Library of the Written Word

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1874-4834
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Freyja Cox Jensen

Placing the reading of history in its cultural and educational context, and examining the processes by which ideas about ancient Rome circulated, this study provides the first assessment of the significance of Roman history, broadly conceived, in early modern England.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233034
E-ISBN: 
9789004233218
Publication date: 
August 2012
€122,00
$147.00

Edited by S.K. Barker and Brenda M. Hosington

The importance of 'Renaissance Cultural Crossroads' lies in its appreciation and promotion of the multi-faceted reach of translation in Britain from the arrival of printing until the outbreak of the civil war, highlighting the impressive number and wide variety of works translated.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004241848
E-ISBN: 
9789004242036
Publication date: 
February 2013
€118,00
$149.00

Edited by Bruce Gordon & Matthew McLean

This volume collects significant new scholarship on the late mediaeval and early modern Bible, engaging with the work of theologians, the devotional needs of the laity and the shape their concerns gave to the most important book of the age.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229471
E-ISBN: 
9789004229501
Publication date: 
June 2012
€122,00
$147.00

Stephen G. Burnett

The Reformation transformed Christian Hebraism from the pursuit of a few into an academic discipline. This book explains that transformation by focusing on how authors, printers, booksellers, and censors created a public discussion of Hebrew and Jewish texts.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222489
E-ISBN: 
9789004222496
Publication date: 
January 2012
€122,00
$147.00

Edited by Ton Croiset van Uchelen and Paul Dijstelberge. Preface by Andrew Pettegree

When compiling a short-title catalogue, Paul Valkema Blouw was confronted with a large number of ‘problem cases’. By minute analysis and drawing from his extensive knowledge and his unrivalled typographic memory, he could attribute a surprising number of these publications to a printer and...
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256545
E-ISBN: 
9789004256552
Publication date: 
June 2013
€280,00
$353.00

Gina Dahl

Drawing on various types of book listing, this study explores the market for books in early modern Norway. Book ownership by different elements of Norwegian society is addressed alongside changes in patterns of book distribution.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207202
E-ISBN: 
9789004214996
Publication date: 
July 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Matthew Yeo

Drawing on recent debates about the methods of book history, this book explores in detail the foundation and development of Chetham's Library, in Manchester, from its foundation in 1655 until the end of the seventeenth century.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206656
E-ISBN: 
9789004210202
Publication date: 
May 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Edited by Malcolm Walsby and Graeme Kemp

This edited collection presents new research on the development of printing and bookselling throughout Europe during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, addressing themes such as the Reformation, the transmission of texts and the production and sale of printed books.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207233
E-ISBN: 
9789004221604
Publication date: 
August 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Malcolm Walsby

Using archival as well as printed sources, this book analyses the place of the printing press and of the printed book in late fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Brittany and casts new light on the development of printing in provincial France.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004204515
E-ISBN: 
9789004211940
Publication date: 
June 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Hendrik Edelman

International publishing in the Netherlands experienced a remarkable revival after 1933, when the German Nazi government forced many prominent writers and researchers into exile. In a series of bio-bibliographical portraits of major participating Dutch publishers, this book documents the impact...
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187771
E-ISBN: 
9789004187832
Publication date: 
September 2010
€121,00
$145.00

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