Most widely held works by David McKitterick
A history of Cambridge University Press by David McKitterick ( )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain by Lotte Hellinga ( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume of the Cambridge History of the Book in Britain presents an overview of the century-and-a-half between the death of Chaucer in 1400 and the incorporation of the Stationers' Company in 1557. The profound changes during that time in social, political and religious conditions are reflected in the dissemination and reception of the written word. The manuscript culture of Chaucer's day was replaced by an ambience in which printed books would become the norm. The emphasis in this collection of essays is on the demand and use of books. Patterns of ownership are identified as well as patterns of where, why and how books were written, printed, bound, acquired, read and passed from hand to hand. The book trade receives special attention, with emphasis on the large part played by imports and on links with printers in other countries, which were decisive for the development of printing and publishing in Britain
A concordance to the complete poems and plays of T.S. Eliot by J. L Dawson ( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Print, manuscript, and the search for order, 1450-1830 by David McKitterick ( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book re-examines fundamental aspects of what has been widely termed the printing revolution of the early modern period. David McKitterick argues that many of the changes associated with printing were only gradually absorbed over almost 400 years, a much longer period than usually suggested. From the 1450s onwards, the printed word and image became familiar in most of Europe. For authors, makers of books, and readers, manuscript and print were henceforth to be understood as complements to each other, rather than alternatives. But while printing seems to offer more textual and pictorial consistency than manuscripts, this was not always the case. McKitterick argues that book historians and bibliographers alike have been dominated by notions of the uses of the early printed book that did not come into existence until the late nineteenth century, and he invites his readers to work forward from the past, rather than backwards into it."--Jacket
Four hundred years of university printing and publishing in Cambridge, 1584-1984 : catalogue of the exhibition in the University Library, Cambridge by David McKitterick ( Book )
7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of Cambridge University Press by David McKitterick ( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected essays on the history of letter-forms in manuscript and print by Stanley Morison ( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley Morison & D. B. Updike : selected correspondence by Stanley Morison ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the Nonesuch Press by John Dreyfus ( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to bibliography for literary students by R. B McKerrow ( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cambridge University Library : a history : the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by David McKitterick ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The making of the Wren Library, Trinity College, Cambridge ( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Trinity Apocalypse (Trinity College Cambridge, MS R.16.2) ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 13th-century English manuscript of the Apocalypse has long been considered the finest of its kind. In this volume, a group of experts consider its background, illustration, palaeography, texts, language and history. An accompanying CD-ROM contains the whole text, with an English translation
The history of books and libraries : two views by John Feather ( Book )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old books, new technologies : the representation, conservation and transformation of books since 1700 by David McKitterick ( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Any new technology, just like any new idea, requires some understanding not just of what is new, but also of what it replaces. The current revolution in printing and publishing is no different. It offers new ways of doing things, and new ways of thinking. It offers opportunities for creativity and imagination on a scale and by routes of which we are so far scarcely aware. During the past few years there has emerged a considerable literature about the effect on conventional publishing of what is sometimes called the digital age. "--
Andrew Perne : quatercentenary studies by Patrick Collinson ( Book )
8 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The foundations of scholarship : libraries & collecting, 1650-1750 : papers presented at a Clark Library seminar, 9 March 1985 by David Vaisey ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain by David McKitterick ( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The years 1830-1914 witnessed a revolution in the manufacture and use of books as great as that in the 15th century. The essays in this volume show how books became cheap, how publishers used the magazine and newspaper markets to extend their influence, and how book ownership became universal for the first time.--Résumé de l'éditeur
The Sandars and Lyell lectures : a checklist with an introduction by David McKitterick ( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The library of Sir Thomas Knyvett of Ashwellthorpe, c. 1539-1618 by David McKitterick ( Book )
5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Academic libraries Apocalypse in art Bibliography Bibliography, Critical Book collecting Book industries and trade Book industries and trade--Technological innovations Books Books--Conservation and restoration Cambridge University Press Collection development (Libraries) Early printed books Early printed books--Bibliography--Methodology Eliot, T. S.--(Thomas Stearns), England England--Cambridge England--London Europe Great Britain Illumination of books and manuscripts, English Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Intellectual life Knyvett, Thomas,--Sir, Libraries Library buildings Library science Lyell lectures Manuscripts Manuscripts, Anglo-Norman Manuscripts--Collectors and collecting Morison, Stanley, Newspapers Perne, Andrew, Printers Printing Private libraries Publishers and publishing Publishers and publishing--Technological innovations Puritans Sandars lectures Scholarly publishing Transmission of texts Trinity Apocalypse Trinity College (University of Cambridge).--Library Type and type-founding United States University presses Updike, Daniel Berkeley, Wren, Christopher,--Sir, Writing
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