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Author Bonnet, Jacques, 1949-
Uniform Title Des bibliothèques pleines de fantômes. English
Title Phantoms on the bookshelves / Jacques Bonnet ; translated from the French by Siân Reynolds ; introduction by James Salter.
Published New York : Overlook Press, 2012.
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 Floor4  Z992 .B72513 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 133 p. ; 20 cm.
Note "First published in the French language as Des bibliothèques pleines de fantômes by Editions Denoël, Paris"--T.p. verso.
English translation, c2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-133).
Summary A memoir on the art of living with books analyzes how personal libraries reflect individual natures and innermost feelings, sharing the author's musings on the habits of book collectors from the earliest known libraries while offering potentially valuable advice on cataloging.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Bibliomania.
Private libraries.
Book collecting.
Book collectors -- Psychology.
Books and reading -- Anecdotes.
Related Names Reynolds, Sian.
Salter, James.
ISBN 9781590207598 : $17.95
1590207599 : $17.95
OCLC number 759173544