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The Oxford University Press - An Informal History

The Oxford University Press - An Informal History

Author: Peter Sutcliffe
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1978.First edition. A very good copy only marked by light foxing to the edges of the text block and to the early and latter pages, The d/w is very good with sunfading to the spine. Now in a protective cover.

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Oxford University Press is one of the oldest and best-known publishing houses in the world. This history, originally published to mark 500 years of printing in Oxford, traces the transformation of the Press from a lucrative Bible house into a great national and international publishing business. Great names in the early history of the Press, like Laud, Fell, and Blackstone, laid sound foundations, but as late as the 1890s the University was censured for sanctioning the publication of the secular and profane literature of Marlowe and Shakespeare.
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General Fields

  • : 9780199510849
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : April 1978
  • : 2.41 Centimeters X 15.6 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Sutcliffe
  • : 332
  • : 070.5/0942574
  • : English
  • : Hardback