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English in print from Caxton to Shakespeare to Milton

Author: Valerie R Hotchkiss; Fred C Robinson; Grolier Club.
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2008.
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English in Print from Caxton to Shakespeare to Milton examines the history of early English books, exploring the concept of putting the English language into print with close study of the texts, the formats, the audiences, and the functions of English books. Lavishly illustrated with more than 130 full-color images of stunning rare books, this volume investigates a full range of issues regarding the dissemination of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hotchkiss, Valerie R., 1960-
English in print from Caxton to Shakespeare to Milton.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007044081
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie R Hotchkiss; Fred C Robinson; Grolier Club.
ISBN: 9780252091537 0252091531 1283583259 9781283583251
OCLC Number: 811408981
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 234 pages) : color illustrations, color map
Contents: English imprint : early English printing --
A world of words : English grammars and dictionaries --
For the regulating of printing --
"Done into our Englyshe tong" : the place of translation in early English printing --
From the stage to the page --
Making English books.
Responsibility: Valerie Hotchkiss & Fred C. Robinson.

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