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The Writing and printing inks through the ages

Table of Contents
Introduction
1. General
1.1 Ancient Chinese ink making
1.2 The spread of ink in the ancient world
2. Documentation of ancient inks
3. Iron gall inks
4. Printing Inks
4.1 Modern analyses of Gutenberg’s ink
4.2 Composition of Gutenberg’s inks
5. Renaissance, seventeenth century and eighteenth century inks
6. Lithographic inks
7. Advances in chemistry
7.1 Nineteenth century ink-making
7.2 A