Bibliographic Details

Gutenberg and the impact of printing / Stephan Füssel ; translated from the German by Douglas Martin.

Author / Creator Füssel, Stephan.
Uniform title Gutenberg und seine Wirkung. English
Edition English ed.
Imprint Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate Pub., 2005.
Description 216 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Language English
Subject Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468.
Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468
Printers -- Germany -- Biography.
Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Printers.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
Germany.
Biography.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5614227
ISBN 0754635376 (alk. paper)
Notes Originally published in German under the title: Gutenberg und seine Wirkung. Frankfurt am Main : Insel, 1999.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Gutenberg - His Life and Work
  • The course of Gutenberg's life
  • Bringing the technical inventions together
  • The 'work of the books': the 42-line Bible
  • Jobbing printing in long runs
  • The 36-line Bible
  • The Catholicon
  • Gutenberg's final years
  • The successor workshop of Fust and Schoeffer
  • The Spread of Printing
  • Rome
  • Venice
  • Paris
  • The book in Britain
  • Printing and Humanism
  • Renaissance humanism
  • Editions of classical authors
  • Early humanism in Germany
  • Printing in Greek and Hebrew
  • Vadian and the provision of teaching texts
  • A few dissenting voices
  • Popular Instruction in the Vernacular
  • Popular books
  • Encyclopaedia
  • Fables
  • The Ulm Aesop
  • Practical books
  • Broadsides and the 'Latest News'
  • News-sheets
  • A broadside view of the New World
  • Emperor Maximilian I
  • Printing and the Reformation
  • German Bibles before Luther
  • Luther's career
  • The main texts of the Reformers
  • Pamphlets
  • Luther's translation principles
  • Bible translation from 1522 to 1546
  • Gutenberg Goes Electronic
  • The on-going media revolution
  • Print on demand
  • Manuscripts on screen
  • Electronic ink
  • Bibliography
  • Picture Credits
  • Index