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

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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

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

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The classic account of the amazingly rapid spread of printing in Europe. Technical in places, and pedantic in others, yet for the most part quite readable and well worth it. A must read for students of European history. Read full review

Contents

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