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The World of the Book

Writer: Des Cowley
Writer: Clare Williamson
Categories: Reference / Essays

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Reference no.:R/Cow.D-Wil.C/07.00 Place/Shelf:R2

Book title: The World of the Book
Published by: The Miegunyah Press
Year made: 2007
Place made: Australia
Original: Yes
Dimensions: 240 x 280
Binder: commercial binding
Physical description: hard cover with dust jacket
Collaborations: State Library of Victoria
Further information:
"'The World of the Book' celebrates the unique place of books in our lives. It provides a window into the history of book production, authorship and illustration, dating from the earliest developments of the written word through to contemporary graphic design...
"In the world of books, no individual volume can ever hope to be all encompassing. This one draws largely upon the State Library of Victoria's rich holdings of more than two million books acquired over the past one hundred and fifty years." Des Cowley & Clare Williamson (from the Introduction)

Writer: Des Cowley
Writer: Clare Williamson

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