Dictionary of Publishing and Printing (Dictionary of Publishing & Printing)

Dictionary of Publishing and Printing (Dictionary of Publishing & Printing)

by Bloomsbury Publishing (Author), Bloomsbury Publishing (Author)


This fully revised edition includes over 8,000 words, expressions and terminology relating to the publishing and printing industries and allied trades. Topics covered are papermaking, ink, printing and binding machinery, bookselling, typesetting, desktop publishing and design, copyright, editing, commissioning, contracts, rights and electronic publishing. Definitions are given in clear, simple English, meaning that this dictionary is perfect for anyone wanting comprehensive information at their fingertips.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Edition: 3
Publisher: A&C Black Business Information and Development
Published: 31 May 2006

ISBN 10: 0713675896
ISBN 13: 9780713675894
Book Overview: Includes detailed coverage of the new technologies that have entered the printing and publishing world since the last edition Encyclopedic commentaries enhance definitions and put terminology in context Supplementary matter includes: proof correction marks, book prizes and awards, copyright law, international books fairs, common fonts and discritics and a list of key resources on the Web. Perfect for students of, and new recruits to, printing, publishing and allied trades Our book is much cheaper than the competition. Fully up-to-date and includes latest technologies.

Media Reviews
'This is just the dictionary you need to find your way around the business.' Writing Magazine (October 2006) 'A mine of clearly presented information... a useful book to have around.' SLA (Winter 2006) 'A very workmanlike little dictionary... Definitions are concise and accurate... Very useful.' Reference Reviews (May 2007)