The History of the Book in 100 Books: The Complete Story, From Egypt to e-book | The Book | Introduction to Manuscript Studies | The Book History Reader | A Short History of the Printed Word | Libraries in the Ancient World | The Book Before Printing
About: Copublished by the British Library, chapters discuss the origins of the book, the book in the ancient world, the development of scripts and styles of illumination, and the making of manuscripts through the centuries.
About: In this detailed overview of the history of the handmade book, Avrin looks at the development of scripts and styles of illumination, the making of manuscripts, and the technological processes involved in paper-making and book-binding.
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