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Author Barker, Nicolas, author

Title The Oxford University Press and the spread of learning, 1478-1978 : an illustrated history / by Nicolas Barker ; with a preface by Charles Ryskamp
Published Oxford [Eng.] : Clarendon Press, 1978
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press, 1978


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 W'PONDS  070.594094257 Bar  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 69 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates, 206 unnumbered pages of plates : chiefly illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- The early university and its books -- The first press at Oxford -- The second press -- The press established at Oxford -- The successors of Joseph Barnes -- The acquisition of printing types -- Laud's vision of a university press -- The survival of Laud's vision -- John Fell : the vision realized -- The Fell types -- The press at work -- The first books -- Illustrated books -- Printing the Bible : Pitt, Parker, and Guy -- The end of the partnership -- The roots of the English language -- Fell's successors : Aldrich, Charlett, and the Clarendon Building -- Thomas Hearne -- The Bible patent : John Baskett -- Publishing after Hearne -- William Blackstone -- The reformed press -- Resumption of the Bible press -- Technical change -- The restoration of classical scholarship -- Other books, 1800-1850 -- Results of the partnership : the new building -- The growth of evangelicalism and the text of the Bible -- Oriental scholarship -- Thomas Combe : mechanization of the press -- The Royal Commission and its effect on the press -- The Clarendon Press Series -- Bartholomew Price : the great expansion -- Horace Hart : the rediscovery of the Fell types -- The London business and the revised version -- The New English Dictionary -- The 'Oxford' style -- Charles Cannan : the making of the modern press -- The expansion of the London business : Sir Humphrey Milford -- Recent fine printing -- The American branch -- Other branches overseas -- Publishing in modern times -- Ephemera -- Epilogue -- Appendix: The Oxford Almanacks
Analysis Geschichte 1478-1978
Oxford (England) Imprints Exhibitions
Oxford University Press History
Printing England Oxford History Exhibitions
Printing History Exhibitions England Oxford
Scholarly publishing England Oxford History Exhibitions
Scholarly publishing History Exhibitions England Oxford
University presses England Oxford History Exhibitions
University presses Exhibitions England Oxford History
Notes "Printed in Great Britain at the University Press, Oxford by Vivian Ridler Printer to the University"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Oxford University Press -- History.
Oxford University Press.
Book industries and trade -- England -- Exhibitions.
Printing -- England -- History -- Exhibitions.
Printing -- England -- Oxford -- History -- Exhibitions.
Scholarly publishing -- England -- Oxford -- History -- Exhibitions.
University presses -- England -- Oxford -- History -- Exhibitions.
Book Industry -- history.
Exhibits as Topic.
Printing -- history.
Oxford (England) -- Imprints -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition.
Exhibition catalogs.
Author Ridler, Vivian, printer
Ryskamp, Charles, author of preface
LC no. 77030541
ISBN 0199510857 (paperback)
9780199510856 (paperback)