Early Printed Books as Material Objects
Author : Bettina Wagner
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Total Pages : 367
Release : 2010
ISBN 10 : 9783110253245
ISBN 13 : 3110253240
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Early Printed Books as Material Objects Book Description:

"Pre-conference on 'Early printed books as material objects--Principles, problems, perspectives', which was held as a satellite meeting to the annual congress of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) in Milan, Italy"--P. v.


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