Printed Books

Some articles on books, printed, book, printed books:

Late Manuscript Culture - Manuscripts and The Arrival of Print
... By roughly 1470, the transition from handwritten books to printed ones had begun ... The book trade, in particular, underwent drastic changes ... Many printed books and manuscripts were even created with the same paper ...
Japanese Printmakers - History
... Woodblock-printed books from Chinese Buddhist temples were seen in Japan as early as the eighth century ... one million small wooden pagodas, each containing a small woodblock scroll printed with a Buddhist text (Hyakumanto Darani) ... By the eleventh century, Buddhist temples in Japan produced printed books of sutras, mandalas, and other Buddhist texts and images ...
Late Manuscript Culture - Manuscripts and The Arrival of Print - Manuscript Descent and Exemplars
... of vellum were folded together to form a quire before the invention of printing or paper, and printed books also bound multiple quires to form a codex ... Manuscripts were also used as exemplars for printed books ... Within a few generations, however, printed books were used as new exemplars ...
Johannes Gutenberg - Printed Books
... Between 1450 and 1455, Gutenberg printed several texts, some of which remain unidentified his texts did not bear the printer's name or date, so attribution is possible only from typographical evidence and external ... a papal letter and two indulgences were printed, one of which was issued in Mainz ... in two styles were ordered, resulting in several thousand copies being printed ...

Famous quotes containing the words books and/or printed:

    The society would permit no books of fiction in its collection because the town fathers believed that fiction ‘worketh abomination and maketh a lie.’
    —For the State of Rhode Island, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    All that are printed and bound are not books; they do not necessarily belong to letters, but are oftener to be ranked with the other luxuries and appendages of civilized life. Base wares are palmed off under a thousand disguises.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)