octavo, (160)pp. From the dust jacket: "The late medieval manuscript's opening page was often magnificent in its ornamentation, but this method of announcing a text was not to provide the model for the printed book. Printing in the West involved mass production from its inception. The logistics which such production necessitated, Margaret M. Smith argues, lie behind the opportunity for a new way to open a book - a page devoted to its title and, not coincidentally, to its producer. Several stages of the title-page's develoopment are described in detail here, with illustrations froom the collections of the British Library: the blank page, the label-title, the label-title-plus-woodcut and/or printer's mark, and the decorative border. By about 1510, when the provision of a title-page had become the norm, purposely planned borders were starting to be designed. By then the title- page had taken on a marketing role. Speculative production of books represented a departure from earlier practice - and for book design, the development of the title-page was the most dramatice consequence of this departure.". N° de réf. du libraire 10538
Titre : The Title-Page. Its Early Development 1460-...
Éditeur : British Library,
Date d'édition : 2000
Reliure : boards in dust jacket.
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : First Edition..
Description du livre Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, DE, 2000. Hardcover. État : New. B/W Illustrations (illustrateur). First Edition. Size=7"x10". (full book description) Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, DE, 2000. 1st American Ed NEW, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=7"x10", 160pgs(Index). B/W Illustrations. NEW. Clean, bright and very tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. ISBN 1584560339 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. N° de réf. du libraire CONROY242001I
Description du livre The British Library & Oak Knoll Press, London, 2000. Hardcover. État : Fine. Etat de la jaquette : Fine. numerous black & white illustrations. (illustrateur). 1st Edition. This is a fine hardback copy in the original cloth covers complete with the illustrated dustwrapper. index, 160 pages For books going outside Europe I strongly recommend airmail as sea mail is a poor service, books to Europe always go by airmail in any case. Inland, I send all parcels that weigh under a kilo by first class. For any enquiries please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop Bath Old Books, although this book is not in the shop but in my book room at home. N° de réf. du libraire 000160
Description du livre Oak Knoll Press. Hardcover. État : New. 1584560339 New Condition. N° de réf. du libraire NEW4.0780275
Description du livre Oak Knoll Press, 2001. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX1584560339
Description du livre British Library Board, 2000. État : very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. N° de réf. du libraire 9780712346870-3