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Title:
An inquiry concerning the invention of printing: in which the systems of Meerman, Heinecken, Santander, and Koning are reviewed; including also notices of the early use of wood-engraving in Europe, the block-books, etc.
Author:
Ottley, William Young, 1771-1836.
Publication Information:
London : J. Lilly, 1863.
Physical Description:
xlii, 377 pages : illustrations, xxxv (that is 37) plates(2 double; including facsimiles) ; 30 cm
General Note:
The author died while the book was in press and the publication of the work was made impossible by the loss of the last sheet and the plates. These were discovered in 1863.
Language:
English
Format :
Book