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Master makers of the book : being a consecutive story of the book from a century before the invention of printing through the era of the Doves press

Author: William Dana Orcutt
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran, 1928.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dana Orcutt
OCLC Number: 877278279
Notes: Frontispiece accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress.
Description: 271 pages : portrait ; 21 cm
Contents: Forerunners of Aldus: why the printed book came into being --
Aldua Manutius: the evolution of the printed book --
Robert Étienne and Geoffroi Tory: the printed book freed from the limitations of the manuscript volume --
Christophe Plantin: the beginnings of publishing --
The house of Elzevir: the art of printing yields to the necessities of publishing --
John Baskerville: bright lights in the dark age of printing --
Didot, Bodoni, Ibarra: the birth of modern bookbuilding --
William Morris: the art of printing comes back into its own --
Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker: printing as an art made practical.
Responsibility: by William Dana Orcutt.

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