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Papers of Giles Barber relating to Martin-Dominique Fertel's La Science Pratique de L'Imprimérie , published in 1723, 1979-1987 and n.d. [c.1980-1987]

MS. 9101/35

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  1. correspondence and papers, some relating to the preparation of a critical edition of Fertel's work by Barber, 1979-1984 and n.d. [c.1980]
  2. texts of papers by Barber in English and French relating to Fertel and La Science Pratique de L'Imprimérie, and related papers, 1985-1987 and n.d. [1984-1987]. [A version was given to the Bibliographical Society as the inaugural Graham Pollard Memorial Lecture in 1984. This was later published in The Library, Sixth series, Vol. VIII, 1986, as 'Martin-Dominique Fertel and his Science pratique de l'imprimerie, 1723'. Another, 'Un imprimeur-typographe explique son art: Martin Dominique Fertel et sa 'Science pratique de l'imprimerie'', was published in Livre et Lumières dans les Pays-Bas Français, de la Contre-Réforme à la Révolution (Cercle Archéologique et Historique de Valenciennes, 1987).]


  • 1979-1987 and n.d. [c.1980-1987]


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. 9101/35

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