A 130-volume collection of Chinese classics, was the first multivolume printed book series, printed for Fong Tao, a Chinese minister, at the beginning of 932.
- Printing press without copyright: a historical analysis of printing and …
This article explores the development of printing and publishing in the Song Dynasty to reconsider the historical linkage between the printing press and the birth of copyright.
- Paper, Printing and the Printing Press – Sep 16, 2016 – SAGE Journals
The Chinese used paper for two or three centuries before CE 105, when Cai Lun, director of imperial arsenals under Emperor He of the later Han dynasty (25-220), officially reported the `invention’ of paper.