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The history of making books

from clay tablets, papyrus rolls, and illuminated manuscripts to the printing press

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Books -- History

  • About the Edition

    A history which includes information on ancient writing, parchment, the invention of paper, printing machines, reproducing images in color, bookbinding, booksellers, and censors.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGallimard Jeunesse.
    SeriesScholastic voyages of discovery., 18
    ContributionsGallimard Jeunesse (Publisher)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ4 .G7313 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL815524M
    ISBN 100590476521
    LC Control Number95053104
    OCLC/WorldCa34046171

    First, each text page, including line drawings, is photographed or shot using a large camera to The history of making books book page negatives. Buy it now. Freedom of the press was pursued and attacked for the next three centuries; but by the end of the 18th century a large measure of freedom had been won in western Europe and North Americaand a wide range of printed matter was in circulation. Book culture[ edit ] The authors of Antiquity had no rights concerning their published works; there were neither authors' nor publishing rights. Initially, the author, in conjunction with an editor and book agent, will consider elements of design that pertain to the scope and purpose of the book, the desired approach to the subject matter, whether illustrations should be used, and other issues such as chapter headings and their placement. Steve corrects Michael and reveals that, while never hearing of Hitler, he is all too well aware of the Nazi Party.

    McMurtrie, Douglas C. William S. Vellum is the finest quality of parchment. Making Mini Books, Sherri Haab. By the nineteenth century, however, the demand for books could not be met quickly enough by the process of hand printing. This presupposes a degree of organization with respect to books, consideration given to conservation, classification, etc.

    This illustration shows all the elements that go into a hornbook. Ashgate Publishing Co. Works went beyond stories of fiction, but also would depict certain crafts and manuals specialized for that topic. This followed the traditional conception of the culture: an author stuck to several models, which he imitated and attempted to improve.


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The shipment was also destroyed by enemy bombs in the docks in England, but the AFB kindly sent another which made it safely all the way! The preparation and dissemination of written communication is followed from its beginnings in the ancient world to the modern period.

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Two panels could be attached and sealed closed for privacy. Get your copy here. Steve corrects Michael and reveals that, while never hearing of Hitler, he is all too well aware of the Nazi Party.

The spread of the book was aided by the extension of the Empire, which implied the imposition of the Latin tongue on a great number of people in Spain, Africa, etc. The Library at Rhodesa library that rivaled the Library of Alexandria. This results in 'blueprints," a positive reproduction of the book that is then checked for accuracy.

Bernardino de Sahagun tells the story of Aztec people's lives and their natural history. After the book signatures are sewn together, the print shop will spot-check them to make sure they have been folded and sewn correctly.

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