Old Books, New Technologies : The Representation, Conservation and Transformation of Books since 1700.

Wide-ranging study that explores how 'old books' have been represented and interpreted from the eighteenth century to the present day.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: McKitterick, David.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Preface
  • 1 The past in pixels
  • A new world
  • Loss and gain
  • Cheap print transformed
  • From private interest to public access
  • Boundaries and perspectives
  • Limits of this book
  • 2 Restoration and invention
  • Cleaning and alteration
  • Mixing, matching and completing
  • 3 Conservation, counterfeiting and bookbinding
  • 4 Representation and imitation
  • A question of integrity
  • Typographical survivals
  • Imitation and revival
  • Allusive printing and editorial resurrections
  • 5 From copying to facsimile
  • Three-dimensional copying
  • Copying and print
  • John Harris
  • In the wake of Harris
  • 6 The arrival of photography
  • The beginnings of photography
  • Photography and books
  • Photozincography and photolithography
  • Type facsimiles
  • 7 Public exhibition
  • Access by display
  • Access by print
  • Library exhibition
  • 8 The Caxton exhibition of 1877
  • Nations on display
  • The Caxton anniversary
  • Facsimiles of Caxton's work
  • 9 A bibliographical and public revolution
  • Bibliography and cataloguing
  • 10 Conclusion
  • Notes
  • 1 The past in pixels
  • 2 Restoration and invention
  • 3 Conservation, counterfeiting and bookbinding
  • 4 Representation and imitation
  • 5 From copying to facsimile
  • 6 The arrival of photography
  • 7 Public exhibition
  • 8 The Caxton exhibition of 1877
  • 9 A bibliographical and public revolution
  • 10 Conclusion
  • Select bibliography
  • Index.