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The Resource The book ; : the story of printing & bookmaking, by Douglas C. McMurtrie

The book ; : the story of printing & bookmaking, by Douglas C. McMurtrie

Label
The book ; : the story of printing & bookmaking
Title
The book ;
Title remainder
the story of printing & bookmaking
Statement of responsibility
by Douglas C. McMurtrie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1888-1944
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McMurtrie, Douglas C.
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z4
LC item number
.M15 1943
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books
  • Printing
  • Books
  • Books
  • Printing
Label
The book ; : the story of printing & bookmaking, by Douglas C. McMurtrie
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Third revised edition ... January 1943. Seventh edition as successor to four editions of The golden book, first published in 1927."
Bibliography note
"Bibliography": pages 603-646
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Primitive human records -- The origin of the alphabet -- The alphabet in western Europe -- Paper and its origins -- Handwritten books -- Printing in the Far East -- Early European woodcuts -- The block books -- The stage setting for typography -- Johann Gutenberg's invention -- The case of rival claimants -- The dissemination of printing -- The master printers of Venice -- The first printing in English -- The production of the incunabula -- Woodcut book illustration -- Engraved book illustration -- Early book decoration -- Some special problems -- Printer's marks -- The study of incunabula -- Typography's golden age -- Italian book illustration -- The indomitable Plantin -- The vogue of engraving -- Baskerville and his disciples -- The press in the New World -- Printing on Massachusetts Bay -- Typographer, philosopher, statesman -- Printer and historian -- The spread of printing in America -- The revival of craftsmanship -- The private presses -- Contemporary fine printing -- Modern typography -- Modern book illustration -- Processes of bookmaking -- The art of bookbinding -- The printing of illustrations -- The title page -- Concerning type design -- The printer's ideals
Control code
1387180
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxx pages, 1 leaf, 676 pages, 1 leaf
Lccn
43004110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (including portraits, music), plates, facsimiles
System control number
(WaOLN)673155
Label
The book ; : the story of printing & bookmaking, by Douglas C. McMurtrie
Publication
Note
"Third revised edition ... January 1943. Seventh edition as successor to four editions of The golden book, first published in 1927."
Bibliography note
"Bibliography": pages 603-646
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Primitive human records -- The origin of the alphabet -- The alphabet in western Europe -- Paper and its origins -- Handwritten books -- Printing in the Far East -- Early European woodcuts -- The block books -- The stage setting for typography -- Johann Gutenberg's invention -- The case of rival claimants -- The dissemination of printing -- The master printers of Venice -- The first printing in English -- The production of the incunabula -- Woodcut book illustration -- Engraved book illustration -- Early book decoration -- Some special problems -- Printer's marks -- The study of incunabula -- Typography's golden age -- Italian book illustration -- The indomitable Plantin -- The vogue of engraving -- Baskerville and his disciples -- The press in the New World -- Printing on Massachusetts Bay -- Typographer, philosopher, statesman -- Printer and historian -- The spread of printing in America -- The revival of craftsmanship -- The private presses -- Contemporary fine printing -- Modern typography -- Modern book illustration -- Processes of bookmaking -- The art of bookbinding -- The printing of illustrations -- The title page -- Concerning type design -- The printer's ideals
Control code
1387180
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxx pages, 1 leaf, 676 pages, 1 leaf
Lccn
43004110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (including portraits, music), plates, facsimiles
System control number
(WaOLN)673155

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