Adventure and Art: The First Hundred Years of Printing

Adventure and Art: The First Hundred Years of Printing

By: Paul Needham (author), Michael Joseph (author)Paperback

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This text is a catalogue of the Rutgers University exhibition looking at books published during the first century of printing. It begins with Gutenberg's famous 42-line Bible, and ends with the lavishly illustrated deluxe editions of the mid-16th century. Also featured are specimens of Golden Age French typograhpy. There are individual photographs of each work, including colour photographs of the hand-coloured herbal woodcuts and illuminations of 15th-century editions of ""Josephus"" and ""Antoninus"".

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  • publication date: 30/09/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780813527277
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780813527277
  • weight: 227
  • ISBN10: 0813527279

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