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The Book in America: A History of the Making and Selling of Books in the United States

Lehmann-Haupt. Hellmut

Published by R. R. Bowker Company, New York, 1951
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xiv, 493 pp, foreword, Part I. Bon Production and Distribution from the Beginning to the American Revolution: Introduction; Printing in the Colonial Period, 1638-1783; The Book Trade Organization in the Colonial Period. Part II. Book Production and Distribution from the American Revolution to the War Between the States: Printing and Book Making, 1784-1860; The Book Trade, 1784-1860.; Part III. Book Production and Distribution from 1860 to the Present Day: Introdution; The Industrialization of Printing; Printer and Book in the Nineteenth Century; Publishing and Bookselling, 1860-1890; Book Production since 1890; Publishing and Bookselling since 1890; appendix: bibliography, index. In Collaboration with Lawrence C. Wroth and Rollo G. Silver: Second Edition, 1951. Price clipped. Minor wear to top and bottom edge spine dj with lightly age-toned spine of same. Lightly age-toned top text bock edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan decorative cloth with brown lettering to front board and spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000685

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Title: The Book in America: A History of the Making...

Publisher: R. R. Bowker Company, New York

Publication Date: 1951

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: Second Edition.

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