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History of the Early Printed Hebrew Book

Woodcuts & illustrations depicting early printing operations

An image from The British Museum
Typographus.  Der Buchdrucker (The Printer)/ Panoplia omnium illiberalium mechanicarum ... (Book of trades)

Typographus.  Der Buchdrucker (The Printer)/ Panoplia omnium illiberalium mechanicarum ... (Book of trades)

 

A printing office of the sixteenth century.
Ahrens, Felix
Das Buch der Erfindungen : Gewerbe und Industrien, vol. 10 p. 143
Leipzig : O. Spamer, 1897-
Available via HathiTrust Digital Library.  http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=njp.32101049470683;view=1up;seq=163

Berner, Ernst
Geschichte des preussischen Staates, (Verlagsanstalt für Kunst und Wissenschaft, 1891) 179
"Inneres einer Buchdruckerei um die Mitte des 17. Jahrhunderts, Holzschnitt von Abraham von Weerdt (thätig um 1636-1680), auf etwa die Hälfte verkleinert."
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or
Geschichte des preussischen Staates, (2nd ed.; Verlagsanstalt für Kunst und Wissenschaft, 1896) 166
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Bibliopola novus: Bilder u. Texte as d. Welt d. Buchhandels :  Festschrift f. Sigfred Taubert z. 60. Geb. am 8. Sep. 1974: tabula gratulatoria
Twelve prints from the collection of Ernst Hauswedell, with texts by Sabine Solf.
Hamburg:  Hauswedell, 1974
Rare Book and Maunscript Library- Reference Collection. NC1763.B6.B52

 

Clough, Shepard B.
Printing press of the seventeenth century, pl. VII following p. 192 in, The Economic History of Europe
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Printing press of the seventeenth century

Kusukawa, Sachiko
Picturing the book of nature:  image, text, and argument in the sixteenth-century human anatomy and medical botany
Chicago; London:  University of Chicago Press, 2012
Rare Book and Maunscript Library- Reference Collection. QH46.5.K87 2012

La Calle, Jean de
Interior of a print shop, p. 1 in,  Histoire de l'imprimerie et de la librairie: où l'on voit son origine & son progrés, jusqu'en 1689 : divise'e en deux livres (Paris : Chez Jean de la Caille ... : Imprime´ par Pierre Le Mercier aux de´pens de Jean de la Caille, 1689)
Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Rare Book Collection. Z124 .L13 1689

McKitterick, David
Interior of an eighteenth century printing house, p. 175 in, Print, manuscript and the search for order, 1450-1830 (Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003)
Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Furness Shakespeare Library (Van Pelt 628). Z124 .M39 2003

Meggs, Philip B.
Woodcut of printing press in 1568, p. 64 in, A History of Graphic Design, 3rd ed. (New York:  John Wiley and Sons, 1998)
Van Pelt Library. Z246 .M43 1998

Moran, James
Print shops prior to the year 1785, figs. 1-16 in, Printing presses; history and development from the fifteenth century to modern times (Berkeley:  University of California Press, 1973)
Van Pelt Library. Z249 .M748 1973

Newman, Jane O.
Interiors of early print shops, pp. 96, 99 and 101 in, “The Word Made Print:  Luther's 1522 New Testament in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction,” Representations 11 (Summer 1985) 95-133
Van Pelt Library. NX1 .R46
Fine Arts Library. NX1 .R46
http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/2928428.pdf?_=1460658467032

Oswald, John Clyde
Title page of a book printed in 1522, p. 335 in, A History of Printing.  Its development through five hundred years (New York; London:  D. Appleton, 1928)
Katz Center - Stacks. Z124 .O86 1928
Available via HathiTrust Digital Library http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/00692201.html  

Sachs, Hans
Eygentliche Beschreibung aller Stände auff Erden, hoher und nidriger, geistlicher und weltlicher, aller Künsten, Handwercken und Händeln [Ständebuch von 1568 mit Holzschnitten von Jost Amman]
Frankfurt am Main :  S. Feyerabents, 1568
Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Rare Book Collection. HT690.G3 S23 1568
Available via HathiTrust Digital Library.  http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89006409585
http://www.digitalis.uni-koeln.de/Amman/amman_index.html

Taubert, Sifred
Bibliopola:  Bilder und Texte aus der Welt des Buchhandels = Pictures and texts about the book trade = Images et texte sur la librarie
Hambrug:  E. Hauswedell, 1966
Rare Book and Maunscript Library- Reference Collection folio. Z280.T3