The Book of the British Library download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Leapman

The Book of the British Library download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Leapman year 2012
  • Book name: The Book of the British Library
  • Author: Michael Leapman
  • Release date: 2012/3/24
  • Publisher: BRITISH LIBRARY PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780712358378
  • Rating: 7.92 of 10
  • Votes: 190
  • Review by: Zayne Faison
  • Review rating: 9.56 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/1
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: As well as holding some of the world's most prized cultural treasures, the British Library is the repository of the nation's collective memory. Owing its origin to the generosity and far-sightedness of a handful of eighteenth-century scholars and booklovers, and built up over 250 years, the Library's very extensive collections - of books, manuscripts, maps, music, newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, stamps, and digital media - offer keys to the understanding of human achievement in literature, art, music, politics, journalism, exploration and much else, from ancient times to the present day. In this highly illustrated book Michael Leapman tells the Library's story, highlighting the most significant and beautiful items in its care, as well as exploring some of the lesser known, more surprising artifacts housed in its iconic building in the heart of London.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H17M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, Anthologies (non-poetry), Society & Culture: General, Antiques & Collectables, Library & Information Sciences, British & Irish History
  • Available formats: PDF, MOBI, PPTX, WORD, DOC, EPUB, TXT, PML. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, LHA, CBR
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 42.77 USD
  • Dimensions: 215x250x25.4mm
  • Weight: 1,319.95g
  • Printed by: The British Library Publishing Division
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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