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In ecclesiastical usage, the recognition by the State of a particular Church as that of the State. In OT Judaism and in much of the ancient world, religious observance was part of the ...

establishment book

establishment book  

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‘Establishment book’ is a term applied to a formal register or account book listing in detail, with their respective fees and order of precedence, the principal offices of the realm ...
Calderón family

Calderón family  

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Mexican printing dynasty. In 1631, Bernardo Calderón (d. 1641), a Spanish emigrant, started a press that his widow subsequently developed into Mexico City’s leading printing establishment. His ...
chancery

chancery  

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Obsolete paper sheet size used specifically in legal establishments, being nominally double foolscap 26.5×16.5in. (67.3×41.9cm), of a cream colour, and with a wove finish. Known also as judicature. ...
Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh University Press  

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Founded in 1948 to publish ‘commercially unremunerative research work’, it was supported by publishing textbooks and scholarly literature for a ‘ready market’. Its establishment, proposed in 1943, ...
Dekker & Nordemann

Dekker & Nordemann  

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Dutch bookseller and library supplier, founded at Amsterdam in 1928 by Maurits Dekker and Johann Gerhard Nordemann as an international academic bookseller. With the establishment of the Nordemann ...
Riverside Press

Riverside Press  

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(active 1852–1971)Printing and book-manufacturing establishment of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded by H. O. Houghton, Riverside was the chief production plant for Houghton Mifflin Co., but ...
shipboard libraries

shipboard libraries  

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In the Age of Exploration, captains of vessels carried small book collections containing works on geography, mathematics and navigation, seamanship, works on maritime law, and religious literature. ...
Library of Geneva

Library of Geneva  

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After the establishment of legal deposit in 1539, the library was founded in 1559 as part of Calvin’s theological Academy. Among its individual collections are 80 illuminated MSS bequeathed by the ...
Peder Herzog

Peder Herzog  

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 (1838–1920) German-born Swedish bookbinder who led the industrialization of Swedish bookbinding in the 19th century.His steam-powered establishment grew from 24 employees (1870) to 107 (1885) and, ...
Inns of Court libraries

Inns of Court libraries  

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The establishment of the Inns of Court libraries is difficult to date with great certainty. Gray’s Inn library was in existence by 1555. It was destroyed during World War II ...
Landerer Press

Landerer Press  

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(1750–1852)The typographer Jan Michal Landerer acquired an existing press in Bratislava, Slovakia, and built it into a high-quality establishment with its own typefoundry, eight presses, and a staff ...
Albert Willem Sijthoff

Albert Willem Sijthoff  

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 (1829–1913) Dutch printer and publisher.Having opened a new printing establishment in Leiden in 1851, he soon turned to publishing. One of the most innovative and successful entrepreneurs of his ...
Hatchard's

Hatchard's  

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Publishing and bookselling company, founded by John Hatchard in 1797 in Piccadilly, London. The shop became known as a gathering place for Tory discussions, perhaps counterbalancing Debrett’s Whig ...
Shakespeare Head Press

Shakespeare Head Press  

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A small printing and publishing business established at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1904 by A. H. Bullen, to produce a Stratford edition of Shakespeare’s plays. Frank Sidgwick, Bullen’s partner, oversaw ...
Imprimerie Nationale

Imprimerie Nationale  

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Establishment originating in the appointment of an ‘imprimeur du roi’ by François I er. Under names that have changed with the regimes, it has continued to print official papers, but also prestige ...
circulating libraries

circulating libraries  

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A library with books lent for a small fee to subscribers; the first circulating library was set up in Edinburgh in the early 18th century, and in the 18th and 19th centuries the system proved ...

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