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Order and Connexion By Edited by R. C. Alston

Order and Connexion
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Papers on the use of bibliographical evidence to determine significant features of both manuscripts and printed books.
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Order and Connexion: Studies in Bibliography and Book History. Selected Papers from the Munby Seminar by Edited by R. C. Alston

These papers illustrate a variety of ways in which bibliographical evidence can be used to determine significant features in a diverse range of manuscripts and printed books. The title Order and Connexionrelates to two of the most important aspects of bibliography, to the fore in this collection: the bringing of coherence to the sequence of manifestations of a text or a body of similar texts, and the establishing of connections which texts have with the circumstances of their creation, publication, dissemination, reception, reputation, influence, and survival. R.C. ALSTONis Professor of Library Studies at University College, London. All contributors have at some time been Munby Fellows a post founded in memory of the bibliographical scholar Alan Munby. They areKEITH MASLEN, HUGH AMORY, BRIAN McMULLIN, FRANS KORSTEN, PAMELA ROBINSON, DAVID MONEY, JO ANN McEACHERN, HAROLD LOVE, PAUL HOPKINS, JAMES CARLEY, JAMES RAVE Munby Seminar, 1994

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Samuel Richardson as printer - expanding the canon, Keith Maslen; "A Bible and Other Books" - enumerating the copies in 17th-century Essex County, Hugh Amory; the lingering death of the press figure, Brian McMullin; Thomas Hearne - the man and his library, Frans Korsten; John Leslie's "Libra Duo" - manuscripts belonging to Mary Queen of Scots, Pamela Robinson; neo-Latin literature in Cambridge, David Money; the bibliography of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's "Contrat Social", Jo Ann McEachern; how personal is a personal miscellany? - Sarah Cowper, Martin Clifford and the "Buckingham Commonplace Book", Harold Love; "As It Was Not Spoke by Mr Haines" - an unpublished attack on Shadwell in a epilogue by Rochester, Paul Hopkins; presentation manuscripts from the collection of Henry VIII - the case of Henry Parker, Lord Morley, James Carley; memorializing a London bookscape - the mapping and reading of Paternoster Row and St Paul's Churchyard, 1695-1814, James Raven.

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Order and Connexion: Studies in Bibliography and Book History. Selected Papers from the Munby Seminar by Edited by R. C. Alston
Edited by R. C. Alston
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Boydell & Brewer Ltd
1997-02-28
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0859915069
9780859915069
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