THE BOOK IN THE AMERICAS, THE ROLE OF BOOKS AND PRINTING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA. With a foreword by Norman Fiering. Julie Greer Johnson.

THE BOOK IN THE AMERICAS, THE ROLE OF BOOKS AND PRINTING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA. With a foreword by Norman Fiering.

  • Providence: The John Carter Brown Library, 1988.
  • small 4to.
  • stiff paper wrappers.
  • xx, 142 pages.
  • ISBN: 0916617300

Price: $35.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 53773

Published in honor of the 450th anniversary of the beginning of printing in the New World, this catalogue is both a learned contribution to the history of the book and a general survey of the highlights of the earliest printing in the Americas, from Mexico to Brazil. Full bibliographical descriptions of books in the exhibition and comprehensive list of secondary sources. Well illustrated, several in color.