At home with books : how booklovers live with and care for their libraries / Estelle Ellis, Caroline Seebohm, Christopher Simon Sykes.

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Identifier: REF.BC.0172
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 248 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Creation dates: 1995
Designed by: Susan Carabetta
Published by: Carol Southern Books
Originates from: New York City
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Books in interior decoration [sh96004696], Interior architecture [sh85067271], Library architecture--United States [sh2009129191], Private libraries [sh85076565]
Introduces readers to a a variety of private libraries and includes interviews with the owners, whom divulge how they designed their libraries and how they organized their collections. With separate sections on organizing, categorizing, preserving, and restoring books for your own library. Also includes a resource directory where those interested in establishing their own home libraries can find sellers of library furnishings, rare-book dealers, book fairs, and book-binders/restorers. With color and black-and-white photographs and an index (p. 248). 1st edition. Richard Minsky, founder of CBA, is also featured in this book.