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The Old Printer and the Modern Press (Paperback)

Author: Knight, Charles

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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1854 Original Publisher: J. Murray Description: From p (v): "In 1844 I wrote...William caxton, a biography...In the present work I have remodelled that biography; rendering it a more compact narrative of the state of knowledge before the invention of printing, of the personal history of the man who brought the invention to England, and of the nature of his efforts to diffuse information amongst his countrymen. The second part embraces a very broad view of the progress of the press down to our own day, especially in relation to...cheap popular literature.." Subjects: Press Printing Westminster (London, England) Impremta Book industries and trade Great Britain History Books and reading Great Britain History Printers--England -Biography Incunabula Books and reading Art / Typography Language Arts

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Publisher General Books
Mfg Part# 9781150315046
SKU 213797123
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1150315040
Release Date 1/11/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0152
Publisher General Books
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