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Author Undorf, Wolfgang, author

Title From Gutenberg to Luther : transnational print cultures in Scandinavia 1450-1525 / by Wolfgang Undorf
Published Leiden, The Netherlands : Brill, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (413 pages) : illustrations, tables
Series Handpress World ; Volume 28
Library of the Written Word, 1874-4834 ; Volume 37
Library of the written word ; Volume 37
Library of the written word. Handpress world ; Volume 28
Contents Printing in and for Scandinavia before the reformation -- Scandinavian book trade and the European context -- Book collections and collectors : churches and monasteries -- Book collectors and collections : universities and schools -- Book collectors and collections : private owners -- The reception of printed works -- Transnationalism and a model for Scandinavian pre-Reformation book history -- Appendix 1. The Malmo list -- Appendix 2. Books from the principal pre-Reformation Danish religious libraries -- Appendix 3. The Lecturer's Library in Slesvig -- Appendix 4. The inventory of a house belonging to the Bishop of Odense, 1530-1532
Summary Based on thousands of contemporary provenances, statistics and book lists, this books achieves a repositioning of Scandinavian early modern print cultures as dynamic, self-confident actors in the multi-faceted transnational context of European book history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Book industries and trade -- Scandinavia -- History -- 16th century.
Book industries and trade -- Scandinavia -- History -- To 1500.
Books -- Scandinavia -- History -- 1450-1600
Libraries -- Scandinavia -- History -- 16th century.
Libraries -- Scandinavia -- History -- To 1500.
Printing -- Scandinavia -- History -- Origin and antecedents
Printing -- Scandinavia -- History -- 16th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004270590
9789004270596 (e-book)