This volume completes the history of Cambridge University Press from the sixteenth century to the late twentieth. It examines the ways by which the Press launched itself as a London publisher in the 1870s, building its educational and academic lists. It also explores changes in the printing industry, revealing how the Press assumed a leading role in the typographical renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s, and how it acquired an international reputation for quality after the Second World War. Also available: Volume 1: Printing and the Book Trade in Cambridge, 1534-1698 0-521-30801-1 Hardback $140.00 C Volume 2: Scholarship and Commerce, 1698-1872 0-521-30802-X $130.00C
Author: David McKitterick Publisher: Cambridge University Press Published: 09/06/2004 Pages: 536 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 3.20lbs Size: 9.90h x 6.80w x 1.30d ISBN: 9780521308038
About the Author McKitterick, David: - Dr David McKitterick is Fellow and Librarian, Trinity College, Cambridge.