Place Published: Toronto
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, June 1999
Date Published: 1999
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
First edition. xxiii,(1),-629pp. 6 x 9 inches. Blue cloth with gilt type and decorations on spine and cover titles. Over 1,200 new entries. Signed by both Fleming and Alston on title page. Fine condition.
Marie Tremaine's Bibliography was originally published by University of Toronto Press in 1952 and has been described as 'the cornerstone of bibliography and book history studies in Canada'. This supplement corrects the original book and adds considerably to its contents.
Early Canadian Printings both an analytical bibliography of previously unrecorded eighteenth-century Canadian imprints and a source for the study of early print culture in the Maritimes, Quebec, and Ontario. In this volume the definition of imprint has been extended to encompass all the products of the press, from books and official documents to job printing such as handbills, commercial notices, licences for trade with the native peoples, shipping documents, and land grants. In order to situate surviving imprints within a historical context of economic production and social function we have transcribed for publication the accounts of more than thirty years... quoted from Introduction.
Fine. Item #8967