The Booklover and His Books by Harry Lyman Koopman

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Author Koopman, Harry Lyman, 1860-1937
LoC No. 17000661
Title The Booklover and His Books
Contents Books and booklovers -- Fitness in book design -- Print as an interpreter of meaning -- Favorite book sizes -- The value of reading -- The book of to-day and the book of to-morrow -- A constructive critic of the book -- Books as a librarian would like them -- The book beautiful -- The reader's high privilege -- The background of the book -- The Chinese book -- Thick paper and thin -- The clothing of a book -- Parchment bindings -- Lest we forget the few great books -- Printing problems for science to solve -- Types and eyes: the problem -- Types and eyes: progress -- Exceptions to the rule of legibility -- The student and the library -- Orthographic reform -- The perversities of type -- A secret of personal power.
Credits Produced by Suzanne Lybarger, Meghan, and the booksmiths
Language English
LoC Class Z: Bibliography, Library science
Subject Books
Category Text
EBook-No. 22606
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 2, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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