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Title The book triumphant : print in transition in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / edited by Malcolm Walsby, Graeme Kemp
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 378 pages) : illustrations
Series Library of the written word, 1874-4834 ; v. 15. The handpress world ; v. 9
Library of the written word ; 15
Library of the written word. Handpress world ; 9
Contents Printing in the Low Countries in the early sixteenth century / Andrew Pettegree -- The Italian Renaissance book : catalogues, censuses, and survival / Neil Harris -- How complete are the German national bibliographies for the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries (VD16 and VD17)? / Jurgen Beyer -- The printed book on the Iberian peninsula, 1500-1540 / Alexander Wilkinson -- The vanishing press : printing in provincial France in the early sixteenth century / Malcolm Walsby -- Turning Luther's weapons against him : the birth of Catholic propaganda in Saxony in the 1520s / Christoph Volkmar -- Preaching and printing in Germany on the eve of the Thirty Years' War / Amy Nelson Burnett -- Pamphlets in the theological debates of the later sixteenth century : the Mainz editorial project 'Controversia et Confessio' / Johannes Hund and Henning P. Jurgens -- Devices of Protestant printers in sixteenth century Krakow / Justyna Kilianczyk-Zieba -- History in transition : Enguerrand de Monstrelet's Chronique in manuscript and print (c. 1450-c. 1600) / Hanno Wijsman -- The 'Renaissance cultural crossroads' catalogue : a witness to the importance of translation in early modern Britain / Brenda M. Hosington -- Between Basel and Zurich : humanist rivalries and the works of Sebastian Munster / Matthew McLean -- The book and reading culture in Basel and Zurich during the sixteenth century / Urs B. Leu -- Augsburg's position in the system of the German book trade in the first half of the sixteenth century / Hans-Jorg Kunast -- Book trade practices in early sixteenth-century Paris : Pierre Vidoue (1516-1543) / David J. Shaw -- The coexistence of manuscript and print : handwritten newsletters in the second century of print, 1540-1640 / Zsuzsa Barbarics-Hermanik
Summary This edited collection presents new research on the development of printing and bookselling throughout Europe during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, addressing themes such as the Reformation, the transmission of texts and the production and sale of printed books
Notes Papers based on the contributions given to two conferences held at the University of St. Andrews in September 2008 and September 2009. These conferences, entitled 'The Book in Transition: The Printed Book in the Post-Incunabula Age, 1500-1540' and 'The Book Triumphant: The book in the second-century of print, 1540-1640', were organised by the Universal Short Title Catalogue (USTC) project group"--Preface
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Book industries and trade -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Book industries and trade -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Books -- Europe -- History -- 1450-1600
Books -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Printing -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Printing -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kemp, Graeme.
Walsby, Malcolm.
LC no. 2011022973
ISBN 1283270838
9004221603 (electronic bk.)
9789004221604 (electronic bk.)