Library of the Written Word

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1874-4834
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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

Jeroen Salman

This book studies the itinerant book trade in an English and Dutch, urban context, leading to a new perspective on the role of the pedlars as an intermediary between the established booksellers and an extensive, socially diverse reading public.
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252844
E-ISBN: 
9789004252851
Publication date: 
October 2013
€131,00
$168.00

Domenic Leo

The "Vows of the Peacock" was composed in 1312 in France. One of the extant manuscripts stands out for its beautiful miniatures and scurrilous marginalia (PML, MS G24). It includes a catalogue and concordance of all Peacock manuscripts.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250031
E-ISBN: 
9789004250833
Publication date: 
August 2013
€141,00
$174.00

Edited by Eyal Poleg & Laura Light

Drawing on expertise in art history, liturgy, exegesis, preaching and manuscript studies, this volume is the first cohesive study of the layout, evolution and use of the Late Medieval Bible, one of the bestsellers of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248885
E-ISBN: 
9789004248892
Publication date: 
May 2013
€133,00
$168.00

Angela Nuovo. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane.

This pioneering study approaches the new printed-book industry in Renaissance Italy from the perspective of its publishers and booksellers, analyzing their responses to the challenges of production and their creative approaches to the distribution and sale of their merchandise.
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004300972
E-ISBN: 
9789004208490
Publication date: 
June 2015
€51,00
$69.00

Angela Nuovo. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane.

This pioneering study approaches the new printed-book industry in Renaissance Italy from the perspective of its publishers and booksellers, analyzing their responses to the challenges of production and their creative approaches to the distribution and sale of their merchandise.
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245471
E-ISBN: 
9789004208490
Publication date: 
June 2013
€153,00
$193.00

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