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A history of the Frankfurt Book Fair

Author: Peter Weidhaas; Carolyn Gossage; W A Wright; Gibson Library Connections, Inc.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn, ©2007
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A colourful look at more than 500 years of commerce conducted at the renowned Frankfurt Book Fair, from the Middle Ages to the present.
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Weidhaas, Peter.
History of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn, ©2007
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Weidhaas; Carolyn Gossage; W A Wright; Gibson Library Connections, Inc.
ISBN: 9781770702837 1770702830 9781459711372 1459711378
OCLC Number: 666233184
Description: 1 online resource (280 pages : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Part 1. The Original Frankfurt Book Fairs (1454-1764) from the Middle Ages to the Reformation and the Age of Reason --
1. A Man Hurries through Frankfurt --
October 1454 --
2. A Book Fair Is Created --
3. A Thriving Centre --
4. A Meeting of Minds on Buchgasse --
5. The Frankfurt Book Fair in the Seventeenth Century --
6. The Issue of Imperial-Catholic Book Censorship --
7. The Gradual Decline of the Book Fair in Frankfurt --
Part 2. Leipzig's Era of Supremacy (1764-1861) --
8. Leipzig's Historic Role.
Responsibility: by Peter Weidhaas ; translated and edited by C.M. Gossage and W.A. Wright.
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