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    DescriptionThis lavishly illustrated volume explores one of the most versatile, useful and enduring technologies ever invented: the book. `Books: A Living History` charts the evolution and influence of books around the world, from the cuneiform tablets of ancient Sumer through the development of movable type and the emergence of the modern information revolution. A feast for traditional book-lovers, as well as an inspiration for those excited by new electronic technologies, this beautifully produced volume celebrates the enduring power and magic of books.

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    Books: A Living History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martyn Lyons
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 262 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 1,090 g
    ISBN 13: 9780500251652
    ISBN 10: 0500251657

    BIC subject category V2: HBT, GL
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: LIT007000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.7
    BIC E4L: LIB
    BISAC V2.8: LAN027000
    DC22: 002.09
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17340
    Thema V1.0: NHT, KNTP, GL
    Illustrations note
    266 illustrations, 214 in colour
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    31 January 2012
    Publication City/Country