Books, Selves, and Libraries of the Mind

Cover shows detail from The Bookworm, circa 1850, by Carl Spitzweg (1808–85). The digital image is part of a collection of images compiled by The Yorck Project and distributed by Directmedia Publishing GmbH, and is reproduced here courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. See William Cronon’s essay for more details.


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