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The Resource The Smithsonian book of books, Michael Olmert

The Smithsonian book of books, Michael Olmert

Label
The Smithsonian book of books
Title
The Smithsonian book of books
Statement of responsibility
Michael Olmert
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
002$220
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z4
LC item number
.O54 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The Smithsonian book of books, Michael Olmert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Scrolls and scribes: the greatest story ever told: from the Old Testament to the New -- People of the book -- Illuminating the dark ages: from the edge of beyond: medieval glories of the Britsh Isles -- debits and credits: the keeping of accounts -- The gutenberg revolution: Caston and Aldus: masters of the press -- a brave new world: printing in the Americas -- Yes, we have now bananas: Morison, Zapf, and Gill: modern masters of typography -- The bookmaker's craft: to print or not to print? for Shakespere, that was the question -- By it's cover: the art of the binder -- The infinte library, timeless and incorruptible: heralds of science: books that changed the world -- The best of the past: a medieval revival in the arts of the book -- A picture's worth: Mother Goose and company: books for the young and the young at heart -- Every word for everyman: The book business: Ah, you publishing scoundrels! -- Old leaves, new lives: lost and found between the covers -- Last words
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780895990303
Lccn
91039590
Note
  • Clark Library copy: gift of Ward Ritchie, 1996.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Slipcase. Dust jacket. Half bound in red morocco-grain cloth; white linen over boards. Orange and red marbled endpapers. Gift, Dan Luckenbill.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24907462
  • ucoclc24907462
Label
The Smithsonian book of books, Michael Olmert
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Scrolls and scribes: the greatest story ever told: from the Old Testament to the New -- People of the book -- Illuminating the dark ages: from the edge of beyond: medieval glories of the Britsh Isles -- debits and credits: the keeping of accounts -- The gutenberg revolution: Caston and Aldus: masters of the press -- a brave new world: printing in the Americas -- Yes, we have now bananas: Morison, Zapf, and Gill: modern masters of typography -- The bookmaker's craft: to print or not to print? for Shakespere, that was the question -- By it's cover: the art of the binder -- The infinte library, timeless and incorruptible: heralds of science: books that changed the world -- The best of the past: a medieval revival in the arts of the book -- A picture's worth: Mother Goose and company: books for the young and the young at heart -- Every word for everyman: The book business: Ah, you publishing scoundrels! -- Old leaves, new lives: lost and found between the covers -- Last words
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780895990303
Lccn
91039590
Note
  • Clark Library copy: gift of Ward Ritchie, 1996.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Slipcase. Dust jacket. Half bound in red morocco-grain cloth; white linen over boards. Orange and red marbled endpapers. Gift, Dan Luckenbill.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24907462
  • ucoclc24907462

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