Bibliotopia Or, Mr. Gilbar's Book of Books & Catch-all of Literary Facts And Curiosities
Steven Gilbar (ed.0

David R Godine, 2005. First edition New in dust jacket. First edition/ printing. Hardcover. Illustrated endpapers. 175 pp. with index. Illustrations by Elliot Banfield. Fascinating farrago of literary trivia, a treasure trove of obscure and irresisible facts, definitions, lists, and quotations that touch on every aspect of books. Here we learn the answers to questions like, What is the origin of the word 'book'?, What is the oldest working library still in existance? What is an "enchiridion"?, An "amphigory?, A "duodecimo", How amny trees must sacrifice their lives to produce a thousand copies of a 96-page volume of poetry? New Hardcover 9781567922950 (Item ID: E22144)


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