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The Oxford Companion to the Book
The Oxford Companion to the Book is the first reference work of its kind covering the broad concept of the book throughout the world from ancient to modern times. Along with such subjects as bibliography, the history of printing, editorial theory and practice, and textual criticism, it also engages with newer disciplines such as the history of the book and the electronic ...more
Hardcover, 1408 pages
Published February 8th 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 2010)
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I just got my copy of this, it's a beautiful 2 volume set quarter bound in leather in a slipcase. It's really a reference work so won't be reading it cover to cover, but it's really nice to have and extremely informative on anything and everything to do with books.