THE OXFORD COMPANION TO THE BOOK.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Two volumes. 4to. 1327 pages. Illustrated throughout both volumes. Quarter red Art leather over red boards; slip-case. A fine unused set. A superb reference work, written by over 400 of the world's best scholars, of 48 essays followed by 5000 A-Z entries detailing every aspect of the book from ancient times to the present day, including bibliography, palaeography, the history of printing, editorial theory and practice, textual criticism, book collecting, libraries, the history of the book, and the electronic book. Covers the global history of the book, including the Muslim world, Asia, Latin America, and Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as Europe and North America. Please note this set is extremely heavy and will require incur extra shipping charges. Please contact us directly for a quotation: firstname.lastname@example.org