The Early History of Bengali Printing

  title={The Early History of Bengali Printing},
  author={M. Siddiq Khan},
  journal={The Library Quarterly},
  pages={51 - 61}
  • M. Khan
  • Published 1 January 1962
  • History
  • The Library Quarterly
BENGALI iS the language spoken in the old presidency of Bengal, a territory today divided between modern India, the state of Western Bengal with the capital at Calcutta, and East Pakistan with its capital at Dacca. The primary meaning of "Bengali printing" in the title of this article is printing in the Bengali language, although the discussion is naturally concerned with the territory of Bengal. The following account is concerned with Bengali printing before 1800, concentrating on the period… 
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