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UMass Amherst Libraries

History of the Book and Printing

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Library Catalog Subject Searching

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Authors and Publishers
Authors and Readers
Authorship-History
Bibliography-History
Book Industries and Trade—History
Books and Reading—History
Illumination of Books and Manuscripts
Libraries-History
Literacy-History
Literature Publishing-History
Literature and Society-History
Manuscripts-History
Printing-History
Publishers and Publishing- History
Scriptoria-History
Writing-History