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A companion to the early printed book in Britain, 1476-1558

  title={A companion to the early printed book in Britain, 1476-1558},
  author={Tamara Atkin and Alan Coates and Thomas Betteridge and Julia Boffey and James S. Clark and Anthony S. G. Edwards and Martha W. Driver and Mary Frances Erler and Alexandra Gilespie and Andrew Hope and Brenda M. Hosington and Susan Powerll and Pamela Robinson and Anne F. Sutton and Daniel Wakelin and James Willoughby and Lucy E. C. Wooding},
The history of the book is now recognized as a field of central importance for understanding the cultural changes that swept through Tudor England. This companion aims to provide a comprehensive guide to the issues relevant to the early printed book, covering the significant cultural, social and technological developments from 1476 (the introduction of printing to England) to 1558 (the death of Mary Tudor). Divided into thematic sections (the printed book trade; the book as artefact; patrons… 
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  • Kunstbüchlin: gerechten gründtlichen Gebrauchs aller kunstbaren
  • Art
  • 2020
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