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by N. F Blake


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William Caxton (c. 1422 – c. 1491) was an English merchant, diplomat, and writer.

William Caxton (c. He is thought to be the first person to introduce a printing press into England, in 1476, and as a printer was the first English retailer of printed books. Neither his parentage nor date of birth is known for certain, but he may have been born between 1415 and 1424, perhaps in the Weald or wood land of Kent, perhaps in Hadlow or Tenterden. In 1438 he was apprenticed to Robert Large, a wealthy London silk mercer.

Interesting look at Caxton, the publisher, and his effect on publishing in his time. Jacket is price clipped. Interesting look at Caxton, the publisher, and his effect on publishing in his time. Jacket is damaged along top edge of back cover.

Caxton : England's first publisher. Caxton : England's first publisher. by. Blake, N. F. (Norman Francis). New York : Barnes & Noble Books. Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491 or 2, Printers, Publishers and publishing, Printing, Incunabula. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; toronto.

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He was also the first English retailer of printed books; his London contemporaries in the trade . Caxton: England's First Publisher (1976).

He was also the first English retailer of printed books; his London contemporaries in the trade were all Flemish, German, or French Contents. Caxton and His World (1969).

The First English Publisher: William Caxton by Kari Atkinson Management of Special Collections IST 632 Dr. Kenneth Lavender November 30. .5 Blake, Caxton and His World, 13. 6 Deacon, A Biography of William Caxton, 1-3. Kenneth Lavender November 30, 2010 William Caxton THE FRIST ENGLISH PRINTER: WILLIAM CAXTON Life Before the Printing Press Most people know that Johan Gutenberg created the first printing press with moveable type in the first half of the fifteenth century.

Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. CAXT. HE City of Bruges had long been not only the seat of government of the Dukes of Burgundy, but also the metropolis of trade for all the neighbouring countries. Thither resorted merchants from all parts of Europe, certain of finding there the best market for their wares.

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CAXTON-ENGLANDS FIRST PUBLISHER download epub
Author: N. F Blake
ISBN: 085045106X
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Osprey Publishing; First Edition edition (1976)
Pages: 220 pages