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Cambridge University Press, 1584-1984

Author: Michael H Black; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1984 the Press celebrated four hundred years of continuous printing and publishing. This anniversary history, now published in paperback, provides a readable introduction, from late medieval times  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
Bibliography
History
Imprints
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Black; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 0521264731 9780521264730
OCLC Number: 10348660
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Precursors: the stationers and Siberch --
The Letters Patent of 1534: the Stationers' Company --
The foundation of the Press: Thomas Thomas --
Early printers: John Legate, Cantrell Legge, Buck and Daniel --
The Commonwealth and Restoration --
Bentley's 'public Press' --
The eighteenth century --
The nineteenth century I --
The nineteenth century II --
R.T. Wright and the Secretaryship --
Waller and Roberts as Secretaries: Lewis as Printer --
From 1945 to 1972 --
Recovery: 1972-74 --
Charitable status recognised --
From 1974 to 1984 --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: M.H. Black.
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