ISAAC, PETER & MCKAY, BARRY (EDITORS).
Title The Moving Market: Continuity And Change In The Book Trade.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book.
Edition First Edition. Print Networks Series.
Publisher Oak Knoll Press, New Castle: 2001.
Seller ID 66183X1
This title is the fifth in the Print Networks series, an important forum for biblio-scholarship and book history. This work offers fifteen authoritative essays from some of the leading scholars in the field. Their writings discuss a wide range of book trade-related issues and their historical significance. A list of essays in the book include: - Books and Culture in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Newcastle by Jeffrey Smith - The First World War and Welsh Language Publishing by Philip Henry Jones - Scottish Booksellers Societies in the Nineteenth Century by Iain Beavan - From Currys to Collins Street, or How a Dubliner Became the Melbourne Mudie by Wallace Kirsop - Book Availability in Ipswich over the Years by Janet Phipps - Reading in Seventeenth-Century Derbyshire: the Wheatcrofts and their Books by Maureen Bell - Splendide mendax: Publishing Landscape Illustrations of the Bible by Peter Isaac - John Atkinson's Lottery Book of 1809: John Locke's Theory of Education Comes to Workington by Barry McKay - Beginning of the Book Trade in Leicester by John Hinks - Aristotle to a Very Tall Man: Selling Secondhand Books in Manchester in the 1830s by Michael Powell & Terry Wyke - From Scotland to the Strand: the Genesis of Andrew Millars Bookselling Career by Richard B. Sher with Hugh Amory.
(Key Words: Books on Books, Jeffrey Smith, World War I, Welsh Language, Philip Henry Jones, Scottish Booksellers Societies, Iain Beavan, Collins Street, Dubliners, Wallace Kirsop, Ipswich, Janet Phipps, Maureen Bell, Bible, Peter Isaac, John Atkinson, John Locke, Education, Workington, Barry McKay, Book Trade, Leicester, John Hinks, Secondhand Books, Manchester, 1830s, Michael Powell, Terry Wyke, Scotland, Andrew Millars, Richard B. Sher, Hugh Amory).