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Fifteenth-Century Books: A Guide to their Identification
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Antiquæ Libri - The Archaeology of the Book - ATB-1305
In this volume Peddie gives a brief account of sources of information on many aspects of fifteenth century books. For such a brief book... More > Peddie provides sources on topics ranging from block prints, woodcuts, engravings, book illustration, maps, initials, printers' marks, colophons, title pages, signatures, water marks, facsimiles, Greek printing, Hebrew printing and music printing. He also outlines bibliographies of national catalogues and general works.< Less
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Contents: Collectors and collecting -- Block-books -- The invention of printing: Holland -- The invention of printing: Mainz -- Other incunabula -- The development of printing -- Early German and... More > Dutch illustrated books -- Early Italian illustrated books -- Early French and Spanish illustrated books -- Later foreign books -- Foreign illustrated books of the 16th century -- Printing in England (1476-1580) -- English books printed elsewhere than at London -- English woodcut illustrations -- Engraved illustrations -- Modern fine printing -- Bibliography (p. 309-318) -- Index.< Less