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A new introduction to bibliography /

by Gaskell, Philip.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Castle, Del. : Oak Knoll Press, 1972Edition: Reprinted with corrections in 1995.Description: 438 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781873040300; 187304030X; 9781584560364; 1584560363; 9781884718137; 1884718132.Subject(s): Printing -- History | Book industries and trade -- History | Bibliography, CriticalOnline resources: WorldCat Details
Contents:
Table of contents The nature and purpose of bibliography 1 -- The main periods of book production 2 -- Book Production: The Hand-Press Period 1500-1800 -- The Hand-printed Book 5 -- Printing Type 9 -- Manufacture 9 -- Type-sizes; and description 12 -- Type faces 16 -- Gothic type 17 -- Roman and italic type 20 -- Greek type 30 -- Founts, cases, and type-stock 33 -- Composition 40 -- Copy 40 -- Setting type 43 -- Page and galley 49 -- Signatures 51 -- Preliminaries, pagination, catchwords, etc. 52 -- Distribution 53 -- Output 54 -- Paper 57 -- Manufacture 57 -- Paper in English printing 60 -- Moulds and watermarks 60 -- Sorts of paper: quality, weight, and size 66 -- Tables of sizes 72 -- Description 76 -- Imposition 78 -- Formes 78 -- Format 80 -- Identification of format 84 -- Imposition in practice 108 -- Stripping, and skeletons 109 -- Proofs and correction 110 -- Standing type 116 -- Presswork 118 -- The wooden hand-press 118 -- Preparing the paper 124 -- Ink 125 -- Making ready 126 -- Pulling and beating 129 -- Printing the reiteration 131 -- Press figures 133 -- Cancels, etc. 134 -- Special paper 136 -- Two colours; and music 137 -- Output 139 -- The Warehouse 142 -- Paper stock 142 -- Drying the paper 143 -- Gathering the books 143 -- Binding 146 -- The binding trade 146 -- Binding technique 147 -- Trade binding styles 149 -- Decoration and Illustration 154 -- Printed pictures 154 -- Relief blocks 154 -- Intaglio plates 156 -- Patterns of Production 160 -- Variation of demand 160 -- Edition quantities 160 -- Productive capacity 163 -- Concurrent production 164 -- Standards 168 -- The English Book Trade to 1800 171 -- Europe and England 171 -- Printing personnel 171 -- Gild and chapel 174 -- Scale and finance; book prices 175 -- Publishing and bookselling 179 -- Authorship, copyright, and censorship 183 -- Book Production: The Machine-Press Period 1800-1950 -- Survival and Change 191 -- The early-nineteenth-century book house 191 -- Composition 191 -- Imposition 196 -- Iron hand-presses 198 -- Plates 201 -- Stereotype 201 -- Electrotype 206 -- Type 1800-1875 207 -- Manufacture and trade 207 -- Design 209 -- Paper in the Machine-press Period 214 -- Hand-made paper after 1800 214 -- Paper-making machinery 216 -- Machine-made papers 221 -- The nineteenth-century paper industry 228 -- Edition Binding 231 -- New procedures 232 -- Binding machinery 235 -- Publishers' cloth in Britain and America 238 -- Other styles of publishers' binding 247 -- The twentieth century 249 -- Printing Machines 251 -- Beginnings 251 -- Machines for book printing 253 -- Machine operation 258 -- Colour printing 261 -- Other printing machines 262 -- Processes of Reproduction 266 -- Engravings 266 -- Lithography 267 -- Photographic processes 269 -- Identification 272 -- Mechanical Composition, and Type 1875-1950 274 -- Cold-metal machines 274 -- Hot-metal machines 276 -- Type since 1875 283 -- Printing Practice in the Machine-press Period 289 -- Personnel 289 -- Production routines 292 -- The Book Trade in Britain and America since 1800 297 -- The structure of the trade 297 -- Forms in nineteenth-century publishing 300 -- Edition quantities