The library book

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New York, N.Y. : Aperture, 2017.
Central - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
OS 778.36 SCHIF


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First edition.
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231 pages : chiefly ; 37 cm
9781597113748, 1597113743


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Includes index.
Schiff's photographs capture the shifting architectural styles and missions of the library, from the very earliest American libraries to the modernist masterpieces of Louis I. Kahn and others. The sweeping 360-degree panoramas help the viewer maintain the original vision of the architects. In the introductory essay, Manguel considers the story of the library in America, its evolving architecture and cultural role, and how the American model reflects the archetypal idea of the universal library.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Schiff, T. R. (2017). The library book (First edition.). Aperture.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Schiff, Thomas R.. 2017. The Library Book. New York, N.Y.: Aperture.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Schiff, Thomas R.. The Library Book New York, N.Y.: Aperture, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Schiff, Thomas R.. The Library Book First edition., Aperture, 2017.

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