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Although each entry is painstakingly compiled, this book can be dipped into with something approaching ludic delight.

And what a history it turns out to be. The first known indexer is Ptolemy, who produced an index to his first world atlas ca. . Although each entry is painstakingly compiled, this book can be dipped into with something approaching ludic delight.

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Bibliographic Details. This book, however, initiates a change. Publisher: Oak Knoll Press. Publication Date: 2008. Hazel Bell presents here brief biographies of 65 individual practitioners, the makers of indexes, from the fifteenth to the twentieth century, considering their working methods, techniques, training, remuneration, their lives and their personalities. After the biographical section on the "Lone Workers,' Bell outlines in "Banding Together" the history of groups and societies of indexers up to 1995, the year she sees as entailing the end of print-only indexing.

Presents brief biographies of 65 index-makers since the 15th century. It is difficult to express the breadth of this book. Hazel Bell has embraced the profession of indexing and made it visible and entertaining. Outlines the history of indexing groups and societies to 1995. a wonderful paean to the profession. a treasure trove of information about indexers and their habits. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada. The volume is filled with such delightful records. Libraries & the Cultural Record.

The intriguing title of this celebration derives from Alexander Pope's reference to 'the gentlema. n the flock bed, my Index-maker'.

From Flock Beds to Professionalism: A history of index-makers. The intriguing title of this celebration derives from Alexander Pope's reference to 'the gentlema. With a self-imposed cut-off date of 1995, defined as the end of 'print-only' indexing, this book is firmly rooted in the past, reflecting Hazel Bell's fascination not only with the history of indexing, but more particularly with the range of individuals who have produced indexes over several centuries – the 'index-makers'. Self-imposed obscurity'.

From Flock Beds to Prefessionalism: A History of Index-Makers. First-Line Index of English Poetry 1500-1800 in Manuscripts of the James M. and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University

From Flock Beds to Prefessionalism: A History of Index-Makers. With a preface by David Crystal. New Castle, Delaware, Hartfield, Hertfordshire, Oak Knoll Press & HKB Press, 2006. and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University.

Presents an overview of the history of index-making from the fifteenth to the twentieth century, brief biographies of sixty-five individual index-makers, and a history of indexing societies in English-speaking countries. Considers their working methods, techniques, training, remuneration, lives and personalities" Provided by publisher. Rubrics: Indexing History Indexers Biography English-speaking countries Societies, etc. Download now From flock beds to professionalism : a history of index-makers by Hazel K. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format

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Topics include printing, publishing, book selling, reading, and other aspects of print culture in colonial America and the United States

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Flock bed synonyms, Flock bed pronunciation, Flock bed translation, English dictionary definition of Flock bed. a bed filled with flocks or locks of coarse wool, or pieces of cloth cut up fine.

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