Library of the Written Word

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1874-4834
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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.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276857
E-ISBN: 
9789004276864
Publication date: 
July 2014
€154,00
$185.00

Lotte Hellinga

Texts in Transit addresses the question what happened to texts during their production in printing houses in the fifteenth century. Lotte Hellinga finds some answers by exploring printer’s copy and proofs in diverse printing houses, covering the period 1459 -1496.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277168
E-ISBN: 
9789004279001
Publication date: 
August 2014
€164,00
$197.00

Wolfgang Undorf

Based on thousands of contemporary provenances, statistics and book lists, this books achieves a repositioning of Scandinavian early modern print cultures as dynamic, self-confident actors in the multi-faceted transnational context of European book history.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270572
E-ISBN: 
9789004270596
Publication date: 
April 2014
€154,00
$185.00

Paul Arblaster

Exploring the early decades of print journalism in the cities at Northern Europe’s information crossroads, From Ghent to Aix reveals how news of war, diplomacy and politics travelled, and how political and commercial imperatives shaped the ways it was presented.
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276475
E-ISBN: 
9789004276840
Publication date: 
June 2014
€154,00
$185.00

Paul Begheyn, S.J.

This book gives a detailed description of all books, published in the Dutch Republic and its Generality Lands between 1567 and 1773, written by Jesuits from the Low Countries and elsewhere.
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270602
E-ISBN: 
9789004272057
Publication date: 
May 2014
€165,00
$198.00

Berthold Kress

This is the first monograph on the painter Paul Lautensack (1477/78-1558) who explained his revelations on God’s nature with hundreds of highly sophisticated diagrams that allow us a rare glimpse into the visual world of a Reformation period urban craftsman.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260696
E-ISBN: 
9789004262379
Publication date: 
May 2014
€215,00
$258.00

Edited by Natalia Maillard Álvarez

The current volume aims to shed new light on the relationships between Catholicism and books during the early modern period, gathering studies with special focus on trade, common readings and the mechanisms used to control readership in different territories.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262898
E-ISBN: 
9789004262904
Publication date: 
December 2013
€121,00
$144.00

Arianne Baggerman

This study analyses the history of the Dutch publishers and booksellers firm Blussé between 1745 and 1830. The development of this company is connected with the history of the Blussé family in this period, combining book history and family history in an innovatory way.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257948
E-ISBN: 
9789004257955
Publication date: 
October 2013
€198,00
$254.00

Edited by Malcolm Walsby and Natasha Constantinidou

This volume examines a number of different book lists from a variety of European countries during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It offers a wide-ranging re-evaluation of one of the most interesting and underused resources for early modern book history.
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258891
E-ISBN: 
9789004258907
Publication date: 
October 2013
€170,00
$203.00

Edited by Roeland Harms, Joad Raymond and Jeroen Salman

This collection explores the surprising ways by which cheap print moved across Europe, focussing on Italy, the Netherlands and Britain. Looking at pedlars, commerce and communication, it presents a model of textual dissemination and the material and economic premises of European landscapes of print.
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253056
E-ISBN: 
9789004253063
Publication date: 
August 2013
€133,00
$168.00

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