The coming of the book: the impact of printing 1450-1800

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N.L.B., 1976 - Literary Criticism - 378 pages
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Review: The Coming of the Book: The Impact of Printing 1450-1800 (Verso Classics)

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

This is an exhaustively researched compendium of minutiae from which a compelling narrative might someday be crafted. "The coming of the book" indeed--I still await it. Read full review

Review: The Coming of the Book: The Impact of Printing, 1450-1800

User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

If you want to know about the beginning of books this scholarly work is for you. The author talks about the beginning of paper, the beginning of print and fonts, the way books were marketed and oh so ... Read full review

Contents

The Introduction of Paper into Europe
29
The Technical Problems and their Solution
45
Its Visual Appearance
77
Copyright

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