Inky fingers : the making of books in early modern Europe /

"Renowned historian Anthony Grafton invites us to see the scholars of early modern Europe as laborers. Bookish but hardly divorced from physical tasks, they were artisans of script and print. Drawing new connections between text and craft, publishing and intellectual history, Grafton shows that...

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Author / Creator:Grafton, Anthony, author.
Imprint:Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2020.
©2020
Description:379 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:English
Subject:Early printed books.
Books -- History.
Humanists -- Europe -- History.
Printers -- Europe -- History.
Books.
Early printed books.
Humanists.
Printers.
Europe.
Europa
History.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12387355
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ISBN:9780674237179
067423717X
Provenance:Copy 1. Binding: Includes dust-jacket.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"Renowned historian Anthony Grafton invites us to see the scholars of early modern Europe as laborers. Bookish but hardly divorced from physical tasks, they were artisans of script and print. Drawing new connections between text and craft, publishing and intellectual history, Grafton shows that the life of the mind depends on the work of the hands."--