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Writers, books, and trade : an eighteenth-century English miscellany for William B. Todd

Author: William B Todd; O M Brack
Publisher: New York : AMS Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These 17 essays by a group of international scholars offers new knowledge and insights into the history of the English book trade in the 18th century, a period that saw the rise of the professional  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William B Todd; William B Todd
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B Todd; O M Brack
ISBN: 0404635199 9780404635190
OCLC Number: 228665665
Description: x, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Selling one's life : James Lackington, eighteenth-century booksellers, and the design of autobiography / James Raven --
Women in the eighteenth-century book trades / C.J. Mitchell --
Three bankruptcies in the London book trade, l746-61 : Rivington, Knapton, and Osborne / Patricia Hernlund --
Using newspaper advertisements to study the book trade : a year in the life of Mary Cooper / Beverly Schneller --
Slaves or freemen--the case of William Bowyer, father and son, printers of London, 1699-1777 / K.I.D. Maslen --
Provincial subscribers to the Monthly and Critical reviews, and their book purchasing / Jan Fergus and Ruth Portner --
Further observations on the incidence and interpretation of press figures / B.J. McMullin --
Press figures in America : the shop of Thomas Dobson / G. Thomas Tanselle --
Unauthorized editions of Pope's Dunciad, 1728-1751 / David L. Vander Meulin --
Master Arthur and the boys : author, editor, and compositor in Fielding's Amelia / Hugh Amory --
Tobias Smollett puffs his histories / O M Brack, Jr. --
William Strahan and Laurence Sterne / Nicolas Barker --
John Freeth : the Birmingham poet / John Horden --
Bonnell Thornton, reviewer : evolution of a technique / Betty Rizzo --
Johnson's Shakespeare (1765) : the progress of a subscription / J.D. Fleeman --
A bibliography of John Brown : a supplement / Donald E. Eddy --
Mount and page imprints, 1684-1800 / Thomas B. Adams
Responsibility: edited by O M Brack, Jr.
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