The Enemies of Books


This antique hardcover book is bound in dark green boards with gilt lettering on the front and spine and a gilt emblem on the front cover. This unusual title looks at various dangers faced by books, including fire, bookworms, improper handling, light exposure and more. A must for the serious bibliophile. This is indicated "Popular Edition." 155 pages; approx. 4"x7". Book is in good condition with stained foredge, tanned pages, foxing, wear and soil.



  • THE ENEMIES OF BOOKS
  • William Blades
  • Elliot Stock, 1902