The Library: A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree, Arthur der Weduwen

The Library: A Fragile History

Andrew Pettegree, Arthur der Weduwen

632 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction history informative medium-paced

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Famed across the known world, jealously guarded by private collectors, built up over centuries, destroyed in a single day, ornamented with gold leaf and frescoes or filled with bean bags and children's drawings - the history of the library is rich...

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