The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: Volume 3, 1400-1557

The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: Volume 3, 1400-1557


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107698758
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/20/2014
Series: Cambridge History of the Book in Britain Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 830
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.69(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction L. Hellinga and J. B. Trapp; 1. Literacy, books and readers J. B. Trapp; 2. Foreign illuminators and illuminated manuscripts J. J. G. Alexander; 3. Printing L. Hellinga; 4. Bookbinding, 1400-1557 M. M. Foot; 5. The rise of London's book trade C. Paul Christianson; 6. The customs rolls as documents for the printed-book trade in England Paul Needham; 7. The book trade under Edward VI and Mary I John N. King; 8. Importation of printed books Margaret Lane Ford; 9. Private ownership of printed books Margaret Lane Ford; 10. Monastic libraries, 1400-1557 David N. Bell; 11. The royal collections to 1461 Jenny Stratford; 12. The Royal Library from Edward IV to Henry VII Janet Backhouse; 13. The Royal Library under Henry VIII James P. Carley; 14. The humanist book J. B. Trapp; 15. University libraries and booksellers Elisabeth Leedham-Green; 16. Text-books in the universities Kristian Jensen; 17. Text-books: a case study: logic E. J. Ashworth; 18. The canon law R. H. Helmholz; 19. The civil law A. Wijffels; 20. The books of the common law J. H. Baker; 21. Medicine and science Peter M. Jones; 22. Schools and schoolbooks Nicholas Orme; 23. Practical books for the gentleman George R. Keiser; 24. Devotional literature Mary C. Erler; 25. Gentlewomen's reading Carol M. Meale and Julia Boffey; 26. Music John Milsom; 27. Literary texts Julia Boffey and A. S. G. Edwards; 28. Press, politics and religion Pamela Neville-Sington; Appendix; Bibliography; Indexes.

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