By Mark Bland
- Winner, Honourable point out for Literature, Language and Linguistics, American Publishers Prose Awards, 2010
- Based virtually solely on new basic research
- Explains the complicated technique of viewing files as artefacts, exhibiting readers tips to describe records thoroughly and the way to learn their actual properties
- Demonstrates tips to use the knowledge gleaned as a device for learning the transmission of literary documents
- Makes transparent why such concerns are vital and the needs to which such info is put
- Features illustrations which are rigorously selected for his or her unfamiliarity in an effort to maintain the dialogue fresh
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