Five Hundred Years of Printing

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British Library, 1996 - History - 262 pages
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This classic is now available again in a finely illustrated, larger format, drawing on the collections and curatorial expertise of the British Library. The most famous introduction to the history of printing ever published.

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User Review  - Sarah Keliher - Goodreads

100 pages fell out of this book in one big clump, vanished into the papery chaos of my house, and did not resurface again. I feel ok about this. It was an educational read, but one which felt really ... Read full review

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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

Contents

THE FIRST CENTURY OF PRINTING 145OI55O
3
THE ERA OF CONSOLIDATION 155O180O
74
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY 180OI9OO
132
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About the author (1996)

Trevitt is a book designer and editor, formerly Art and Design Director and a commissioning editor at Cambridge University Press.

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