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  • publication . Article . 1998
    Open Access Icelandic
    Authors:
    Jonsson, Steingrimur;
    Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Universitetsbiblioteket

    Þjóðólfur, the first modern newspaper published in Iceland, started to come out in 1848, 150 years ago. A bimonthly publication, Þjóðólfur flourished for more than half a century until forced to give way to the daily newspapers in the second decade of the 20th century. ...

  • publication . Article . 1999
    Open Access Icelandic
    Authors:
    Jonsson, Steingrímur;
    Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Universitetsbiblioteket

    Librarianship of the Past and the Present. In this articie the author iooks to former times to discover the foundation of modern librarianship. Although we still have far to go Ín the fleld of in-formation technology, the author contends that without the bibliographical...

  • publication . Article . 2000
    Open Access Icelandic
    Authors:
    Jonsson, Steingrímur;
    Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Universitetsbiblioteket

    In the years around 1880 the cousins Jón Steingrímsson and Magnús Ingvarsson worked as apprentices at a printing office in Reykjavík. A number of their letters have survived, shed-ding light on their daily life as apprentices and the work in a printing office in Reykjav...

  • publication . Article . 1997
    Open Access Icelandic
    Authors:
    Jónsson, Steingrímur;
    Publisher: Lunds universitet

    An attempt is made to find the answer to the question as to where and when a particular edition of the Icelandic lawbook Jónsbók, known as "Núpufellsbók", was printed. It is known to have been printed in the period 1580-1624, and a study of Icelandic type-faces from the...

  • publication . Article . 2002
    Open Access Icelandic
    Authors:
    Jonsson, Steingrímur;
    Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Universitetsbiblioteket

    The Town of Books at Hay-on-Wye. The article tells the history of the Town of Books at Hay-on-Wye, Wales, begun in 1962 by Richard Booth. After four decades of bookish evolution Hay-on-Way's 38 antiquarian bookshops attract thousands and thousands of tourists and book-l...

  • publication . Article . 1998
    Open Access Icelandic
    Authors:
    Jonsson, Steingrímur;
    Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Universitetsbiblioteket

    What is a „Book"? In this article the author defines the book as any text carrier regardless of form. The article starts off with an account of the Swedish art historian Lars Vilks' activities at Kullaberg in Sweden. Vilks is best known for his stone sculpture on the be...

  • publication . Article . 1983
    Open Access Icelandic
    Authors:
    Jónsson, Steingrímur;
    Publisher: Islands universitet
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