skip to content
A bookseller of the last century Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A bookseller of the last century

Author: Charles Welsh
Publisher: Bristol : Thoemmes ; Tokyo : Kinokuniya, 1996.
Series: History of the book trade., Collection 1,, British book trade in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Part of the "Nico Editions" imprint, which re-publishes works relating to the history of the book. This eight-volume set on the history of the book trade includes the 1865 edition of "Shadows of the  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Bibliography
Named Person: John Newbery
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Welsh
ISBN: 1855064960 9781855064966
OCLC Number: 36746135
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : Printed for Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh, successors to Newbery & Harris, 1885.
"A list of the books published by the Newberys from 1740 to 1800." p. 168-347. Lists by title and by date.
Includes index.
"Nico editions."
Description: xi, 373 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Biographical and Literary Anecdotes of William Bowyer, Printer, and of his many Learned Friends" by John Nichols, 1782 edition - 674pp, 290 x 210mm (The first edition of this work was much plagiarized for its information on the 18th-century book trade); "Memoirs of the First Forty-Five Years of the Life of James Lackington, the Present Bookseller in Chiswell Street, Moorfields" by James Lackington, 1791 edition - 376pp, 216 x 138mm (A work about bookselling by a successful 18th-century bookseller); "Fifty Years' Recollections of an Old Bookseller, Consisting of Anecdotes...and Original Traits and Eccentricities of Authors, Artists, Actors, Booksellers, and of the Periodical Press for the Last Half Century" by William West, 1837 edition - 200pp, 216 x 138mm; "Shadows of the Old Booksellers" by Charles Knight, 1865 edition - 336pp, 216 x 138mm (Knight wrote biographies of the 18th-century publisher-booksellers); "Memoirs of Robert Chambers with Autobiographic Reminiscences of William Chambers" by William Chambers", 1872 edition - 483pp, 216 x 138mm (The second half tells of the movement on cheap literature and of the progress of "Chambers Journal"); "A History of Booksellers, the Old and the New" by Henry Curwen, 1873 edition - 483pp, 216 x 138mm (Containing chapters on various publishing firms including Longman); "A Bookseller of the Last Century, Being Some Account of the Life of John Newbery and of the Books He Published with a Notice of the Later Newberys" by Charles Welch, 1885 edition - 385pp, 216 x 138mm (An account of this 18th-century bookseller, newspaper publisher and pioneer of children's publishing); "The Profession of Bookselling, a Handbook of Practical Hints for the Apprentice and Bookseller" by Adolf Growoll, 1893-5 edition - 171pp, 290 x 210mm (This includes information on trade catalogues in both Britain and the USA in the late-19th century).
Series Title: History of the book trade., Collection 1,, British book trade in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Responsibility: Charles Welsh.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36746135> # A bookseller of the last century
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "36746135" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Place/bristol> ; # Bristol
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Place/tokyo> ; # Tokyo
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1759351> ; # Children's literature
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1083463> ; # Publishers and publishing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Organization/newbery_firm_publishers_london> ; # Newbery, firm, publishers, London.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Topic/publishers_and_publishing_great_britain_history_18th_century> ; # Publishers and publishing--Great Britain--History--18th century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/Z325> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Person/newbery_john_1713_1767> ; # John Newbery
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/76370928> ; # John Newbery
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/59237297> ; # Charles Welsh
    schema:datePublished "1996" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1435764> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Bibliography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Series/history_of_the_book_trade_collection_1_the_british_book_trade_in_the_18th_and_19th_centuries> ; # History of the book trade. Collection 1, the British book trade in the 18th and 19th centuries
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Series/history_of_the_book_trade> ; # History of the book trade.
    schema:name "A bookseller of the last century"@en ;
    schema:productID "36746135" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36746135#PublicationEvent/bristol_thoemmes_tokyo_kinokuniya_1996> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Agent/kinokuniya> ; # Kinokuniya
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Agent/thoemmes> ; # Thoemmes
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781855064966> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36746135> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Organization/newbery_firm_publishers_london> # Newbery, firm, publishers, London.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Newbery, firm, publishers, London." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Person/newbery_john_1713_1767> # John Newbery
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1713" ;
    schema:deathDate "1767" ;
    schema:familyName "Newbery" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Newbery" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Series/history_of_the_book_trade> # History of the book trade.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36746135> ; # A bookseller of the last century
    schema:name "History of the book trade." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Series/history_of_the_book_trade_collection_1_the_british_book_trade_in_the_18th_and_19th_centuries> # History of the book trade. Collection 1, the British book trade in the 18th and 19th centuries
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36746135> ; # A bookseller of the last century
    schema:name "History of the book trade. Collection 1, the British book trade in the 18th and 19th centuries" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1435764#Topic/publishers_and_publishing_great_britain_history_18th_century> # Publishers and publishing--Great Britain--History--18th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85108871> ;
    schema:name "Publishers and publishing--Great Britain--History--18th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1083463> # Publishers and publishing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Publishers and publishing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1759351> # Children's literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children's literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/59237297> # Charles Welsh
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1850" ;
    schema:deathDate "1914" ;
    schema:familyName "Welsh" ;
    schema:givenName "Charles" ;
    schema:name "Charles Welsh" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76370928> # John Newbery
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1713" ;
    schema:deathDate "1767" ;
    schema:familyName "Newbery" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Newbery" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781855064966>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1855064960" ;
    schema:isbn "9781855064966" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.