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The Resource The business of books : booksellers and the English book trade, 1450-1850, James Raven

The business of books : booksellers and the English book trade, 1450-1850, James Raven

Label
The business of books : booksellers and the English book trade, 1450-1850
Title
The business of books
Title remainder
booksellers and the English book trade, 1450-1850
Statement of responsibility
James Raven
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1450 very few English men or women were personally familiar with a book; but by 1850, the great majority of people daily encountered books, magazines, or newspapers. This text explores the history of this fundamental transformation
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raven, James
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Book industries and trade
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Printers
  • Literature publishing
  • Book industries and trade
  • Literature publishing
  • Printers
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Great Britain
  • Boekhandel
  • Boekenproductie
  • Engeland
Label
The business of books : booksellers and the English book trade, 1450-1850, James Raven
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-455) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the enterprise of booksellers -- The arrival of print: domestic and foreign -- Markets and martyrs: early modern commerce -- The late Stuart trade: new horizons -- Investing in books: the supremacy of the booksellers -- High and low: locating the trades -- Boosting demand: stationers, printers, and sellers -- Challenges and survivals: the late eighteenth century -- Promoting the wares -- Risking failure -- Steam and stamps: nineteenth-century transformation
Control code
ocn884499545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 493 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300177169
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5qc3vk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884499545
Label
The business of books : booksellers and the English book trade, 1450-1850, James Raven
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-455) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the enterprise of booksellers -- The arrival of print: domestic and foreign -- Markets and martyrs: early modern commerce -- The late Stuart trade: new horizons -- Investing in books: the supremacy of the booksellers -- High and low: locating the trades -- Boosting demand: stationers, printers, and sellers -- Challenges and survivals: the late eighteenth century -- Promoting the wares -- Risking failure -- Steam and stamps: nineteenth-century transformation
Control code
ocn884499545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 493 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300177169
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5qc3vk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884499545

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