Andrea De Pasquale

La fabbrica delle parole
Tecniche e sistemi di produzione del libro a stampa tra XV e XIX secolo

2018, cm 16 x 22, 198 pp. con 165 figg. n.t.

ISBN: 9788822265425

Add to «My wish list»
€ 19,00 € 18,05
 
  • About this book
  • Reviews (5)
  • Author
  • Extra (1)
  • E-book

Book production from its origins around the mid-fifteenth century to the twentieth century represents a wonderful and still little-known chapter in the history of technology. Bookmaking processes essentially remained the same for over 300 years until techniques shifted from manual to mechanical, driven by a market demanding large numbers of copies and low prices. This meant that books lost their elegant appearance as handcrafted products and were transformed into a serial object.

Buy the ebook from an our partner's store