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The Resource Remarkable Books

Remarkable Books

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Remarkable Books
Title
Remarkable Books
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Summary
Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, controversial, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this stunning treasury.Remarkable Books is a unique encyclopedia spanning the history of the written word, from 3000 BCE to the modern day. Chronological chapters show the evolution of human knowledge and the changing ways in which books are made. Discover incredible coverage of history's most influential books including the Mahabharata, Shakespeare's First Folio, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Penguin's first ever paperbacks.From Darwin's groundbreaking On the Origin of Species to Louis Braille's conception of the Braille system that we still use today, these are world famous books that have had the biggest impact on history, whether for good or bad.Every book is presented with breathtaking photography and fascinating biographies of those who created them. Remarkable Books gathers dictionaries, diaries, plays, poems, treaties, and religious texts into one stunning celebration of the undisputed power of books
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DK
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Art
  • History
  • Nonfiction
Label
Remarkable Books
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:de613380-2b00-445e-8519-e5adc5c2eddc
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781465470881
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Remarkable Books
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:de613380-2b00-445e-8519-e5adc5c2eddc
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781465470881
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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