A companion to the history of the book

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Blackwell Pub. , Malden, MA
Books -- History, Printing -- History, Book industries and trade -- Hi
Other titlesHistory of the book
Statementedited by Simon Eliot and Jonathan Rose
SeriesBlackwell companions to literature and culture -- 48
ContributionsEliot, Simon, Rose, Jonathan, 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ4 .C73 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 599 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17236806M
ISBN 101405127651
ISBN 139781405127653
LC Control Number2006102104

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Makes use of illustrative examples and case studies of well-known texts Written by a group of expert contributors.

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