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Author: Adam Smyth; Dennis Duncan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bold and imaginative volume on the constituent elements of the Book, from the pre-print era through to the digital. The twenty-two chapters written by an international team delve into all elements  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Smyth; Dennis Duncan
ISBN: 9780198812463 0198812469
OCLC Number: 1125172038
Description: 1 vol.
Contents: 1: Adam Smyth and Dennis Duncan: Introductions2: Gill Partington: Dust-jackets3: Luisa Cale: Frontispieces4: Whitney Trettien: Title Pages5: Shef Rogers: Imprints, Imprimaturs, and Copyright Pages6: Joseph Howley: Tables of Contents7: Meaghan J. Brown: Addresses to the Reader8: Helen Smith: Acknowledgements and Dedications9: Hazel Wilkinson: Printer's Ornaments and Flowers10: Tamara Atkin: Character Lists11: Daniel Sawyer: Page Numbers, Signatures, and Catchwords12: Nicholas Dames: Chapter Heads13: Rachel Sagner Buurma: Epigraphs14: Tiffany Stern: Stage Directions15: Claire M. L. Bourne: Running Titles16: Alexandra Franklin: Woodcuts17: Sean Roberts: Engravings18: Jenny Davidson: Footnotes19: Adam Smyth: Errata Lists20: Dennis Duncan: Indexes21: Sidney Berger: Endleaves22: Abigail Williams: BlurbsSelect Bibliography
Responsibility: Adam Smyth, Dennis Duncan.

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an engaging work of "book history as anatomy" ... each of the contributors to Book Parts finds their own metaphorical vocabulary to describe the relationship between book part and main text. * James Read more...

 
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