The beautiful book

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Date
1957
Summary
Discusses the development of printing. Describes how printing is developed from simple writing on papyrus to decorated books written on parchment and vellum.  Explains the origins of and differences between parchment and vellum. Discusses paint,ink,and writing techniques of the Middle Ages. Illustrates with collector's items. (USC) Film.
Contributors
Department of Cinema, University of Southern California; Dr. Frank C. Baxter; David W. Johnson; Richard G. Harber; Daniel H. Wiegand; Melvin Sloan; William C. Jersey; Douglas W. Gallez; The Rudy Saltzer Singers
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Historical
Subject
Communication and culture -- History ; Printing.
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:33:00); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003383736; Other: GR00428889; MDPI Barcode: 40000003383736

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