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Proofreading in the 15th century

Douglas C. McMurtrie

Proofreading in the 15th century

an examination of the evidence relating to correctors of the press at work inParis prior to 1500.

by Douglas C. McMurtrie

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Published in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English


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