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INSIDE THE VENETIAN PRINT SHOP: The Manufacturing of a Music Book

Jane A. Bernstein

in Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the production of a music book. The organization of the workforce within the print shop, how a music book was produced, and what materials and supplies were required are ... More


Atheism under Cover: Esoteric Communication on Hume's Title Pages

Paul Russell

in The Riddle of Hume's Treatise: Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195110333
eISBN:
9780199872084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110333.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Both the epigrams that Hume uses on the title‐pages of the Treatise of Human Nature are very significant and reveal his freethinking and irreligious aims and intentions.. More specifically, the ... More


Frontispieces

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the frontispiece—a full-page image that occupies a privileged place at the beginning of a book, which is intended to structure readers' expectations and interactions with that ... More


Coda: From the Early Modern to the Modern English Page

Richard Wendorf

in Printing History and Cultural Change: Fashioning the Modern English Text in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192898135
eISBN:
9780191924583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898135.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This section of the book describes the principal features of the emerging modern book in English. The size of paper increased but there was a movement towards smaller formats as the octavo became the ... More


Introduction

Alexandra da Costa

in Marketing English Books, 1476–1550: How Printers Changed Reading

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198847588
eISBN:
9780191904011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847588.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Introduction foregrounds the ways in which printers paid attention to market developments, both in England and in Europe, and the successes and failures of the books they and their competitors ... More


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