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Notes on the terminology for print in early Sanskrit printed books

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The present article deals with liminal material belonging to both the realm of manuscript as well as print culture. Early Sanskrit printed books pro-vide scarce and ambiguous bibliographical information. The Sanskrit terminol-ogy used in their imprints is often obscure at best, if not unintelligible without having previous knowledge of the roles of the persons involved in the printing process. Conversely, a correct understanding of the Sanskrit terminology for print is necessary to assess th...

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10.1515/9783110753301-015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Bodleian Libraries
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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De Gruyter Publisher's website
Series:
Studies in Manuscript Cultures
Series number:
25
Host title:
Exploring Written Artefacts: Objects, Methods, and Concepts
Publication date:
2021-10-25
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9783110753301
ISBN:
9783110745450
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English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1209180
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pubs:1209180
Deposit date:
2021-11-11

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