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Five hundred years of printing

Author: S H Steinberg; John Trevitt
Publisher: London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed.View all editions and formats
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New edition, entirely re-set and containing over one hundred new illustrations. Five Hundred Years of Printing describes the pivotal role that printing has played in the development of human civilization. This work covers the history of printing with movable types through several periods. Steinberg begins with the creative century (1450-1550), which witnessed the invention and beginnings of practically every single  Read more...
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Steinberg, S.H. (Sigfrid Henry), 1899-1969.
Five hundred years of printing.
London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 1996
(OCoLC)593095094
Online version:
Steinberg, S.H. (Sigfrid Henry), 1899-1969.
Five hundred years of printing.
London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605272763
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S H Steinberg; John Trevitt
ISBN: 1884718191 9781884718199 1884718205 9781884718205 0712304142 9780712304146 071230438X 9780712304382
OCLC Number: 34356379
Description: x, 262 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The first century of printing, 1450-1550. --
The era of consolidation, 1550-1800. --
The nineteenth century, 1800-1900. --
1900-1955. --
The postwar world.
Other Titles: 500 years of printing
Responsibility: S.H. Steinberg.

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Originally published in 1955, this text has been substantially revised and updated, taking account of the huge technological changes in the printing industry since the 1970s. The coverage includes  Read more...

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