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Remarkable books : a celebration of the world's most beautiful and historic works / contributors, Father Michael Collins, with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon, and Philip Parker.

Collins, Michael, 1960- (contributor.). Black, Alexandra, (contributor.). Cussans, Thomas, (contributor.). Farndon, John, (contributor.). Parker, Philip, 1965- (contributor.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola REF 002.09 REM (Text) 33118000172401 Reference Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 002.09 REM (Text) 78551000533579 Non-Fiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 002.09 REM (Text) 30419101518946 New Non-Fiction Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Main 002.09 REM (Text) 21401000500938 Adult New Release Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 002.09 COLLINS (Text) 33946003272817 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
 Benefactor Note: Jean Becher, Friends of the Library Benefactor, 2017 [ SFC 2018-01-04 @ ZIONS-HUS ]

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465463623
  • ISBN: 1465463623
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: 300 BCE to 999 CE -- 1000 to 1449 -- 1450 to 1649 -- 1650 to 1899 -- 1900 onward.
Summary, etc.: "A beautifully illustrated guide to more than 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books and handwritten manuscripts ever produced, with discussions of their purpose, features, and creators. From ancient masterpieces such as The Art of War, written on the leaves of bamboo, to the stunningly illustrated Birds of America, to Chairman Mao's Little Red Book, [this book] delves into the stories behind the most incredible tomes ever produced, offering an insight into their wider social and cultural context, and is chronologically ordered to demonstrate the synergies between the growth in human knowledge and the bookmaking process."-- From the publisher.
Subject: Best books.
Books > History > Pictorial works.
Books and reading > History.

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