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9780217667968: A chart of Oxford printing, '1468'-1900
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... Statistics HE following figures give the total and average output of the Oxford press in successive decades and half-L centuries, and taken in connexion with the details to be obtained by inspection of the Chart, will supply the chief facts about the productiveness of Oxford as a place of printing, so far as they can be expressed in figures. If allowance be made for books not yet recorded in my lists or not here registered, the whole number of books printed at Oxford may be estimated at nearly twenty thousand. 1517-1519 1585-1590 1591-1600 1601-1610 1611-1620 1621-1630 1631-1640 1641-1650 1651-1660 1661-1670 1671-1680 1681-1690 1691-1700 1701-1710 1711-1720 1721-1730 1731-1740 1741-1750 CHART OF OXFORD PRINTING: STATISTICS First occurrences of unusual type, $c., at Oxford. (Notes marked kindly supplied by Mr. Horace Hart.) First woodcut border used in England: Oxford, 1481. First use of Greek type, 1586. First use of Hebrew type, 1596; the first Hebrew book in Hebrew type, 1655. First use of Arabic type, 1648. First use of Anglo-Saxon type, 1659. First use of Music type, 1660. First use of Syriac, 1661. First Armenian type acquired, 1667-First Coptic type acquired, 1667. First Samaritan type acquired, 1667. First Slavonic type acquired, 1667. First Runic type acquired, 1677. First Gothic type acquired, 1677. First Icelandic type acquired, 1677. First Ethiopic type acquired before 1693. First use of Etruscan type, 1738. First use of Sanskrit type, 1840. First Chinese type acquired, 1858. First Gurumukhi type acquired, 1876. First Pahlavi type acquired, 1883. First Tibetan type acquired, 1884. First Zend type acquired, 1884. First Bengali type acquired, 1888. First Russian type acquired, 1888. First Tamil type acquired, 1889. First Burmese type acquired, 1...

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  • PublisherGeneral Books LLC
  • Publication date2012
  • ISBN 10 0217667961
  • ISBN 13 9780217667968
  • BindingPaperback
  • Number of pages46

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