The Reformation and the book

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield USA .

Written in English

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  • Printing -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Christian literature -- Publishing -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Reformation.,
  • Books and reading -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Jean-François Gilmont ; English edition and translation by Karin Maag.
SeriesSt. Andrews studies in Reformation history
ContributionsGilmont, Jean François., Maag, Karin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ124 .R42313 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 498 p. :
Number of Pages498
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL687931M
ISBN 101859284485
LC Control Number97034903

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