Books: A Living History

Martyn Lyons

Thames & Hudson, Londen, 2011

26,95

Books: A Living History charts the evolution and influence of books, from Sumerian clay tablets through the development of moveable type to the emergence of eBooks and digital technology. The carefully selected illustrations include Mayan codices, Egyptian papyrus scrolls, medieval illuminated manuscripts, printing by Gutenberg and Aldus Manutius, children’s books, dime novels, Japanese manga and works of fiction from Don Quixote to Level 26, the world’s first ‘digi-novel’, and beyond.

ISBN: 9780500251652

224 pagina's, 266 illustraties, 214 in kleur, 25.40 × 19.00 cm, hardcover, Engels