Collected for the first time in one volume are 80 of Barzun's most accomplished essays. The list of subjects covered has an amazing range: history, philosophy, literature, education, music and more.
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Book Description HarperCollins, New York, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Superb, new hardcover, stated First Edition (orig. 2002), new mylar-protected jacket w/ new edges & corners showing orig. $29.95 price at top right inside front flyleaf), new cover w/ excellent sharp new edges & corners & w/ dark-brown linen wrapping spine & extending 1.38" onto front & back panels covered in tan paper & w/ titles handsomely gilt-stamped on spine, immaculate smooth-cut text-block exterior, new sewn binding w/ tight signatures & b-w-checked cloth bands at spine-caps, impeccable end-papers on heavy cream-white stock, pristine interior handsomely printed on excellent unblemished paper * 5.25" x 8.25" x 1.50", 0.76 kg, xii+615 (637) pp. * Throughout his career Jacques Barzun, author of more than 30 books, including most recently the New York Times bestseller 'From Dawn to Decadence', has always been known as a witty and graceful essayist, one who combines a depth of knowledge & a rare facility with words. In 'A Jacques Barzun Reader', Michael Murray has carefully selected from Barzun's oeuvre 80 of the most inventive, accomplished & insightful essays, now available for the 1st time in one magisterial volume. The list of subjects covered has an amazing range: history, philosophy, literature, education, music & more. Here is Barzun's classic examination of baseball in American life, Lincoln as a literary artist, & the pleasures of reading crime fiction. Among the many diverse figures whom Barzun reexamines (leading to fresh portraits) are Shaw, Berlioz, Swift, both Henry & William James, Dorothy Sayers, Chapman, Agate & Diderot. Jacques Barzun draws the reader into his enthusiasms w/ an infectious style & keen insights. A Jacques Barzun Reader is a feast for any reader. Bookseller Inventory # 006684
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Book Description Harper, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0066210194