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The Oxford companion to the book

Author: Michael F Suarez; H R Woudhuysen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Oxford Companion to the Book is a unique work of reference, covering the book, broadly conceived, throughout the world from ancient to modern times. It includes traditional subjects such as bibliography, paleography, the history of printing, editorial theory and practice, textual criticism, book collecting, and libraries, but it also engages with newer disciplines such as the history of the book and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Electronic books
Electronic reference sources
Electronic encyclopedias
Reference books
History
Encyclopedieën (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford companion to the book.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010923326
(OCoLC)370356568
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Suarez; H R Woudhuysen
ISBN: 9780199570140 0199570140
OCLC Number: 502389441
Notes: Title from resource home page (viewed Nov. 7, 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (lxv, 1327 pages)) : illustrations
Contents: V. 1. Essays ; A-C --
v. 2. D-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Michael F. Suarez and H.R. Woudhuysen.

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This is a unique reference work by an international team of scholars covering the book from ancient times to the present day. Introductory essays explore the history and technology of the book and  Read more...
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An extraordinary tour de force, a cornucopia of bookish information...These volumes, then, are a paradise for book-lovers * Noel Malcolm, Sunday Telegraph * These magnificent two volumes represent Read more...

 
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