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Tolkien's gown : and other stories of great authors and rare books, Rick Gekoski

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Tolkien's gown : and other stories of great authors and rare books
Title
Tolkien's gown
Title remainder
and other stories of great authors and rare books
Statement of responsibility
Rick Gekoski
Title variation
Nabokov's butterfly
Title variation remainder
& other stories of great authors and rare books
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Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BNB
Dewey number
820.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Tolkien's gown : and other stories of great authors and rare books, Rick Gekoski
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Tolkien's gown : and other stories of great authors and rare books, Rick Gekoski
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A collector of rare books shares his personal experiences with twenty important volumes and other literary items, including a signed copy of Sylvia Plath's The Colossus, a copy of Nabokov's Lolita from Graham Greene, and the sale of J. R. R. Tolkien's college gown. Based on the BBC Radio 4 series 'Rare Books, Rare People', this volume contains the biographies of 20 great, modern books - an enchanting mix of quirky characters, heady prices and the unique story of each book
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • On the road
  • 6.
  • Ulysses
  • 7.
  • Sons and lovers
  • 8.
  • The catcher in the rye
  • 9.
  • Seven pillars of wisdom
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • The colossus
  • 11.
  • A confederacy of dunces
  • 12.
  • Brideshead revisited
  • 13.
  • The tale of Peter Rabbit
  • 14.
  • Three stories and ten poems
  • Lolita
  • 15.
  • After two years
  • 16.
  • Animal farm
  • 17.
  • The satanic verses
  • 18.
  • Poems (1919)
  • 19.
  • Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • High windows
  • The hobbit
  • 3.
  • Lord of the flies
  • 4.
  • The picture of Dorian Gray
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8722435
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Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9781841199290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NE6203
  • (Uk)012955277

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