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A history of British publishing

Author: John Feather
Publisher: London ; New York : Croom Helm, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the whole period in which books have been printed in Britain, from copying manuscripts to the Net Book Agreement.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Feather
ISBN: 0709910673 9780709910671
OCLC Number: 16833655
Description: x, 292 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 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 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 --
The trade in war and peace.
Responsibility: John Feather.

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