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A history of British publishing [electronic resource] / John Feather.

By: Feather, John.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1988Description: 1 online resource (x, 292 p.).ISBN: 0203358988 (electronic bk.); 9780203358986 (electronic bk.); 9780415026543 (pbk.); 0415026547 (pbk.).Subject(s): Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- History | Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Publishing | Great Britain Publishing industries, to 1986Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: History of British publishing.DDC classification: 070.5/0941 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Book Trade Before Printing; The Book Revolution; Books in the Marketplace; The Foundation of an Industry; A Taste of Freedom; The Licensed Press; Response to Freedom; The Trade and the Law; The Expanding Trade; Periodicals and Part Books; Publishers and Booksellers; The Book Trade and the Industrial Revolution; The Organisation of the Trade in the Nineteenth Century; The Age of the Novel; The Diffusion of Knowledge; The Publishers and the Authors; The Customs of the Trade; Old Ways and New Directions; Allen Lane's Idea
Summary: Covers the whole period in which books have been printed in Britain, from copying manuscripts to the Net Book Agreement.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-281) and index.

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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Book Trade Before Printing; The Book Revolution; Books in the Marketplace; The Foundation of an Industry; A Taste of Freedom; The Licensed Press; Response to Freedom; The Trade and the Law; The Expanding Trade; Periodicals and Part Books; Publishers and Booksellers; The Book Trade and the Industrial Revolution; The Organisation of the Trade in the Nineteenth Century; The Age of the Novel; The Diffusion of Knowledge; The Publishers and the Authors; The Customs of the Trade; Old Ways and New Directions; Allen Lane's Idea

Covers the whole period in which books have been printed in Britain, from copying manuscripts to the Net Book Agreement.

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