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intro-before-printing

BACKGROUND: COLLECTING PRINTED LEAVES

intro-before-printing
intro-before-printing

INTRODUCTION: BEFORE PRINTING

77rs

A pocket Bible

123rs

For daily devotions

intro-before-printing

intro-gutenberg

INTRODUCTION: GUTENBERG AND THE MAINZ PRINTERS

61s

The Gutenberg Bible

131rs

From Gutenberg's press?

105rs

Saxon Chronicles

intro-rhine

INTRODUCTION: THE PRINTERS OF THE RHINE

41rs

From Strasbourg's first printer

1rs

'The printer of the R-bizarre'

17rs

A poor example from Cologne

76rs

A German Bible – with pictures

21rs

A history of the world in 645 woodblocks

38rs

Doodles in a book of church law

78rs

A gospel glossed

72rs

An 'excellent and learned printer'

122rs

A milestone in medical science

intro-italy

INTRODUCTION: CROSSING BORDERS – ITALY

117rs

The first book printed in Rome?

107rs

From Italy's first printers

128rs

Venetian decoration

71rs

A typical classical text

125ars

Venetian roman at its best

40rs

Theology from Jenson

104rs

From the press of Aldus Manutius

75as

A pocket edition in italic type

130rs

A leaf to sing from

108as

For a friar's private piety

intro-france

INTRODUCTION:CROSSING BORDERS – FRANCE AND THE LOW COUNTRIES

3rs

From one of the first printers in France

80rs

From a printed Book of Hours

111vs

From an illuminated Book of Hours

111vx

More about The Anatomical Man

70rl

A quarto Bible from Lyons

73rs

From 'the greatest printing office in the World'

27rs

The Bible in its original Hebrew

Part2: English Printing and English books

intro to English printing

INTRODUCTION: ENGLISH PRINTING AND ENGLISH BOOKS

 

intro to Chronicles and Lives

INTRODUCTION: CHRONICLES AND LIVES

 

60rs

Printed by Caxton

62rs

Wynkyn de Worde's Golden Legend

60rs

The Chronicle of Fabian

96brs

Shakespeare's sourcebook

intro to The Byble in Englyshe

INTRODUCTION: THE BYBLE IN ENGLYSHE

 

6rs

Matthew's Bible

5rs

Cromwell's 'Great Bible'

95ars

Dedicated to Queen Catherine

25rs

The Geneva Bible

28rs

The King James Bible

intro to John Day - Master Printer

INTRODUCTION: JOHN DAY – MASTER PRINTER

 

81ars

Sermons for a king

92rs

David's Harpe

88rs

Foxe's Book of Martyrs

26rs

'Queen Elizabeth's prayer book'

More to come...


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