The British Library guide to printing : history and techniques

Main Author: Twyman, Michael
Published: London: The British Library, c1999.
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245 1 4 |a The British Library guide to printing :   |b history and techniques   |c Michael Twyman. 
260 |a London:   |b The British Library,   |c c1999. 
300 |a 88 p.:   |b ill. (some col.);   |c 25 cm.. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 83-85) and index 
505 0 |a "What is printing? Origination. Multiplication. Words and pictures. Printed artefacts -- Hand production. Invention in the Far East. Invention in Europe. Early printing. Monochrome book. Growth of illustration. Printing presses. Matching process to job -- Innovation and proliferation. New opportunities. Lithography: an entirely new process. Wood-engraving: pictures for mass markets. Search for verisimilitude. Colour printing becomes a necessity. New types for advertising. Speeding up production -- From analogue to digital. Letterpress gives way to lithography. Photocomposition. Digital revolution" 
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