A History of Cambridge University Press, Vol. 1: Printing by David McKitterick

By David McKitterick

This is often the 1st quantity in a brand new three-volume background of the collage Press, so one can ultimately deliver the tale so far as sleek occasions: the subsequent quantity (on the eighteenth and 19th centuries) is in instruction. The background is not just approximately collage printers and their work--especially scholarly, schoolbook, Bible, prayer publication and almanac publishing (the college Printers have been England's biggest providers of almanacs within the past due 17th century)--but additionally concerning the remainder of the 17th century publication exchange in Cambridge, London, continental Europe and North the United States.

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1–38; Blagden, Stationers' Company. 5 Sir C. Sibthorp, A reply to an answere, made by a Popish adversarie, to … A friendly advertisement (Dublin 1625), fo. Cir; Harold Love, ‘Scribal publication in seventeenth-century England’, TCBS, 9 19 (1987), pp. 130–54; see further below, p. 242. In this context it may be remarked that Alan H. Nelson's Cambridge volumes for the Records of early English drama (Toronto 1989) record that of some sixtyfive college plays known to survive from the period c. 1539–1642, thirty-eight survive in manuscript alone, and ten in print alone.

3. I have deliberately rounded the figures for the 158os up slightly, to take account of books now lost. 14 Wing, C5630, G496; cf. Narcissus Luttrell's Popish Plot catalogues, introd. F. C. Francis (Luttrell Soc. 1956), a facsimile of Luttrell's interleaved and annotated copies (now in the British Library) of the Continuation and Second Continuation. One of the largest of such collections, offered at Sotheby's 23–4 July 1987, Lot 262, is now in Cambridge University Library. 15 Cressy, Literacy and the social order, esp.

1474] to Margaret of York (reproduced in A. M. Hind, Engraving in England in the sixteenth & seventeenth centuries, 1 (Cambridge 1952), plate 1; Lotte Hellinga, Caxton in focus (1982), fig. 6) is Flemish, and need not date from 1474. On Geminus, see Hind, pp. 39–18, and plates 17–28. But cf.

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