The Resource Book towns : forty five paradises of the printed word, Alex Johnson

Book towns : forty five paradises of the printed word, Alex Johnson

Label
Book towns : forty five paradises of the printed word
Title
Book towns
Title remainder
forty five paradises of the printed word
Statement of responsibility
Alex Johnson
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The so-called "Book Towns" of the world are dedicated havens of literature, and the ultimate dream of book lovers everywhere. Book Towns takes readers on a richly illustrated tour of the 40 semi-officially recognized literary towns around the world and outlines the history and development of each community, and offers practical travel advice. Many Book Towns have emerged in areas of marked attraction, such as Ureña in Spain or Fjaerland in Norway, where bookshops have been set up in buildings including former ferry waiting rooms and banks. While the UK has the best-known examples at Hay, Wigtown and Sedbergh, the book has a broad international appeal, featuring locations such as Jimbochu in Japan, College Street in Calcutta, and major unofficial "book cities" such as Buenos Aires." - -Amazon.com
Cataloging source
CLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Alex
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voyages and travels
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • Voyages and travels
Label
Book towns : forty five paradises of the printed word, Alex Johnson
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
17 x 22 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780711238930
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustratons
System control number
  • 1715296
  • (OCoLC)1029740039
  • 1710633
  • (OCoLC)on1029740039
  • 1710633
  • 1715296
  • 1715296
Label
Book towns : forty five paradises of the printed word, Alex Johnson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
17 x 22 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780711238930
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustratons
System control number
  • 1715296
  • (OCoLC)1029740039
  • 1710633
  • (OCoLC)on1029740039
  • 1710633
  • 1715296
  • 1715296

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