Bibliographic Details

Print, manuscript and the search for order, 1450-1830 / David McKitterick.

Author / Creator McKitterick, David.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Description xv, 311 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Language English
Subject Books -- Europe -- History.
Printing -- Europe -- History.
Early printed books -- Europe -- Bibliography.
Transmission of texts.
Books.
Early printed books.
Printing.
Transmission of texts.
Europe.
Bibliographies.
Bibliography.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4918777
ISBN 052182690X (hardback)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-302) and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of abbreviations
  • 1. The printed word and the modern bibliographer
  • 2. Dependent skills
  • 3. Pictures in motley
  • 4. A house of errors
  • 5. Perfect and imperfect
  • 6. The art of printing
  • 7. Re-evaluation: towards the modern book
  • 8. Machinery and manufacture
  • 9. Instabilities: the inherent and the deliberate
  • Notes
  • General index