Nicolas Barker (b. 1933).
Title The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning, 1468-1978: An Illustrated History
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Edition First Trade Paperback Edition
Publisher Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1978
0199510865 / 9780199510863
Seller ID CH814-203
First Trade Paperback Edition. 4to. 11 11/16 x 8 1/4 inches. xiii, 69 pp. Half-title, printer's device in red on title page, 1 type specimen and 4 color plates, appendix lists Oxford Almanacks, index, 332 black-and-white plates; text clean, unmarked. Pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight, covers with light soiling and toning. Very Good. Preface by Charles Ryskamp. "This volume celebrates the quincentenary of the introduction of printing at Oxford with a pictorial history of its subsequent progress, illustrated by the books, documents, and pictures which are its tangible record." Cover Blurb.
Nicolas Barker, Charles Ryskamp, The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning 1468-1978 An Illustrated History,