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User Review  - zerol8on - LibraryThing

a concise review of the history of printing, from the incunables to modern day. goes very quickly, often listing names in passing, so that if the particular era interets the reader, try have a place to start continuing research. overall, a satisfying experience. Read full review

Review: A Short History of the Printed Word

User Review  - Deborah - Goodreads

Excellent Book on the history of books, paper, and printing. This was the text used during my History of Books and Printing class in Grad School and it is so informational in a very readable and ... Read full review

Review: A Short History of the Printed Word

User Review  - Lewis Weinstein - Goodreads

This well-written history was a quite useful source for me when writing my first novel, THE HERETIC, where my Jewish converso characters meet with Gutenberg, learn how to make a printing press and type, and become the earliest printers in 15th century Spain. The Heretic Read full review

Review: A Short History of the Printed Word

User Review  - Jennybeast - Goodreads

This is THE book for printing history. Why had I never heard of it before? Why? why? It's excellently concise, well exampled and very readable. THE book. Read full review

Review: A Short History of the Printed Word

User Review  - B-MO - Goodreads

Like another reviewer, I felt the author droped a lot of names and dates....history, but very little analysis of the history.... I feel like I have a greater understanding of why type has certain ... Read full review


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