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A history of Cambridge University Press. Vol. 2, Scholarship and commerce 1698-1872

Author: David McKitterick
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The second volume of the history of Cambridge University Press covering the 1690s to 1872.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David McKitterick
ISBN: 052130802X 9780521308021
OCLC Number: 60183665
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 511 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, 1 map, 1 plan, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Note on currency; 1. A world for books; 2. Changes to books and the book trade; 3. Founding a new press; 4. Crownfield, authors and the book trade; 5. Crownfield's later years; 6. The mid eighteenth-century printing house; 7. Booksellers and authors; 8. Bentham and Bibles; 9. Baskerville and Bentham; 10. An age of ferment; 11. John Archdeacon; 12. John Burges; 13. Richard Watts and the beginning of stereotyping; 14. Hellenism and John Smith; 15. John Smith; 16. John Parker: London publisher and Cambridge printer; 17. Enterprise, authors and learning; 18. Partnership; 19. Macmillan; 20. Opening in London; Appendix; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: David McKitterick.

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'Exhaustively researched and taking the reader through a social and technological revolution, this second volume is hugely impressive.' Cambridge: The Magazine of the Cambridge Society 'Not for Read more...

 
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