Books About Books

The Book on the Bookshelf

  The Book on the Bookshelf - Henry Petroski - 1999

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Europe:  The Book on the Bookshelf (Vintage)

Highly recommended history of books and bookshelves. A must for anyone interested in books.

Booked to Die

  Booked to Die: The Mystery That Introduced Cliff Janeway - John Dunning - 2000

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Like mysteries? Like Books? Insight into the world of book trading. First of two novels.


The Bookman's Wake   The Bookman's Wake - John Dunning - 1996

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Europe:  The Bookman's Wake : A Mystery With...

Second Janeway mystery. More insight into the world of old and rare books.

Biblioholism: The Literary Addiction

  Biblioholism: The Literary Addiction - Tom Raabe - 2001

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Have you ever bought the same book twice without knowing it? Do you have several books on an obscure topic that you haven't read? Is the first thing you do when you get interested in a subject is to rush out and buy 6-7 books on it? These are some of the 25 danger signs that you may be a biblioholic.

Amusing, if sometimes too cute.

Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World

  Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World - Lawrence & Nancy Goldstone - 1997

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Europe:  Used and Rare : Travels