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The Cambridge history of the book in Britain. / Vol. 3, 1400-1557

Author: Lotte Hellinga; J B Trapp
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge histories online
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Volume 3 of A 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.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lotte Hellinga; J B Trapp
ISBN: 9780511468445 051146844X
OCLC Number: 457145945
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed on 10 July, 2009).
Description: xxiv, 670 p. : digital, PDF file.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Introduction / Lotte Hellinga and J. B. Trapp --
Literacy, books and readers / J. B. Trapp --
Technique and trade --
Foreign illuminators and illuminated manuscripts / J. J. G. Alexander --
Printing / Lotte Hellinga --
Bookbinding 1400-1557 / M. M. Foot --
The rise of London's book-trade / C. Paul Christianson --
The customs rolls as documents for the printed-book trade in England / Paul Needham --
The book-trade under Edward VI and Mary I / John King --
Importation of printed books into England and Scotland / Margaret Lane Ford --
Collections and ownership --
Private ownership of printed books / Margaret Lane Ford --
Monastic libraries: 1400-1557 / David Bell --
The early royal collections and the Royal Library to 1461 / Jenny Stratford --
The Royal Library from Edward IV to Henry VII / Janet Backhouse --
The Royal Library under Henry VIII / James P. Carley --
Reading and use of books --
The humanist book / J. B. Trapp --
University libraries and book-sellers / Elisabeth Leedham-Green --
Text-books in the universities: the evidence from the books / Kristian Jensen --
Text-books: a case study - logic / E. J. Ashworth --
The canon law / R. H. Helmholz --
The civil law / Alain Wijffels --
The books of the common law / J. H. Baker --
Medicine and science / Peter Murray Jones --
Schools and school-books / Nicholas Orme --
Practical books for the gentleman / George R. Keiser --
Devotional literature / Mary C. Erler --
Gentlewomen's reading / Carol M. Meale and Julia Boffey --
Music / John Milsom --
Literary texts / Julia Boffey and A. S. G. Edwards --
Press, politics and religion / Pamela Neville-Sington.
Series Title: Cambridge histories online
Other Titles: History of the book in Britain
Responsibility: edited by Lotte Hellinga and J.B. Trapp.

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Volume 3 of A 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.

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