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Incunabula Short Title Catalogue

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The British Library
Items printed with movable type before 1501

The database records nearly every item printed from movable type before 1501. More than 29,000 editions are listed, including some 16th-century items previously assigned incorrectly to the 15th century.
Information on each item includes authors, short titles, the language of the text, printer, place and date of printing, and format. Locations are noted if they have been verified. Links are provided to online digital facsimiles wherever possible.

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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Library and Information Science
  • History
  • Art & Art History

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Incunabula -- Bibliography.
Printing -- Europe -- History -- Origin and antecedents -- Databases.