By Michael F. Suarez S.J.,H. R. Woudhuysen,S.J. Michael F. Suarez
truly worldwide survey of the e-book around the globe, the Oxford historical past of the ebook is the main finished paintings of its sort. the 3 new articles, in particular commissioned for this spin-off, hide censorship, copyright and highbrow estate, and booklet background within the Caribbean and Bermuda.
All essays are illustrated all through with reproductions, diagrams, and examples of assorted typographical features.
Beautifully produced and highly informative, it is a must-have for an individual with an curiosity in publication historical past and the written word.
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The Book: A Global History by Michael F. Suarez S.J.,H. R. Woudhuysen,S.J. Michael F. Suarez