Incunabula of British Photographic Literature: A Bibliography of British Photographic Literature, 1839-75, and British Books Illustrated with Original Photographs By Helmut Gernsheim, Incunable Incunabula printing Britannica Incunabula, singular incunabulum, books printed during the earliest period of typography i.e from the invention of the art of typographic printing in Europe in the s to the end of the th century i.e January Such works were completed at a time when books some of which were still being hand copied were sought by an increasingly large number of readers. Incunabula Short Title Catalogue The Incunabula Short Title Catalogue is the international database of th century European printing created by the British Library with contributions from institutions worldwide. Incunabula definition and meaning Collins English Dictionary Definition of incunabula from the Collins English Dictionary Comparison The comparative form of an adjective is commonly used to compare two people, things, or states, when you want to Incunabula Short Title Catalogue The Incunabula Short Title Catalogue ISTC is an electronic bibliographic database maintained by the British Library which seeks to catalogue all known incunabula The database lists books by individual editions, recording standard bibliographic details for each edition as well as giving a brief census of known copies, organised by location. What are Incunabula Incunabula Dawn of Western Printing Libraries with the largest collections of incunabula are the British Library, the Bavarian State Library, the National Library of France, the Bodleian Library, the Vatican Apostolica Library Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana , and the Library of Congress in the United States. Incunabula Guide to Early Printed Books Library Guides Nearly all extant incunabula are listed in the British Library s Incunabula Short Title Catalog The ISTC uses English versions of the author s name and the city where it was printed.