Item description for John Calvin And the Printed Book (Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies) (Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies) (Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies) by Jean-Francois Gilmont...
John Calvin made a significant contribution to the world of early modern printing. Jean-Franois Gilmont, one of the foremost experts in the field, has thoroughly researched and presented all aspects of John Calvin's interaction with books---from the authors he read, to the works he wrote, to his relationships with the printing and publishing world of the sixteenth century. Originally in French, Karin Maag makes Gilmont's research available in this English translation.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2005
Publisher Truman State University Press
ISBN 1931112568 ISBN13 9781931112567
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Karin Maag translates this classic from the original French. Mar 6, 2007
John Calvin and the Printed Book comes from one of the foremost experts in the field of studying John Calvin, and thus deserves a place on any serious college-level library shelf as an essential reference studying John Calvin's interactions with books and the literary world of the 16th century. Chapters use extensive archival materials and add both biographical and historical elements to the story of John Calvin. Karin Maag translates this classic from the original French.