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The Resource Form and meaning in the history of the book : selected essays, Nicolas Barker

Form and meaning in the history of the book : selected essays, Nicolas Barker

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Form and meaning in the history of the book : selected essays
Title
Form and meaning in the history of the book
Title remainder
selected essays
Statement of responsibility
Nicolas Barker
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BDS
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Barker, Nicolas
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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British Library
Series statement
British Library studies in the history of the book
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  • Books
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Label
Form and meaning in the history of the book : selected essays, Nicolas Barker
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction/
  • Alan Bell
  • Very Famous Line.
  • p. 1
  • Donne's 'Letter to the Lady Carey and Mrs. Essex Riche'.
  • p. 7
  • Medieval Book.
  • p. 15
  • In Praise of Manuscripts.
  • p. 27
  • Quiring and the Binder: quire-marks in some manuscripts in fifteenth-century blind-stamped bindings.
  • p. 38
  • Register of Writs and the Scales Binder.
  • p. 56
  • Invention of Printing: revolution within revolution.
  • p. 102
  • St. Albans Press: the first punch-cutter in England and the first native typefounder?.
  • p. 122
  • Caxton's Typography.
  • p. 144
  • Caxton's Quincentenary: a retrospect.
  • p. 173
  • Aldine Roman in Paris, 1530-1534.
  • p. 186
  • House of Enschede and the History of Typefounding in the Netherlands.
  • p. 215
  • Death of the OUP Printing House.
  • p. 225
  • Future of Typographic Studies.
  • p. 229
  • Note on the Bibliography of Gibbon, 1776-1802.
  • p. 248
  • Books and Readers 1475-1640.
  • p. 260
  • Reflections on the History of the Book.
  • p. 269
  • History of the Book from Documents.
  • p. 279
  • Foxon - and After?.
  • p. 291
  • Ireland and the Book Trade.
  • p. 298
  • 'Ireland, Where Booksellers Cannot Pretend to Any Property'.
  • p. 307
  • Rise of the Provincial Book Trade in England and the Growth of a National Transport System.
  • p. 319
  • Scandal in America.
  • p. 332
  • Note on Two Poems.
  • p. 354
  • C. S. Lewis, Darkly.
  • p. 364
  • Starling Burgess, No Type Designer.
  • p. 371
  • Mismanaging Mother: was William Beckford really a forger?.
  • p. 390
  • Seen in a Window.
  • p. 393
  • Curious Copy of Sallust, Italy, late fifteenth century.
  • p. 395
  • Library Catalogue of Laurence Sterne.
  • p. 399
  • William Strahan and Laurence Sterne.
  • p. 413
  • Antonio Agustin's Letter to Diego Hurtado de Mendoza.
  • p. 421
  • Aesthetic Investor's Guide to Current Literary Values: an essay in bibliometry.
  • p. 431
  • Four Booksellers.
  • p. 438
  • Kraus Saga.
  • p. 448
  • Sion, Evely, and What Next?.
  • p. 460
  • Rape of the Rylands.
  • p. 466
  • Libraries and the National Literary Heritage: two views from Europe.
  • p. 476
  • Catalogue and the Card.
  • p. 492
  • Edible Book.
  • p. 503
  • Addenda.
  • p. 507
  • Index.
  • p. 509
Control code
070015448453
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 514 p
Isbn
9780712347778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Form and meaning in the history of the book : selected essays, Nicolas Barker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction/
  • Alan Bell
  • Very Famous Line.
  • p. 1
  • Donne's 'Letter to the Lady Carey and Mrs. Essex Riche'.
  • p. 7
  • Medieval Book.
  • p. 15
  • In Praise of Manuscripts.
  • p. 27
  • Quiring and the Binder: quire-marks in some manuscripts in fifteenth-century blind-stamped bindings.
  • p. 38
  • Register of Writs and the Scales Binder.
  • p. 56
  • Invention of Printing: revolution within revolution.
  • p. 102
  • St. Albans Press: the first punch-cutter in England and the first native typefounder?.
  • p. 122
  • Caxton's Typography.
  • p. 144
  • Caxton's Quincentenary: a retrospect.
  • p. 173
  • Aldine Roman in Paris, 1530-1534.
  • p. 186
  • House of Enschede and the History of Typefounding in the Netherlands.
  • p. 215
  • Death of the OUP Printing House.
  • p. 225
  • Future of Typographic Studies.
  • p. 229
  • Note on the Bibliography of Gibbon, 1776-1802.
  • p. 248
  • Books and Readers 1475-1640.
  • p. 260
  • Reflections on the History of the Book.
  • p. 269
  • History of the Book from Documents.
  • p. 279
  • Foxon - and After?.
  • p. 291
  • Ireland and the Book Trade.
  • p. 298
  • 'Ireland, Where Booksellers Cannot Pretend to Any Property'.
  • p. 307
  • Rise of the Provincial Book Trade in England and the Growth of a National Transport System.
  • p. 319
  • Scandal in America.
  • p. 332
  • Note on Two Poems.
  • p. 354
  • C. S. Lewis, Darkly.
  • p. 364
  • Starling Burgess, No Type Designer.
  • p. 371
  • Mismanaging Mother: was William Beckford really a forger?.
  • p. 390
  • Seen in a Window.
  • p. 393
  • Curious Copy of Sallust, Italy, late fifteenth century.
  • p. 395
  • Library Catalogue of Laurence Sterne.
  • p. 399
  • William Strahan and Laurence Sterne.
  • p. 413
  • Antonio Agustin's Letter to Diego Hurtado de Mendoza.
  • p. 421
  • Aesthetic Investor's Guide to Current Literary Values: an essay in bibliometry.
  • p. 431
  • Four Booksellers.
  • p. 438
  • Kraus Saga.
  • p. 448
  • Sion, Evely, and What Next?.
  • p. 460
  • Rape of the Rylands.
  • p. 466
  • Libraries and the National Literary Heritage: two views from Europe.
  • p. 476
  • Catalogue and the Card.
  • p. 492
  • Edible Book.
  • p. 503
  • Addenda.
  • p. 507
  • Index.
  • p. 509
Control code
070015448453
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 514 p
Isbn
9780712347778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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