Manuscript and print in London c.1475-1530 / Julia Boffey.
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London : British Library, 2012.|
xxii, 246 p.,  p. of col. plates : ill. (some col.), map, facsims. ; 25 cm|
Books -- England -- London -- History.|
Manuscripts, Medieval -- England -- London -- History.
Printing -- England -- London -- History.
Book industries and trade -- England -- London -- History.
Book industries and trade.
Books and reading.
London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
England -- London.
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Table of Contents:
- Note on conventions
- List of colour plates
- List of figures
- Colour plates
- Chapter 1. London booths, in manuscript and print, c. 1500
- Introduction: two London books
- Books made and books used in London
- London texts and London authors
- Textual transmission: within, into, and out of London
- Chapter 2. Manuscript and print in combination
- Introduction: some arbitrary assemblages
- Manuscripts and printers
- Printed books in the hands of scribes and manuscript compilers
- Manuscript additions to printed text
- Enhancement and decoration
- Binding and storage
- Chapter 3. London-specific material in manuscript and print
- Introduction: manuscript or print? choice of form
- London-specific materials
- Works relating to ceremonies and public events
- The spoken word: sermons and orations
- Comic satires
- Covert circulation of political satire and commentary
- Prison writing, sedition, and heresy
- Chapter 4. London readers in a time of change
- Sources of supply and prices
- Books in institutional libraries
- Reading in London's religious houses: the London Charterhouse
- Women readers and printed books: Syon and the Minoresses
- Company networks: Caxton and fellow-mercers
- Some London drapers and their books
- Chapter 5. Robert Fabyan: reading and compiling in manuscript and print
- Introduction: Fabyan's life
- Two chronicles: compilation and copying
- Fabyan's reading
- The further circulation of the 'concordance of stories'
- Pynson s edition of the 'New Chronicles' and the manuscript copies
- New features in the printed 'New Chronicles'
- Was Fabyan involved in the printed edition?
- Fabyan's textual afterlife
- Index of manuscripts
- Index of printed books
- General index