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The Book Before Printing: Ancient, Medieval and Oriental

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An exploration of rare and priceless manuscripts from museums around the world, this survey features nearly 200 photographic facsimiles that depict ancestors of the modern book. Contributions from numerous people and cultures include ancient sources of Greece and Rome, central and southern Asia, Africa, pre-Columbian America, the Far East, and Europe.

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Rare and priceless manuscripts from museums around the world, depicted in nearly 200 photographic facsimiles, include ancient sources of Greece and Rome, Africa, pre-Columbian America, the Far East, and Europe.

Synopsis:

Rich authoritative study of the book before Gutenberg. Nearly 200 photographic facsimiles of priceless documents. Comprehensive.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486242439
Author:
Diringer, David
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Books
Subject:
Vocational education and industrial arts
Subject:
Publishing
Subject:
Publishers and publishing
Subject:
Printing, publishing and allied trades
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Literature, ancient
Subject:
Transmission of texts
Subject:
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Subject:
Manuscripts, Oriental.
Subject:
Manuscripts, Oriental -- History.
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Manuscripts, Medieval -- History.
Subject:
earliest books
Subject:
history of book printing
Subject:
ancient books
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography
Series Volume:
no. 130
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.36 lb

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Product details 624 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486242439 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Rare and priceless manuscripts from museums around the world, depicted in nearly 200 photographic facsimiles, include ancient sources of Greece and Rome, Africa, pre-Columbian America, the Far East, and Europe.
"Synopsis" by ,
Rich authoritative study of the book before Gutenberg. Nearly 200 photographic facsimiles of priceless documents. Comprehensive.
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