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The life and typography of William Caxton, England"s first printer

William Blades

The life and typography of William Caxton, England"s first printer

by William Blades

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Published by J. Lilly in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Westminster (London, England),
  • Bruges (Belgium),
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491,
    • Mansion, Colard, 15th cent,
    • Printing -- England -- London -- History -- Origin and antecedents,
    • Incunabula -- England -- London -- Bibliography,
    • Westminster (London, England) -- Imprints,
    • Bruges (Belgium) -- Imprints

    • Edition Notes

      StatementComp. from original sources by William Blades.
      GenreBibliography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ232.C38 B5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6932592M
      LC Control Number03025395
      OCLC/WorldCa3026257

        The Life and Typography of W. Caxton, England's First Printer, with Evidence of his Typographical Connection with Colard Mansion the Printer at Bruges (), in 2 vols. A catalogue of books printed by (or ascribed to the press of) William Caxton, in which is included the pressmark of every copy contained in the library of the British Museum. William Blades. The Life and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer: With Evidence of his Typographical Connection with Colard Manison, the Printer at Bruges: Compiled from Original Sources. Joseph Lilly. (2 vols.) pp. + pp. Curt F. Buhler.

      The catalogue of the Caxton Celebration of , commemorating the th anniversary of the first book published in England. The Life and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer . The Biography and Typography of William Caxton - England's First Printer by William Blades, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

      T/F: William Caxton printed the first typographic English language book in Bruges, where he learned printing. Later, he moved back to England and printed the first typographic book on English soil. True. The mechanization of book production by such means as movable type was sought by printers in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and Italy. In in Mainz, Germany, it was _____ who first brought together the complex systems and subsystems necessary to print a typographic book.


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The biography and typography of William Caxton, England's first printer. Blades, William, Publication date. Topics. Caxton, William, ca. or 2, Printing, Incunabula, Printers.

Publisher. London, Trübner & co.; [etc., etc.]. Book Description This two-volume work on the life and activities of the printer William Caxton was written by another printer, William Blades, and published in Volume 1 deals with Caxton's life and the background, in England and Europe, to his innovatory work, and supplies transcriptions of contemporary documents.5/5(1).

Book Description This two-volume work on the life and activities of the printer William Caxton was written by another printer, William Blades, and published in Volume 2 offers an essay on Caxton's working practices and a bibliographical account of every book by. The Life and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer, with Evidence of His Typographical Connection with Colard Mansion, the Printer at Bruges: Compiled from Original Sources, William.

The life and typography of William Caxton, England's first printer, with evidence of his typographical connection with Colard Mansion, the printer at Bruges. The life and typography of William Caxton, England's first printer, with evidence of his typographical connection with Colard Mansion, the printer at Bruges.

Author: William Blades. The life and typography of William Caxton, England's first printer, with evidence of his typographical connection with Colard Mansion, the printer at Bruges.

Based on the author's Life and typography of William Caxton, London, ("A new 'Life' in a more handy form."). Description: viii, pages 18 plates, facsimiles 23 cm: Contents: Biography --List of printed books.

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[John Springer; Brailsford Harry Beedham; Heritage Book. On his return to England, heavy demand for his translation prompted Caxton to set up a press at Westminster inalthough the first book he is known to have produced was an edition of Chaucer 's The Canterbury Tales; he went on to publish chivalric romances, classical works, and English and Roman histories, and to edit many others.

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The Latin term for "here begins," was used by early printers on the first page of a book. William Caxton printed the first typographic English language book in Bruges, where he learned printing.

Later, he moved back to England and printed the first typographic book on English soil. Excerpt from The Biography and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer When was Caxton born? To this question a moread theintsruting fact that in ltorobertlarge.

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Listen Playing Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.5/5(1).William Caxton, (born c.Kent, England—diedLondon), the first English printer, who, as a translator and publisher, exerted an important influence on English literature.

In he was apprenticed to Robert Large, a rich mercer, who in the following year became lord mayor of died inand Caxton moved to Brugge, the centre of the European wool trade; during the.