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Re: Alexandrian library

Re the library at Alexandria

Canfora, Luciano   The Vanished Library. A Wonder of The Ancient
World.  London 1989. Ix, 205 pp. Blue cloth, gilt, dust jacket.
Very Fine $20 + shipping.   History & conjecture re the library of
Alexandria. Winner of the Latina Prize in 1987.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Jack C. Thompson <tcl@TELEPORT.COM>
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 6:21 AM
Subject: Alexandrian library

>Before this goes too far afield, a useful introduction to the
question of
>what happened to the library at Alexandria, and who did what to
whom, is
>contained in Luciano Canfora's book, _The Vanished Library_ Univ.
>California Press, 1989.
>Jack C. Thompson
>Thompson Conservation Lab.
>7549 N. Fenwick
>Portland, OR  97217
>503/735-3942  (voice/fax)

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