Library of the Written Word

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Series
ISSN: 
1874-4834
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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.
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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.
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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

David J. Davis

This book offers a unique analysis of visual religion in Reformation England as seen in its religious printed images. Challenging traditional notions of an iconoclastic Reformation, it offers a thorough analysis of the widespread body of printed images and the ways the images gave shape to the...
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236011
E-ISBN: 
9789004236028
Publication date: 
February 2013
€118,00
$149.00

Edited by Benito Rial Costas

This volume seeks to enhance our understanding of printing and the book trade in small and peripheral European cities in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries through a number of specific case studies.
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235748
E-ISBN: 
9789004235755
Publication date: 
November 2012
€118,00
$149.00

Michel Reinders

Printed Pandemonium is a fresh take on one of the most violent political upheavals in early modern history: the riots, political murders and violent purifications of local governments in the Dutch Republic during the so-called ‘Year of Disaster’ 1672.
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243187
E-ISBN: 
9789004243170
Publication date: 
February 2013
€118,00
$147.00

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