Printing, Writers and Readers in Renaissance Italy

Printing, Writers and Readers in Renaissance Italy

by Brian Richardson



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
A note on currencyxi
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

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