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A millennium of the book : production, design & illustration in manuscript & print, 900-1900 / edited by Robin Myers & Michael Harris.
- Myers, Robin, active 1959-1970.
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Winchester : St. Paul's Bibliographies ; Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 1994.
xii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
" ... papers presented at the 16th annual conference on book-trade history held at the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London"--Introd.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Early medieval book design in England : the influence of manuscript design on the transmission of texts / Linda Nix -- Design relationship between the manuscript and the incunable / Margaret M. Smith -- Aldine italic / Nicolas Barker -- Onward and downward : how binders coped with the printing press before 1800 / Nicholas Pickwoad -- 'Alone worth treble the price' : illustrations in 18th-century English magazines / David Alexander -- Emergence of the graphic book in the 19th century / Michael Twyman -- Paper chase : a millennium in the production and use of paper / George Mandl.
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