The printed book in Brittany, 1484-1600 /

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Author / Creator:Walsby, Malcolm.
Imprint:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Description:1 online resource (391 pages) : illustrations
Series:Library of the written word, 1874-4834 ; v. 14
The handpress world ; v. 8
Library of the written word ; 14.
Library of the written word. Handpress world ; 8.
Subject:Printing -- France -- Brittany -- History -- 16th century.
Printing -- France -- Brittany -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Books -- France -- Brittany -- History -- 1450-1600.
Books and reading -- France -- Brittany -- History -- 16th century.
Early printed books -- France -- Brittany -- 16th century -- Bibliography.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades.
DESIGN -- Book.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Book Printing & Binding.
Books and reading.
Early printed books.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
Brittany (France) -- Imprints -- History.
France -- Brittany.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:Printing in provincial France has not attracted the same interest as the main centres of print. Using archival as well as printed sources, this book provides a groundbreaking new understanding of the development of printing in the provinces. Though printing in Brittany started during the incunabula period, the presses disappeared in the first decade of the sixteenth century. This work analyses the role of booksellers during these critical years and examines the business models that enabled the presses to return to the duchy. It also looks at issues such as ownership of books, Protestantism and.
Other form:Print version: Walsby, Malcolm. Printed book in Brittany, 1484-1600. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 9789004204515
Standard no.:10.1163/ej.9789004204515.i-391