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3 edition of hand-produced book. found in the catalog.

hand-produced book.

David Diringer

hand-produced book.

by David Diringer

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books -- History -- To 400,
  • Books -- History -- 400-1450

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ112 D5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination603 p.
    Number of Pages603
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18645144M

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    Originally published in as The Hand-Produced Book, this reference book is wide in scope, dense with information, and a good resource. The Book: The Story of Printing and Bookmaking, Douglas C. McMurtrie. New York: Dorset Press, This reprint of a book begins with Primitive Human Records and goes through to Modern Typography. Who were the medieval illuminators? How were their hand-produced books illustrated and decorated? In this beautiful book Jonathan Alexander presents a survey of manuscript illumination throughout Europe from the fourth to the sixteenth century. He discusses the social and historical context of the illuminators' lives, considers their methods of work, and presents a series of case studies to 4/5(1).

      The Codex Foundation of Berkley, CA is preparing for its fourth biennial “World’s Fair & Symposium of the Book Arts,” to be held February 10 th through the 13 th, The event takes place on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley, and its mission is to preserve and promote the hand-made book as a work of art. It is well attended by scholars, artists, bibliophiles and. The Hand-produced Book. New York: Philosophical Library, This biography article of a United Kingdom academic is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This biography of a British linguist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it Authority control: BNE: XX, BNF: cbd .


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The Hand-Produced Book [David Diringer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bound in the publisher's original burgundy cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Some shelf wear to extremities of cloth. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Diringer, David, Hand-produced book.

New York, Philosophical Library []. The present work supplies in a simple yet comprehensive way the quintessence of past knowledge and modern research, tracing the development of the book from prehistoric times down to the period in which the printed book replaced the hand-produced book.

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McMurtrie. New York. The Guardian - Back to home. A rare book of lyrics, poems and more than 30 of her paintings, just copies were hand-produced in Los Angeles for her friends.An exploration of rare and priceless manuscripts from museums around the world, this survey features nearly photographic facsimiles that depict ancestors of the modern book.

Contributions from numerous people and cultures include ancient sources of Greece and Rome, central and southern Asia, Africa, pre-Columbian America, the Far East, and Europe.