Order Nr. 53838 LITERATURE AND ARTIFACTS. G. Thomas Tanselle.


  • Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, (1998).
  • 8vo.
  • cloth.
  • xvii, 355 pages.
  • ISBN: 9781883631062
  • ISBN: 9781883631062

Price: $60.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 53838

First edition. Fifteen essays exploring the interconnections between verbal works and the physical objects (primarily manuscripts and printed books) that transmit them. Divided into five groups with such chapters as "Libraries, Museums, and Reading," "The Latest Forms of Book-Burning," "A Description of Descriptive Bibliography," "Books, Canons, and the Nature of Dispute," and "Printing History and Other History."