Chapter 15. The Gutenberg Revolutions

  1. Simon Eliot and
  2. Jonathan Rose
  1. Lotte Hellinga

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690949.ch15

A Companion to the History of the Book

A Companion to the History of the Book

How to Cite

Hellinga, L. (2008) The Gutenberg Revolutions, in A Companion to the History of the Book (eds S. Eliot and J. Rose), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690949.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127653

Online ISBN: 9780470690949

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Keywords:

  • gutenberg revolutions;
  • printing;
  • scripts;
  • colophons;
  • type design

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Technique: (1) Manufacturing Movable Type

  • The Technique: (2) The Printing Press

  • The Printing House

  • The Spread of Printing after the Invention

  • Fifteenth-century Books

  • The Trade in Printed Books