Five Hundred Years of Printing

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Middl., Penguin books, 1955 - Printing - 277 pages
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User Review  - Meredith - Goodreads

A readable overview of the history of the book since the invention of movable type and the printing press. Read full review

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"Jenson, one of the greatest type-designers of all time, cut his roman fount for the printing of a Roman text, Cicero's Epistolae ad Brutum (1470)...We may no longer share the exaggerated enthusiasm ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Beatrice Warde
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THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AND AFTER
188
Conclusion
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