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Author Bowyer, William, 1699-1777.

Title The origin of printing [microform] : in two essays ... : with occasional remarks, and an appendix.

Imprint London : Printed for W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1776.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 12139    ---  Available
Edition The second edition, with improvements.
Description xvi, 176 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Library of English literature ; LEL 12139
Note An abridgement of Middleton's Dissertation, 1735, and Meerman's Origines typographicae, 1765, edited by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols.
First published 1774; 2d ed. published 1776.
With: With: Supplement to The origin of printing / William Bowyer. [s.l. : s.n.], 1781.
Contents (from t.p.) I. The substance of Dr. Middleton's dissertation on the origin of printing in England -- II. Mr. Meerman's account of the invention of the art at Harleim, and its progress to Mentz -- Appendix to the second essay.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 12139)
Note s 1976 ilu n
Subject Coster, Lourens Janszoon, approximately 1370-1439.
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Printing -- Great Britain -- History.
Added Author Middleton, Conyers, 1683-1750. Dissertation concerning the origin of printing in England.
Meerman, Gerard, 1722-1771. Origines typographicae.
Nichols, John, 1745-1826.
Added Title Supplement to The origin of printing [microform.]

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