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History of the Book: Home

This guide is designed to help you understand the historical roots of print publications, ranging from prehistory to modern day printing.


Van Der Borch, M. (1332). Siege of Jerusalem- Miniature, Medieval Manuscript  [Image]. Picryl.

Printing Through the Ages


Welcome to the topic guide for the history of the book! This guide is designed to give you an understand of the historical roots of print book development from prehistory up to the modern age. For additional resources, please refer to books and web resources provided on each page.

The evolution of the book - Julie Dreyfuss