Reader in the History of Books and Printing

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 7. 4. 1983 - 406 strán (strany)

An introduction to the history of graphic communication through the ages which studies the role of books and printing in the recording, preserving, and dissemination of ideas and its impact on civilization. The readings and illustrations have been selected from the extensive literature on the book to include items of value and interest to the student, educator, librarian, historian, media specialist, bibliophile, bookman and bookwoman--all who are interested in the world of books and printing.

 

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Introduction
3
Additional Readings
26
Materials Used by Ancient Peoples Papyrus
37
The Alphabet Writing and Typography
51
Introduction WritingDavid Diringer
64
The AlphabetWarren Chappell
72
The History of Printing TypesStanley Morison
84
Bookbinding
95
Additional Readings
230
The Invention of PrintingOtto W Fuhrmann
237
Books and Printing in the Renaissance
284
The Contribution of the Greek ScholarsDeno
294
The Significance of Renaissance Humanism
310
Books and Printing in the Modern World
332
Printing and Fine PrintingHolbrook Jackson
345
Caxton to ComputersJ M Kerby
353

The Development of Bookbinding Design
102
Book Illustration
113
Additional Readings
127
Introduction
135
Greek and Roman IlluminationJohn W Bradley
145
Medieval Illumination in the WestDavid Bland
154
The Heritage of the ManuscriptHellmut Lehmann
179
Historical Survey The Book Revolution
360
Remarks of Marshall McLuhanDo Books Matter?
371
Books and Printing in America
378
The Printed Book in the United StatesJoseph
389
Additional Readings
398
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