William Caxton and early printing in England / Lotte Hellinga.
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London : British Library, 2010.|
xi, 212 p. : ill., facsims. (some col.) ; 25 cm.|
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492 |
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Printing -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Printing -- England -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Publishers and publishing -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
Publishers and publishing.
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Table of Contents:
- 1. Before Caxton
- 2. Caxton in Bruges: merchant and diplomat
- 3. Caxton and Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy: his first translation
- 4. Caxton in Cologne (1471-2)
- 5. Caxton's plans for a printing house
- 6. The first books printed in English: a tale of the known and the unknown
- 7. Caxton and his patrons in Westminster
- 8. Books multiplied: Caxton's publications until 1486
- 9. Printing in Oxford (1478-83)
- 10. The first printers in London (1480-c. 1486)
- 11. The Press at St Albans (1479-81, 1486)
- 12. Caxton's final years (1487-92)
- 13. 'Standing abasshed': between patrons and readers
- 14. Richard Pynson: the canny entrepreneur (1491-1529)
- 15. Wynkyn de Worde: taking over Caxton's firm (1492-6)
- 16. Wynkyn de Worde's career as independent publisher (1497-1535)
- 17. Printing devotional texts in English
- 18. Contemporaries outside the mainstream
- Further reading
- List of illustrations
- General Index
- Index of authors and texts