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1 ADLER, ELIZABETH W. Everyone's Guide To Successful Publications: How To Produce Powerful Brochures, Newsletters, Flyers, And Business Communications, Start To Finish.
Peachpit Press, Berkeley: 1992. 156609027X / 9781566090278 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Explains the nuts and bolts of creating a publication. A step-by-step guide to the entire process. "A terrific and comprehensive book. A lot goes on in the simplest print products. Elizabeth Adler takes a complex subject and simplifies it without sacrificing subtlety." - Tom Peters, author of In Search of Excellence 
Price: 15.91 USD
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2 ALISON, JENNIFER. Doing Something For Australia: George Robertson And The Early Years Of Angus And Robertson Publishers, 1888-1900.
Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand: 2009. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
From tentative beginnings in 1888, Angus and Robertson soon hit their stride as publishers with the publication of Banjo Paterson's verses The Man from Snowy River. This book was a phenomenal success, surprising even its publishers. Snowy River was quickly followed by two successful Henry Lawson titles, In the Days When the World was Wide and While the Billy Boils. From this foundation, Angus and Robertson went on to publish books for the Australian community for the better part of the next hundred years. The powerful force in the early publishing was George Robertson, who devoted himself to the task and who, with the continuing success of the firm's many books, truly believed he was "doing something for Australia." This book tells the story of how Angus and Robertson operated as a business to achieve their success, which in effect tells the story of George Robertson himself. Jennifer Alison is a graduate of the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales. She worked as a librarian at the State Library of New South Wales and the University of Sydney. She has previously written on the Australian book trade, preservation of text, and the Australian private press movement. 
Price: 47.45 USD
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3 APPELBAUM, JUDITH; EVANS, NANCY. How To Get Happily Published.
Harper & Row, New York: 1978. 0060101415 / 9780060101411 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn. 
"You have to hand it to the authors for clearing up many of the mysteries of the publishing Industry" -Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.28 USD
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4 BOSWELL, JOHN The Insider's Guide To Getting Published: Why They Always Accept Your Manuscript And What You Can Do About It.
Doubleday/main Street Books, New York: 1997. 0385479360 / 9780385479363 First Main Street Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 5.23 USD
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5 BROWNSTONE, DAVID M. & FRANCK, IRENE M. The Dictionary Of Publishing.
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York: 1981. 0442258747 / 9780442258740 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Minimizing time-consuming page-flipping by separately defining numerous terms that may otherwise have been cross-referenced. More than 2,400 words are defined - everything from agate and dandy roll to x-height and zit! 
Price: 18.72 USD
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6 CANFIELD, CASS. The Publishing Experience.
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia: 1969. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Gift inscription signed by the author. 

Price: 14.01 USD
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7 CARTER, SEBASTIAN. The Rampant Lions Press: A Narative Catalogue.
Oak Knoll Press, New Castle: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Founded by Will Carter in 1924, the Rampant Lion Press in Cambridge, England, established itself as one of the leading letterpress workshops in the decades after the Second World War. Will was joined by his son Sebastian in the 1960s, and the business became known worldwide for its craftsmanship and design skills. It was not strictly a private press, but rather a small publisher of fine editions and a printer for other publishers. The broad scope of its activities led to working on books by a wide range of authors and artists, including Michael Ayrton, Leonard Baskin, Samuel Beckett, T. S. Eliot, Anthony Gross, Thom Gunn, Tony Harrison, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Christopher Isherwood, David Jones, R. B. Kitaj, George Mackley, Haruki Murakami, John Nash, Harold Pinter, John Piper, Sylvia Plath, Patrick Procktor, Paula Rego, Michael Rothenstein, Salmon Rushdie, Siegfried Sassoon, Ali Smith, Colm Toibin, Willian Trevor and John Updike, among many others living and dead. For an exhibition of the Press's work at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge in 1982, Sebastian Carter compiled a catalogue of the books shown. It consisted of 89 titles, about half the total printed so far. From then until the closure of the Press in 2008, the total grew to 321, and this Catalogue describes them all. There is a detailed description of each book, including its title page, typefaces, papers and bindings, together with any binding variants, and details of any prospectuses produced. There are 130 black and white illustrations and 16 pages of color illustrations. Each entry has a note on the background of the title, providinng important insights into the process of publication. In addition, the Catalogue is divided into four sections covering the main periods of the Press's history, and eac section is prefaced with the story of that period, so that the book is in effect a history of the Press. There are also appendices devoted to the pressmarks, types and papers used by the Press, and the publicity materials produced. 
Price: 61.04 USD
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8 EXMAN, EUIGENE. The House Of Harper: One Hundred And Fifty Years Of Publishing.
Harper & Row, New York: 1967. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 2351.25 USD
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9 GARVEY, MARK ( EDITOR).; HOLM, KIRSTEN (ASSISTANT EDITOR). 1996 Writers Market: Where & How To Sell What You Write.
Writer's Digest Books, Ohio: 1995. 0898797012 / 9780898797015 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Stains to the covers. 
4,000 places to sell your articles, books, short stories, novels, plays, scripts, greeting cards, and fillers. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.09 USD
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10 GRANNIS, CHANDLER B. (EDITOR) What Happens In Book Publishing.
