Library of the Written Word

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Series
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1874-4834
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Karen Baston

In Charles Areskine’s Library, Karen Baston uses a detailed study of an eighteenth-century Scottish advocate’s private book collection to explore key themes of the Scottish Enlightenment including secularisation, modernisation, internationalisation, and the development of legal literature in...
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Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315372
E-ISBN: 
9789004315389
Publication date: 
April 2016
€115,00
$149.00

Edited by Joad Raymond & Noah Moxham

In News Networks 35 scholars from 10 countries give a new account of the history of European news, emphasising its transnational character and the international transmission of forms and modes of news as well as information.
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Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277175
E-ISBN: 
9789004277199
Publication date: 
July 2016
€220,00
$285.00

Edited by Flavia Bruni and Andrew Pettegree

Questions of survival and loss bedevil the study of early printed books. Many early publications are not particularly rare, but many have disappeared altogether. Here leading specialists in the field explore different strategies for recovering this lost world of print.
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Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311817
E-ISBN: 
9789004311824
Publication date: 
April 2016
€184,00
$238.00

A. J. Ford

Marvel and Artefact examines the manuscripts of Wonders of the East (London, BL, Cotton Vitellius A. xv; London, BL, Cotton Tiberius B. v; and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 614); codex, text and image are studied together as a single artefact.     
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Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301382
E-ISBN: 
9789004301399
Publication date: 
December 2015
€109,00
$141.00

Hanna Chuchvaha

Art Periodical Culture in Late Imperial Russia (1898-1917). Print Modernism in Transition offers a detailed exploration of the major Modernist art periodicals in late imperial Russia, the World of Art (Mir Iskusstva, 1899-1904), The Golden Fleece (Zolotoe runo, 1906-1909) and Apollo (Apollon,...
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Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269262
E-ISBN: 
9789004301405
Publication date: 
November 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Elizabeth le Roux

In A History of the University Presses in Apartheid South Africa, Elizabeth le Roux examines the origins, publishing lists and philosophies of the university presses, as well as academic freedom and knowledge production, during the apartheid era.
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Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004293472
E-ISBN: 
9789004293489
Publication date: 
November 2015
€110,00
$142.00

Edited by Ellen Krefting, Aina Nøding and Mona Ringvej

Eighteenth-century periodicals as agents of change: Perspectives on Northern Enlightenment offers new accounts of the impact of Enlightenment ideas in Scandinavia, with a particular focus on the transnational and revolutionary role of the new periodical press.
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Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290051
E-ISBN: 
9789004293113
Publication date: 
July 2015
€140,00
$179.00

Edited by Ad Stijnman and Elizabeth Savage

In Printing Colour 1400–1700, Ad Stijnman and Elizabeth Savage offer the first handbook of early modern colour printmaking before 1700 (when most such histories begin), creating a new, interdisciplinary paradigm for the history of graphic art.
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Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269682
E-ISBN: 
9789004290112
Publication date: 
August 2015
€156,00
$198.00

Edited by Richard Kirwan and Sophie Mullins

Specialist Markets in the Early Modern Book World brings together a diverse range of case studies to reconstruct the characteristics of specialist book production in the early modern period.
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Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288102
E-ISBN: 
9789004290228
Publication date: 
June 2015
€151,00
$192.00

Edited by Simon Davies and Puck Fletcher

News in Early Modern Europe presents new research on the nature, production, and dissemination of a variety of forms of news writing from across Europe during the early modern period.
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Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276857
E-ISBN: 
9789004276864
Publication date: 
July 2014
€154,00
$185.00

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