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Re: Standard Work On Early English Book Publishing
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0461  Wednesday, 11 March 2003

From:           David Gants <
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Date:           Tuesday, 11 Mar 2003 13:47:41 -0500 (EST)
Subject: 14.0450 Re: Standard Work On Early English Book
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.0450 Re: 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.

The Cambridge History of the Book Vol. 3 (1998) covers 1400-1557 while
Vol. 4 (2002) covers 1557-1695.  I highly recommend both volumes.

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