The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning - 1478 to 1978 ---with A Keepsake to Remind You of Your Visit to an Exhibition Held at the D B Weldon Library, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada - 1978

By: Barker, Nicolas, Preface By Charles Ryskamp

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-----------large (quarto) softcover, a Very Good+ copy with light wear and a bit of rubbing to the cream covers, 332 pages, b&w photos as well as 4 additional full page plates/illustrations, laid in is --- 1 ) A Keepsake (2 copies -one is Near Fine, one is Very Good with a smudge) - 2 ) Invitation from Western University to the exhibition - 3 ) Invitation to a wine and cheese reception at Western U. presented by OUP, contents include: Preface; Introduction; The Early university and Its Books; The First press at Oxford; The Second Press; The press Established at Oxford; Successors of Joseph Barnes; Acquisition of printing Types; Laud's Vision of a University Press; 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 a Partnership; 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; Restoration of classical Scholarship; Other Books 1800 to 1850; Results of the Partnership -the New Building; Growth of Evangelicalism and the Text of the Bible; Oriental Scholarship; Thomas Combe - Mechanization of the Press; Royal Commission and Its Effect on the Press; Clarendon press Series; Bartholomew Price -the great Expansion; Horace Hart -Rediscovery of the Fell Types; The London Business and Revised Version; The New English Dictionary; The OXFORD Style; Charles Cannan -the Making of the Modern Pres; The Expansion of the London Business - Sir Humphrey Milford; Recent Fine Printing; Other Branches Overseas; Publishing in Modern Times; Ephemera; Elipoge; APPENDIX - The Oxford Almanacks; Index; Plates, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning - 1478 to 1978 ---with A Keepsake to Remind You of Your Visit to an Exhibition Held at the D B Weldon Library, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada - 1978

Author Name: Barker, Nicolas, Preface By Charles Ryskamp

Illustrator: Uncredited Cover Art

Categories: Non Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford, UK: At the Clarendon Press, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

ISBN Number: 0199510865

ISBN Number 13: 9780199510863

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160728

Keywords: The Oxford University Press , Davidfb