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On and off the books


Several essays address the history of the book as a material object, from the appearance of indexes to bookmarks

'The child's brain' (1914), by Giorgio De Chirico.Moderna Museet / Editorial Forcola

The book is a curious intellectual and material object, inscribed both in time and space, in the conceptual maps of our knowledge and in the geography of our editions and languages.

This polyhedral reality favors the constant generation of works that study some of its aspects, to such an extent that books on books are already a genre of their own in bookstores ...

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