BACKGROUND: COLLECTING PRINTED LEAVES
INTRODUCTION: BEFORE PRINTING
A pocket Bible
For daily devotions
INTRODUCTION: GUTENBERG AND THE MAINZ PRINTERS
The Gutenberg Bible
From Gutenberg's press?
INTRODUCTION: THE PRINTERS OF THE RHINE
From Strasbourg's first printer
'The printer of the R-bizarre'
A poor example from Cologne
A German Bible – with pictures
A history of the world in 645 woodblocks
Doodles in a book of church law
A gospel glossed
An 'excellent and learned printer'
A milestone in medical science
INTRODUCTION: CROSSING BORDERS – ITALY
The first book printed in Rome?
From Italy's first printers
A typical classical text
Venetian roman at its best
Theology from Jenson
From the press of Aldus Manutius
A pocket edition in italic type
A leaf to sing from
For a friar's private piety
INTRODUCTION:CROSSING BORDERS – FRANCE AND THE LOW COUNTRIES
From one of the first printers in France
From a printed Book of Hours
From an illuminated Book of Hours
More about The Anatomical Man
A quarto Bible from Lyons
From 'the greatest printing office in the World'
The Bible in its original Hebrew
INTRODUCTION: ENGLISH PRINTING AND ENGLISH BOOKS
INTRODUCTION: CHRONICLES AND LIVES
Printed by Caxton
Wynkyn de Worde's Golden Legend
The Chronicle of Fabian
INTRODUCTION: THE BYBLE IN ENGLYSHE
Cromwell's 'Great Bible'
Dedicated to Queen Catherine
The Geneva Bible
The King James Bible
INTRODUCTION: JOHN DAY – MASTER PRINTER
Sermons for a king
Foxe's Book of Martyrs
'Queen Elizabeth's prayer book'