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Fabriano: City of Medieval and Renaissance Papermaking

This lustrous book, printed on Fabriano paper, explores how the Arab art of papermaking by hand came to the Italian peninsula in the thirteenth century and why Fabriano was so well-positioned to develop as the heart of this artisan craft.

The Forgotten Fifties

The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures

Featuring more than 200 full-color images of original catalog cards, first edition book covers, and photographs from the library's magnificent archives, this collection is a visual celebration of the rarely seen treasures in one of the world's most famous libraries and the brilliant catalog system that has kept it organized for hundreds of years.

Mapping the West with Lewis and Clark

America and the Great War: A Library of Congress Illustrated History

This handsome volume commemorates the centennial of America’s entry into the First World War, bringing to life the tempestuous era from which the United States emerged as a major world power.

Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps

Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps

The first book to showcase this vivid and popular genre of maps, this charming volume’s glorious full¬-color pictorial maps will be irresistible to any map lover or armchair traveler.

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