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Fine Books (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Fine Books (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Alfred W. Pollard
 

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This 1912 history of bookmaking surveys the publishing trade from its beginnings, covering block-books, the invention and development of printing, early illustrated books, printing in England, woodcut and engraved illustrations, modern fine printing, and collecting. Pollard argues that modern books are not fine books, and are “handicapped” by their

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This 1912 history of bookmaking surveys the publishing trade from its beginnings, covering block-books, the invention and development of printing, early illustrated books, printing in England, woodcut and engraved illustrations, modern fine printing, and collecting. Pollard argues that modern books are not fine books, and are “handicapped” by their method of production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411457775
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/11/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
488
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author


Alfred W. Pollard (1859–1944) was an English writer, bibliographer, and professor at the University of London. He was highly regarded for bringing a new level of scholarship to the study of Shakespearean texts. His writings include A New Shakespeare Quarto: Richard II (1916), and The Foundations of Shakespeare’s Text (1923).

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