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

Author: William B Todd; O M Brack
Publisher: New York : AMS Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B Todd; O M Brack
ISBN: 0404635199 9780404635190
OCLC Number: 23939736
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 412 pages : illustrations ; 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, 1746-61: 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 D. Eddy --
Mount and Page Imprints, 1684-1800 / Thomas B. Adams.
Responsibility: edited by O M Brack, Jr.

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