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Table Of Contents

Introduction. "A Vast Ocean of Books"
1. Authorial Attitudes toward Print
2. "To the Unprejudiced Reader": The Rhetoric of Prefaces in Early Modern Science
3. The Controlled Distribution of Scientific Works
4. "A True and Ingenious Discovery": New Print Technologies and the Sciences
5. Silent Midwives: The Role of Editors in Early Modern Science
Conclusion. Reluctance Overcome

Loath to Print
The Reluctant Scientific Author, 1500-1750
Publication Date: 5 Apr 2022
Status: Pre-order
Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 232 pages
Illustrations: 12 b&w photos
ISBN: 9781421443683