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Author Blades, William, 1824-1890.
Title Books in chains, and other bibliographical papers. London, E. Stock, 1892.
Publication Info. Detroit, Gale Research Co., 1968.
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11  655.1 B    IN LIBRARY
Description lx, 232 p. front. 19 cm.
Note Four of the articles originally appeared in The Book-worm, Jan. 1869-May 1888.
Contents Introduction, by H. B. W.--Books in chains: Wimborne Minster. England and abroad.--The use and development of signatures in books.--The early schools of typography.--On the present aspect of the question: Who was the inventor of printing?--De ortu typographiae.--Early Greek types of the Royal Printing Office, Paris, and the chancellor of Cambridge University.--The first printing-press in England, as pictorially presented.
Subject Chained books.
Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Signatures (Printing)
Greek type.