Five Hundred Years of Printing

Five Hundred Years of Printing

Book - 1996
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Originally published in 1955, this text has been substantially revised and updated, taking account of the huge technological changes experienced in the printing industry since the 1970s The coverage includes censorship, bestsellers, popular series, the history of illustration, the invention of lithography, and the connection between printing and education, language and literature. According to Beatrice Warde, the book represents the five hundred years of printing as a creator of changes in human lives.
Publisher: London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 1996
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9780712304382
071230438X
9780712304146
0712304142
9781884718205
1884718205
9781884718199
1884718191
Characteristics: x, 262 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Trevitt, John 1932-
Alternative Title: 500 years of printing

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