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  • 16:08, 29 July 2022Peltz 2017 (hist | edit) ‎[8,354 bytes]Wtrettien (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Peltz, Lucy. ''Facing the Text: Extra-Illustration, Print Culture, and Society in Britain 1769-1840.'' San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 2017. == Introduction: A Long History of Extra Illustration == Bowyer Bible, 7000 prints in 45 folio volumes, bound and preserved in a custom-made case Robert Bowyer was a publisher, operated the Historic Gallery at Schomberg House between 1792 and 1806 -- exhibiting paintings cementing "British culture" and history, reproduced in...")
  • 22:33, 25 July 2022Silver and Hamel 2005 (hist | edit) ‎[4,059 bytes]Wtrettien (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Silver, Joel and Christepher de Hamel. ''Dispound and Dispersed: The Leaf Book Considered.'' The Caxton Club, 2005. == Christopher de Hamel, "The Leaf Book" (6-23) == "There are two themes in the prehistory of leaf books. The first is the practice of cutting up one book so that its pieces might be used to ornament or improve another book. The second is relic collecting. Both practices go back into the Middle Ages." (6) first leaf book: Francis Fry, A Description of th...")
  • 15:41, 19 July 2022Silverman 2008 (hist | edit) ‎[54,449 bytes]Wtrettien (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Willa Z. Silverman, ''The New Bibliopolis: French Book Collectors and the Culture of Print, 1880-1914.'' Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008. Twenty-five years later, in 1894, another notable book collection was brought to the block at the Hôtel Drouot, this one featuring not livres anciens but contemporary works, exclusively. The library’s owner was a par- agon of bibliophilia in late-nineteenth-century France, Octave Uzanne. Uzanne’s collection boasted wha...")
  • 19:01, 6 June 2022Kieve 1973 (hist | edit) ‎[26,958 bytes]Wtrettien (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Kieve, Jeffrey. ''The Electric Telegraph: A Social and Economic History.'' David & Charles, 1973. …and Professor Charles Wheatstone, but the stimulus necessary for its deve...")
  • 17:50, 1 June 2022Heide 2009 (hist | edit) ‎[34,913 bytes]Wtrettien (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Heide, Lars. ''Punched-Card Systems and the Early Information Explosion, 1880-1945.'' Baltimore: JHU Press, 2009. == 3 == The traditional American office before the Civil...")