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Cambridge University Press : 1584-1984

Cambridge University Press : 1584-1984

Author: Michael H Black; Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

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
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Black; Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521264731 9780521264730 0521664977 9780521664974
OCLC Number: 247944251
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: 1984.
Description: xxv, 329 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface; Foreword Gordon Johnson; 1. Introduction; 2. Precursors: the stationers and Siberch; 3. The Letters Patent of 1534: the Stationers' Company; 4. The foundation of the Press: Thomas Thomas; 5. Early printers: John Legate, Cantrell Legge, Buck and Daniel; 6. The Commonwealth and Restoration; 7. Bentley's 'public Press'; 8. The eighteenth century; 9. The nineteenth century I; 10. The nineteenth century II; 11. R. T. Wright and the Secretaryship; 12. Waller and Roberts as Secretaries: Lewis as Printer; 13. From 1945 to 1972; 14. Recovery: 1972-4; 15. Charitable status recognised; 16. From 1974 to 1984; 17. Conclusion; Appendices.
Responsibility: M.H. Black.


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'This is a most handsome, well-written and well-researched account ... a distinguished and on the whole soberer one than the curiously disjointed history of its ancient rival.' Church Times Read more...

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