Library of the Written Word - The Handpress World

Edited by Andrew Pettegree, University of St Andrews

Edited by Andrea Rizzi, University of Melbourne

The chapters in this volume share an aim to historicize the role of the translator as a cultural and political agent in the early modern West.
Series: 
Volume: 
63
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323858
Expected: 
December 2017
€142,00
$164.00

Lotte Hellinga

In Incunabula in Transit Lotte Hellinga explores trade in early printed books in the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. Material evidence (typography, illumination, binding) and historical context deepen understanding of the evolving book trade. Eighteenth-century collectors changed early...
Series: 
Volume: 
62
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004340350
Expected: 
December 2017
€185,00
$213.00

Edited by Mark Towsey, University of Liverpool, and Kyle B. Roberts, Loyola University Chicago

Before the Public Library explores the emergence of community-based lending libraries in the Atlantic World in the two centuries before the advent of the Public Library movement in the mid-nineteenth century through essays by eighteen leading scholars.
Series: 
Volume: 
61
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004348660
Expected: 
December 2017
€145,00
$167.00

Edited by Andrew Pettegree

A landmark study of single-sheet publishing during the first two centuries after the invention of printing. Long disregarded as ephemera or cheap print, broadsheets emerge as both a crucial communication medium and an essential underpinning of the economics of the publishing industry.
Series: 
Volume: 
60
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004340305
E-ISBN: 
9789004340312
Publication date: 
August 2017
€185,00
$213.00

Edited by Alexander S. Wilkinson, University of St Andrews and Alejandra Ulla Lorenzo, University of Santiago de Compostela

A Maturing Market explores the Iberian book trade in the first half of the seventeenth century. It brings together contributions from leading specialists in the field, shedding new light on significant transformations in the industry.
Series: 
Volume: 
59
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004340374
Expected: 
September 2017
€120,00
$139.00

Arthur der Weduwen

In Dutch and Flemish Newspapers of the Seventeenth Century Arthur der Weduwen presents the first comprehensive account of the early newspaper in the Low Countries, composed of detailed introductions and extensive bibliographical descriptions.
Series: 
Volume: 
58
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004317314
Publication date: 
April 2017
€350,00
$403.00

Anja-Silvia Goeing

In Storing, Archiving, Organizing, Anja-Silvia Goeing examines techniques developing in sixteenth century post-Reformation Zurich institutional scholarship at the Zurich Lectorium that we today would consider important to understand the history of information management and knowledge transfer.
Series: 
Volume: 
56
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004334731
E-ISBN: 
9789004334854
Publication date: 
December 2016
€154,00
$185.00

Stephen Rawles

This bibliography lists all the known editions of the work of Denis Janot, a major Parisian printer (fl. 1529-1544); Janot’s work exemplifies the change from traditional ‘gothic’ typography and design to new ‘humanist’ norms.
Series: 
Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004330528
Expected: 
November 2017
€186,00
$215.00

Edited by Alberto Cevolini

Forgetting Machines. Knowledge Management Evolution in Early Modern Europe investigates the evolution of scholarly practices and the transformation of cognitive habits in the early modern age, focussing on the development of note-taking systems and data storage devices.
Series: 
Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278462
E-ISBN: 
9789004325258
Publication date: 
November 2016
€154,00
$185.00

Edited by Teresa Bela, Clarinda Calma and Jolanta Rzegocka

Publishing Subversive Texts in Elizabeth England and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth provides original and thorough comparative analyses of the effects of national censorship in early modern England and Poland-Lithuania on the intellectual and information exchange in both countries.
Series: 
Volume: 
52
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004320789
E-ISBN: 
9789004320802
Publication date: 
July 2016
€120,00
$144.00

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