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The enemies of books

Author: William Blades
Publisher: London : Trübner, 1880.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blades, William, 1824-1890.
Enemies of books.
London, Trübner, 1880
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Blades
OCLC Number: 2680400
Notes: "The nucleus of the ... essay appeared in the August, September and October numbers of 'The Printers' register' for 1879"--Preface.
"The plates are intended to show some of the various ways in which books can be illustrated."
Description: xiii, [3], 114, [2] pages : frontispiece (portrait), 5 plates (1 folded), double facsimile ; 21 cm
Contents: Fire.--Water.--Gas and heat.--Dust and neglect.--Ignorance.--The bookworm.--Other vermin.--Bookbinders.--Collectors.--Conclusion: Reverence for old books.
Responsibility: by William Blades.
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