Bibliographic Details

Printing the written word : the social history of books, circa 1450-1520 / edited by Sandra Hindman.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1991.
Description xii, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents
Book industries and trade -- Social aspects.
Books and reading -- Social aspects.
Printing -- History -- 16th century.
Books -- History -- 1450-1600
Books -- History. -- 1450-1600
Book industries and trade -- Social aspects.
Books.
Books and reading -- Social aspects.
Printing.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1266583
Other authors / contributors Hindman, Sandra, 1944-
ISBN 0801425786 (cloth : alkaline)
080149902X (paper : alkaline)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction /
  • Sandra Hindman
  • 1.
  • From Schoeffer to Verard: Concerning the Scribes Who Became Printers /
  • Sheila Edmunds
  • 2.
  • Publish and Perish: The Career of Lienhart Holle in Ulm /
  • Martha Tedeschi
  • 3.
  • The Career of Guy Marchant (1483-1504): High Culture and Low Culture in Paris /
  • Sandra Hindman
  • 4.
  • Text, Image, and Authorial Self-Consciousness in Late Medieval Paris /
  • Cynthia J. Brown
  • 5.
  • New Perspectives on the History of Mainz Printing: A Fresh Look at Illuminated Imprints /
  • Eberhard Konig
  • 6.
  • The Impact of Printing on Miniaturists in Venice after 1469 /
  • Lilian Armstrong
  • 7.
  • Importation of Books Printed on the Continent into England and Scotland before c. 1520 /
  • Lotte Hellinga
  • 8.
  • Incunable Description and Its Implication for the Analysis of Fifteenth-Century Reading Habits /
  • Paul Saenger and Michael Heinlen
  • 9.
  • Reading the Printed Image: Illuminations and Woodcuts of the Pelerinage de la vie humaine in the Fifteenth Century /
  • Michael Camille
  • 10.
  • Mementos of Things of Come: Orality, Literacy, and Typology in the Biblia pauperum /
  • Tobin Nellhaus.