What Is a Book?: The Study of Early Printed Books por Joseph Dane

What Is a Book?: The Study of Early Printed Books por Joseph Dane

Titulo del libro: What Is a Book?: The Study of Early Printed Books

Autor: Joseph Dane

Número de páginas: 294 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: March 30, 2012

ISBN: 0268026092

Editor: University of Notre Dame Press

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Joseph Dane con What Is a Book?: The Study of Early Printed Books

Páginas:294Géneros:12:HB:History12:GB:Encyclopaedias&referenceworks12:CB:Language:reference&generalSinopsis:JosephA.DanesWhatIsaBook?isanintroductiontothestudyofbooksproducedduringtheperiodofthehandpress,datingfromaround1450through1800.Usinghisownbibliographicinterestsasaguide,Daneselectsillustrativeexamplesprimarilyfromfifteenth-centurybooks,booksofparticularinteresttostudentsofEnglishliterature,andbookscentraltothedevelopmentofAnglo-Americanbibliography.PartIofWhatIsaBook?coversthebasicproceduresofprintingandthepartsofthephysicalbook-size,paper,type,illustration,PartIItreatsthehistoryofbook-copies-fromcatalogingconventionsandprovenancetoelectronicmediaandtheirimplicationsforthestudyofbooks.Danebeginswiththecentraldistinctionbetweenabook-copy-theparticular,individual,physicalbook-andabook-theabstractcategorythatorganizesthesecopiesintoeditions,wherebyeachcopyisinterchangeablewithanyother.Amongotherissues,Daneaddressessuchbasicquestionsas