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The British Book Trade, 1475 - 1890: A Bibliography - 2 Volumes.

Howard-hill, T. H. (editor).

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ISBN 10: 1584562552 / ISBN 13: 9781584562559
Published by Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / The British Library in association with The Bibliographical Society, 2009
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1,876 pages. Hardcovers. New books. Two-volume set. BIBLIOGRAPHY. This superbly comprehensive and detailed bibligraphy of the British book trade, the product of research in over three hundred libraries in the United Kingdom and the United State4s, supersedes all bibliographyies on British authors and authorship, censorship, copyright, libraries, literacy, papermaking, printing, publishing, textual criticism, and typography until 1890. More than 24,000 items (notably articles in tradce journals) are lightly annotated and arranged in classified chronological order to illustrate the social and techn ological development of British book crafts and industries. Items are minutely indexed on the accompanying CD-ROM. Large areas of the history and practices of the British book trades are opened to scholarly study for the first time. The British Book Trade, 1475-1890 belongs in every research library: no one who works in the fields of British literature, bibliography, or book trade history should neglect this work. (Key Words: British Book Trade, T. H. Howard-Hill, Biblilography, Books on Books, CD-ROMs, Book Illustration, Bookselling, Censorship, Printing, Reference Books, Libraries). Bookseller Inventory # 64336X2

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Title: The British Book Trade, 1475 - 1890: A ...

Publisher: Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / The British Library in association with The Bibliographical Society

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: book

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This superbly comprehensive and detailed bibliography of the British book trade, the product of research in over three hundred libraries in the UK and USA, supersedes all bibliographies on the bibliography of British authors and authorship, bibliography itself, book collecting, bookbinding, book illustration, book selling, censorship, copyright, libraries, literacy, paper making, printing, publishing, textual criticism, and typography until 1890. More than 24,000 items (notably articles in trade journals) are lightly annotated, and arranged in classified chronological order, to illustrate the social and technical development of British book crafts and industries. Items are minutely indexed on the accompanying CD-ROM. Large areas of the British book trades are opened to scholarly study for the first time. "British Book Trade 1475-1890" belongs in every research library: no-one who works in the fields of British literature, bibliography, or book trade history should neglect this work.

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Trevor Howard-Hill is Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at the University of South Carlina, Columbia, SC. Besides his many publications on Shakespearean texts, Renaissance dramatic manuscripts, and textual scholarship are eight volumes of The Index of British Literary Bibliography (Oxford, 1969-99).

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