Bibliographic Details

A companion to the early printed book in Britain, 1476-1558 / edited by Vincent Gillespie and Susan Powell.

Imprint Cambridge [England] : D.S. Brewer, 2014.
Description xvii, 385 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language English
Subject Books -- Great Britain -- History -- 1450-1600.
Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History.
Book industries and trade.
Books.
Incunabula.
Great Britain.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9859801
Other authors / contributors Gillespie, Vincent, 1954-, editor of compilation.
Powell, Susan, 1948-, editor of compilation.
ISBN 9781843843634
1843843633
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • From manuscript to print : continuity and change / Julia Boffey
  • Printers, publishers and promoters to 1558 / Tamara Atkin and A.S.G. Edwards
  • Materials: paper and type / Pamela Robinson
  • Bookbinding and early printing in England / Alexandra Gillespie
  • Woodcuts and decorative techniques / Martha W. Driver
  • Merchants / Anne F. Sutton
  • The laity / Mary C. Erler
  • The secular clergy / Susan Powell
  • The regular clergy / James G. Clark
  • Universities, colleges and chantries / James Willoughby
  • Humanism and printing / Daniel Wakelin
  • Women translators and the early printed book / Brenda M. Hosington
  • The printed book trade in response to Luther : English books printed abroad / Andrew Hope
  • Thomas More, print and the idea of censorship / Thomas Betteridge
  • Catholicism, the printed book and the Marian Restoration / Lucy Wooding.