Record Number : 38538 of 13452

Title : Spread of Scottish printing, the

Description :
'The Spread of Scottish Printing' Web pages are part of the National Library of Scotland's 'Digital Library'. These pages provide information on the beginnings of printing in Scotland, and the growth of the industry from its first days in the early 16th century, to the late 19th century. The topic is divided into sections, including: 'First printing towns'; full texts; and 'The Printing Revolution'. Among the resources provided are: a list of printing towns in Scotland, with their first printing dates; a clickable map of Scotland from which users may access texts and see information on the printers in each of the listed towns; and the full texts of 33 items from 33 of the early printing towns. Among the full-texts are various types of works, including: religious writings; poetry; catalogues; and fiction. This resource would be of interest to anyone studying book history.

URL : http://www.nls.uk/printing/

Uncontrolled Keywords : book history; publishing history; printing history

Controlled Keywords : books; printing; publishing; Scotland; English; literature (writings); poetry; history (discipline);

Language : eng;

Period : 16th Century; 17th Century; 18th Century; 19th Century;

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