PATIENCE & FORTITUDE. Nicholas A. Basbanes.


  • (New York: Harper Collins, 2001).
  • thick 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • xviii, (ii), 636 pages.
  • ISBN: 0060196955

Price: $35.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 64474

First edition. In this sequel to A Gentle Madness Basbanes continues his conversations with a wide variety of kindred spirits, each one a testament to the never-ending relevance of books in our lives. By exploring the transmission and preservation of knowledge, including the changes in the way information is amassed and stored, he reveals a deep and abiding respect for the printed word that is shared by "book people" around the world. Jacket rubbed along edges.