and prices 304 -- Copyright, national and international 307 -- Bibliographical Applications 311 -- Identification 313 -- Edition, impression, issue, and state 313 -- Assessing the evidence 316 -- Facsimiles 320 -- Bibliographical Description 321 -- Purpose and scope 321 -- Transcription and reproduction 322 -- Formula 328 -- Technical notes 333 -- Other notes 335 -- Textual Bibliography 336 -- Textual criticism and bibliography 336 -- Copy-text 338 -- The transmission of the text 343 -- 1. Composition 343 -- 2. Proof-correction 351 -- 3. Later stages of production 354 -- The treatment of accidentals 358 -- A. A Note on Elizabethan Handwriting / R. B. McKerrow 361 -- B. Four Specimen Bibliographical Descriptions 368 -- C. The Transmission of the Text: Two Examples 381 -- 1. Compositor B and The merchant of Venice 381 -- 2. The textual history of David Copperfield 384 -- Reference Bibliography 392 -- I. General 392 -- II. Periodicals 393 -- III. Book Production: The Hand-press Period 393 -- 1. Hand-printing technology 393 -- b. Composition, imposition, correction 394 -- c. Presswork 395 -- d. Patterns of production 396 -- 2. Type 396 -- 3. Paper 397 -- 4. Binding 398 -- 5. Decoration and illustration 399 -- 6. The Book Trade to 1800 399 -- b. Personnel 400 -- c. Business organization 401 -- d. Publishing and bookselling 401 -- e. Authorship, copyright, and censorship 402 -- IV. Book Production: The Machine-press Period 402 -- 2. Survival and change 403 -- a. Hand composition 403 -- b. Iron hand-presses 403 -- 3. Plates 404 -- 4. Type 404 -- a. 1800-1875 404 -- b. Since 1875 405 -- 5. Paper 405 -- 6. Binding 406 -- 7. Printing machines 407 -- 8. Processes of reproduction 408 -- 9. Mechanical composition 408 -- 10. Printing-house organization 409 -- 11. The book trade in Britain and America since 1800 410 -- V. Bibliographical applications 411 -- 2. Identification and description 412 -- 3. Textual bibliography 413.
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"First published in 1972 by Oxford University Press. Reprinted with corrections by Oak Knoll Press/St. Paul's Bibliographies in 1995. Reprinted in 2000, 2002, 2006 & 2007"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [392]-413) and index.

Table of contents The nature and purpose of bibliography 1 --
The main periods of book production 2 --
Book Production: The Hand-Press Period 1500-1800 --
The Hand-printed Book 5 --
Printing Type 9 --
Manufacture 9 --
Type-sizes; and description 12 --
Type faces 16 --
Gothic type 17 --
Roman and italic type 20 --
Greek type 30 --
Founts, cases, and type-stock 33 --
Composition 40 --
Copy 40 --
Setting type 43 --
Page and galley 49 --
Signatures 51 --
Preliminaries, pagination, catchwords, etc. 52 --
Distribution 53 --
Output 54 --
Paper 57 --
Manufacture 57 --
Paper in English printing 60 --
Moulds and watermarks 60 --
Sorts of paper: quality, weight, and size 66 --
Tables of sizes 72 --
Description 76 --
Imposition 78 --
Formes 78 --
Format 80 --
Identification of format 84 --
Imposition in practice 108 --
Stripping, and skeletons 109 --
Proofs and correction 110 --
Standing type 116 --
Presswork 118 --
The wooden hand-press 118 --
Preparing the paper 124 --
Ink 125 --
Making ready 126 --
Pulling and beating 129 --
Printing the reiteration 131 --
Press figures 133 --
Cancels, etc. 134 --
Special paper 136 --
Two colours; and music 137 --
Output 139 --
The Warehouse 142 --
Paper stock 142 --
Drying the paper 143 --
Gathering the books 143 --
Binding 146 --
The binding trade 146 --
Binding technique 147 --
Trade binding styles 149 --
Decoration and Illustration 154 --
Printed pictures 154 --
Relief blocks 154 --
Intaglio plates 156 --
