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A short history of the printed word

Author: Warren Chappell
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : David R. Godine, Publisher, Inc., 1980.
Series: Nonpareil book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991.
Short history of the printed word.
Boston : D.R. Godine, 1980, c1970
(OCoLC)607128212
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Chappell
ISBN: 0879233125 9780879233129
OCLC Number: 5940864
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Knopf, New York.
Includes index.
Description: xviii, 244, xv pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface to the Revised Edition / Robert Bringhurst --
Preface to the First Edition / Warren Chappell --
Prologue to Discovery --
The Alphabet --
Type: Cutting and Casting --
Incunabula: 1440-1500 --
The Sixteenth Century --
The Seventeenth Century --
The Eighteenth Century --
The Nineteenth Century --
The Early Twentieth Century: 1900-1940 --
The Second World War and After: 1940-1970 --
The Digital Revolution and the Close of the Twentieth Century.
Series Title: Nonpareil book.
Responsibility: Warren Chappell.

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