Basbanes, Nicholas A.

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The Quotable Book Lover
Edited by Ben Jacobs, Edited by Helena Hjalmarsson, Foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes
(Skyhorse Publishing)
"Some books are unreservedly forgotten; none are unreservedly remembered."-W. H. Auden"A room without books is like a body without a soul."-Cicero"The proper study of mankind is books."-Aldous HuxleyThis collection of more than five hundred quotations captures the wisdom and wit of the most insightful... [READ MORE]
The Care of Fine Books
By Jane Greenfield, Foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes, Afterword by Nick Lyons
(Skyhorse Publishing)
The Care of Fine Books is a thorough, readable guide to caring for books of value. From a discussion of the various techniques and materials used in bookbinding to advice on handling and storage, Jane Greenfield has created a succinct yet complete resource for anyone who wants to preserve and protect... [READ MORE]
Modern Book Collecting
A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy from, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More
By Robert A. Wilson, Introduction by Nicholas A. Basbanes
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Everything you need to know about collecting books, in one classic guide.Modern Book Collecting offers advice that answers all the most important questions a book lover and collector might have—what to collect and where to find it, how to tell a first edition from a reprint, how to build an author collection,... [READ MORE]
Modern Book Collecting
A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy from, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes and Forgeries, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More
By Robert A. Wilson, Introduction by Nicholas A. Basbanes
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Modern Book Collecting offers advice that answers all the basic questions a book lover and collector might have—what to collect and where to find it, how to tell a first edition from a reprint, how to build an author collection, how to get the best price from dealers, how to understand the prices and... [READ MORE]
The Library
An Illustrated History
By Stuart A. P. Murray, Foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes, Introduction by Donald G. Davis
(Skyhorse Publishing)
The Library tells the story of libraries and of the changing form and function of the book from era to era, whether clay tablets, parchment sheets, papyrus scrolls, glossy paper, recording tape or silicone chips. At the heart of the story of libraries and books is the story of the reader, who also has... [READ MORE]
The Library
An Illustrated History
By Stuart A. P. Murray, Foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes, Introduction by Donald G. Davis
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Throughout the history of the world, libraries have been constructed, burned, discovered, raided, and cherished—and the treasures they've housed have evolved from early stone tablets to the mass-produced, bound paper books of our present day. The Library invites you to enter the libraries of ancient... [READ MORE]
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