Patterns of Production 160 --
Variation of demand 160 --
Edition quantities 160 --
Productive capacity 163 --
Concurrent production 164 --
Standards 168 --
The English Book Trade to 1800 171 --
Europe and England 171 --
Printing personnel 171 --
Gild and chapel 174 --
Scale and finance; book prices 175 --
Publishing and bookselling 179 --
Authorship, copyright, and censorship 183 --
Book Production: The Machine-Press Period 1800-1950 --
Survival and Change 191 --
The early-nineteenth-century book house 191 --
Composition 191 --
Imposition 196 --
Iron hand-presses 198 --
Plates 201 --
Stereotype 201 --
Electrotype 206 --
Type 1800-1875 207 --
Manufacture and trade 207 --
Design 209 --
Paper in the Machine-press Period 214 --
Hand-made paper after 1800 214 --
Paper-making machinery 216 --
Machine-made papers 221 --
The nineteenth-century paper industry 228 --
Edition Binding 231 --
New procedures 232 --
Binding machinery 235 --
Publishers' cloth in Britain and America 238 --
Other styles of publishers' binding 247 --
The twentieth century 249 --
Printing Machines 251 --
Beginnings 251 --
Machines for book printing 253 --
Machine operation 258 --
Colour printing 261 --
Other printing machines 262 --
Processes of Reproduction 266 --
Engravings 266 --
Lithography 267 --
Photographic processes 269 --
Identification 272 --
Mechanical Composition, and Type 1875-1950 274 --
Cold-metal machines 274 --
Hot-metal machines 276 --
Type since 1875 283 --
Printing Practice in the Machine-press Period 289 --
Personnel 289 --
Production routines 292 --
The Book Trade in Britain and America since 1800 297 --
The structure of the trade 297 --
Forms in nineteenth-century publishing 300 --
Edition quantities and prices 304 --
Copyright, national and international 307 --
Bibliographical Applications 311 --
Identification 313 --
Edition, impression, issue, and state 313 --
Assessing the evidence 316 --
Facsimiles 320 --
Bibliographical Description 321 --
Purpose and scope 321 --
Transcription and reproduction 322 --
Formula 328 --
Technical notes 333 --
Other notes 335 --
Textual Bibliography 336 --
Textual criticism and bibliography 336 --
Copy-text 338 --
The transmission of the text 343 --
1. Composition 343 --
2. Proof-correction 351 --
3. Later stages of production 354 --
The treatment of accidentals 358 --
A. A Note on Elizabethan Handwriting / R. B. McKerrow 361 --
B. Four Specimen Bibliographical Descriptions 368 --
C. The Transmission of the Text: Two Examples 381 --
1. Compositor B and The merchant of Venice 381 --
2. The textual history of David Copperfield 384 --
Reference Bibliography 392 --
I. General 392 --
II. Periodicals 393 --
III. Book Production: The Hand-press Period 393 --
1. Hand-printing technology 393 --
b. Composition, imposition, correction 394 --
c. Presswork 395 --
d. Patterns of production 396 --
2. Type 396 --
3. Paper 397 --
4. Binding 398 --
5. Decoration and illustration 399 --
6. The Book Trade to 1800 399 --
b. Personnel 400 --
c. Business organization 401 --
d. Publishing and bookselling 401 --
e. Authorship, copyright, and censorship 402 --
IV. Book Production: The Machine-press Period 402 --
2. Survival and change 403 --
a. Hand composition 403 --
b. Iron hand-presses 403 --
3. Plates 404 --
4. Type 404 --
a. 1800-1875 404 --
b. Since 1875 405 --
5. Paper 405 --
6. Binding 406 --
7. Printing machines 407 --
8. Processes of reproduction 408 --
9. Mechanical composition 408 --
10. Printing-house organization 409 --
11. The book trade in Britain and America since 1800 410 --
V. Bibliographical applications 411 --
2. Identification and description 412 --
3. Textual bibliography 413.

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