The Book Triumphant: Print in Transition in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

The Book Triumphant: Print in Transition in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004207233
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/25/2011
Series: Library of the Written Word , #15
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Malcolm Walsby, Ph.D. (2001) in History, is a lecturer at the University of St Andrews and manager of the USTC. He is the author of The Counts of Laval. Culture, Patronage and Religion (Ashgate, 2007) and The Printed Book in Brittany, 1480-1600 (Brill, 2011).

Graeme Kemp is a postdoctoral fellow on a project examining the history of mathematics, a collaborative venture between the University of Southern California and the University of St Andrews. He has worked on a range of bibliographic and historical projects.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Notes on Contributors xiii

Part 1 The Book In National Contexts

Printing in the Low Countries in the Early Sixteenth Century Andrew Pettegree 3

The Italian Renaissance Boole Catalogues, Censuses and Survival Neil Harris 26

How Complete are the German National Bibliographies for the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (VD16 and VDi7)? Jurgen Beyer 57

The Printed Book on the Iberian Peninsula, 1500-1540 Alexander Wilkinson 78

The Vanishing Press: Printing in Provincial France in the Early Sixteenth Century Malcolm Walsby 97

Part 2 Printing And The Reformation

Turning Luther's Weapons against him. The Birth of Catholic Propaganda in Saxony in the 1520s Christoph Volkmar 115

Preaching and Printing in Germany on the Eve of the Thirty Years' War Amy Nelson Burnett 132

Pamphlets in the Theological Debates of the Later Sixteenth Century: The Mainz Editorial Project 'Controversia et Confessio' Johannes Hund Henning P. Jürgens 158

Devices of Protestant Printers in Sixteenth-Century Krakow Justyna Kilianczyk-Zieba 178

Part 3 Transmission And Translations

History in Transition: Enguerrand de Monstrelet's Chronique in Manuscript and Print (c. 1450-c 1600) Hanno Wijsman 199

The 'Renaissance Cultural Crossroads' Catalogue: A Witness to the Importance of Translation in Early Modern Britain Brenda M. Hosington 253

Between Basel and Zurich: Humanist Rivalries and the Works of Sebastian Münster Matthew McLean 270

Part 4 Networks And The Book Trade

The Book and Reading Culture in Basel and Zurich During the Sixteenth Century Urs B. Leu 295

Augsburg's Role in the German Book Trade in the First Half of the Sixteenth Century Hans-Jörg Künast 320

Book Trade Practices in Early Sixteenth-Century Paris: Pierre Vidoue (1516-1543) David J. Shaw 334

The Coexistence of Manuscript and Print: Handwritten Newsletters in the Second Century of Print, 1540-1640 Zsuzsa BarbaricS-Hermanik 347

Index 369

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