Printing, Writers and Readers in Renaissance Italy

Printing, Writers and Readers in Renaissance Italy

by Brian Richardson

Hardcover

$78.99

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521571616
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/05/1999
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of figuresvi
Prefaceix
A note on currencyxi
Abbreviationsxii
Part IPrinting and Book Production
1The arrival of printing and its techniques3
2Publishing, bookselling and the control of books25
Part IIWriters and Print Culture
3Publication in print: patronage, contracts and privileges49
4From pen to print: writers and their use of the press77
Part IIIReaders and Print Culture
5Reading, buying and owning printed books107
6Printing for the reading public: form and content122
Notes158
Bibliography186
Index211

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