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Re: Standard Work On Early English Book Publishing
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0450  Tuesday, 11 March 2003

From:           Nicholas Ranson <
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Date:           Thursday, 6 Mar 2003 14:44:07 -0500
Subject: 14.0440 Query: Standard Work On Early English Book
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.0440 Query: Standard Work On Early English Book
Publishing

>Could some knowledgeable list members refer me to a couple of
>modern
>authorities (or standard works) on the history of the book in
>England
>from Caxton to about 1600?  I'd like something comprehensive that
>includes discussion of typography, author-printer-publisher
>relations,
>and bookselling.
>
>My research project is Hall's Chronicle (1548, 1550), so the
>focus of
>such a reference book could be early 16th century and be
>extremely
>useful.
>
>Thanks in advance,
>Al Magary

H. S. Bennett, English Books and Readers 1475- ....(1970) is available
used on Amazon for $15 as I pen this
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