A Book in the Hand: Essays on the History of the Book in New Zealand
Penny Griffith, Penelope Griffith, Peter Hughes, Alan Loney
Auckland University Press, 2000 - History - 252 pages
As we find ourselves in a technological revolution and the computer screen takes over the printed page, the history of the book has become a subject of study throughout the world. This collection of 15 essays looks at at a wide variety of topics from the history of the printed word in New Zealand.
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Māori oral tradition meets the book Jane McRae
Sir George Grey and his book collecting activities
The art and craft
Not easily put on paper Robin Hydes The godwits
Io Mulgan Marris Schroder Repudiating the literary
Bob Lowry and the Pelorus Press 194553
The Byron of Burnside and the Nags Head Press
Reading past present
The New Zealand book in history
1933 Private Papers agent Allen & Unwin Allen Curnow American Auckland Grey Collection BFBS Archives Bible Society binding Book of Hours British publishers catalogue Caxton Press cent Century Christchurch colonial Compensation Court contract copies culture Denis Glover Dunedin Public Library Edith Lyttleton edition Endeavour Press England English essay Extracts From Letters Fairburn godwits godwits fly gold tooling Gormack Grey's hapū Hocken Library journal land Lawry letter to BFBS letter to Grey letter to Lyttleton literary London Lowry manuscripts Maori Māori Bible Māori language Māori oral McKenzie novel º º oral tradition Otago P. R. Stephensen Pageant Pākehā Pelorus Press poems poetry poets Polynesian printed Promenade publishing industry R. A. K. Mason Rangikāheke's revisions Robin Hyde royalties Sargeson Sir George Grey St Anne teaching Stanley Unwin Stephensen Taranaki Testament translation tribal typographical University Press volume Wellington whenua William writing wrote Zealand literature