destroyed (the National Library in Sarajevo).