Columbia Univesity Press, New York: 1957. Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 9.26 USD
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11 GRANNIS, CHANDLER B., EDITOR. What Happens In Book Publishing.
Columbia University Press, New York: 1957. Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
A well-rounded picture of what book publishing really is or can be. Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.14 USD
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Secker & Warburg, London: 1961. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 18.53 USD
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13 GROSS, GERALD. Publishers On Publishing.
Grosset & Dunlap, New York: 1961. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 11.40 USD
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14 HAMPDEN, JOHN (EDITOR). The Book World Today: A New Survey Of The Making And Distribution Of Books In Britain.
George Alenn & Unwin Ltd., London: 1957. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. The front of the dustjacket is soiled. 

Price: 19.24 USD
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15 HANNA, S. S. The Gypsy Scholar: A Writer's Comic Search For A Publisher.
Iowa State University Press, Ames: 1987. 0813813514 / 9780813813516 h Hardcover with dustjacket in mylar cover. Good condition Library discard. 
Focuses on a specific manuscript that Proifessor Hanna submitted to commercial publishing houses, university presses, and literary agents for publication. 
Price: 37.76 USD
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16 HINKS, JOHN & GARDENER, VICTORIA (EDITORS). The Book Trade In Early Modern England: Practices, Perceptions, Connections.
Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / The British Library, London: 2013. h Hardcover. Brand new book. 
This volume comprises a range of papers from recent 'Print Networks' conferences on the early modern trade book. Collectively, they explore the practices and perceptions of print production, the circulation of texts and connections between book-trde personnel in Britain and Europe between the late fifteenth and early eighteenth centuries. Each essay offers insights, specific to era and location, into the ways in which book-trade actors ultimately shaped the meaning of the texts that they produced. Together, the chapters reveal commonalities in a trade experiencing widespread transformation from one that was relatively small, limited by legislation and interdependent with its European counterparts, to one that grew in size numerically and geographically and was increasingly specialized and localized. The volume is divided into two sections. 'Practices and Perceptions' offers chapters that examine the practices of authors, translators, producers and collectors, and the perceptions of book-trade personnel. Part Two, 'Connections', explores the shifting geographical networks across the trade over the early modern period and their implications for readers. The essays in this collection seek to shed light on the ways in which the early modern book trade both intervened in and shaped the production and circulation of texts, ultimately informing their meaning. In one way, each essay contributes a single case study to a world of print that stretched across national boundaries and several centuries. But in other ways, these essays repeat variants of the same story - of businessmen and women connecting and collaborating, developing a clear sense of their place in the world, and using print to transport their readers. 
Price: 52.25 USD
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17 HOFMEYR, ISABEL. Gandhi's Printing Press: Experiments In Slow Reading.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
At the same time that Gandhi, as a young lawyer in South Africa, began fashioning the tenets of his political philosophy, he was absorbed by a seemingly unrelated enterprise: creating a newspaper. Gandhi's Printing Press is an account of how this project, an apparent footnote to a titanic career, shaped the man who would become the world-changing Mahatma. Pioneering publisher, experimental editor, ethical anthologist—these roles reveal a Gandhi developing the qualities and talents that would later define him. Isabel Hofmeyr presents a detailed study of Gandhi's work in South Africa (1893-1914), when he was the some-time proprietor of a printing press and launched the periodical Indian Opinion. The skills Gandhi honed as a newspaperman—distilling stories from numerous sources, circumventing shortages of type—influenced his spare prose style. Operating out of the colonized Indian Ocean world, Gandhi saw firsthand how a global empire depended on the rapid transmission of information over vast distances. He sensed that communication in an industrialized age was becoming calibrated to technological tempos. But he responded by slowing the pace, experimenting with modes of reading and writing focused on bodily, not mechanical, rhythms. Favoring the use of hand-operated presses, he produced a newspaper to contemplate rather than scan, one more likely to excerpt Thoreau than feature easily glossed headlines. Gandhi's Printing Press illuminates how the concentration and self-discipline inculcated by slow reading, imbuing the self with knowledge and ethical values, evolved into satyagraha, truth-force, the cornerstone of Gandhi's revolutionary idea of nonviolent resistance. 5 halftones, 4 maps. Isabel Hofmeyr is Professor of African Literature at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. "Hofmeyr has produced a work so exquisitely engaging and so vitally relevant to our age that anyone who reads enough to be concerned about the future of reading should take up this riveting little book."—Kapil Komireddi, The Daily Beast "Deepens our understanding of Gandhi in South Africa by giving us a history of his International Printing Press… His sparse, unadorned, direct prose had much to do with his early training in writing for Indian Opinion… The book also reflects on various printed forms—the newspaper, the periodical, the pamphlet—and their significance in not just creating a print culture but also in forging a people and sustaining a movement. The most significant part of the work is a theory of reading that Hofmeyr discerns through her examination of Indian Opinion and the Hind Swaraj (1909). Can one actually create modes of writing (and printing) that, while located within the modern realm, can militate against modernity? She shows that Gandhi consciously tried to cultivate a style of writing that required slow, meditative reading; his purpose was to adjust the act of reading to unhurried bodily rhythms not subject to the fast pace that he considered the chief signifier of the industrial age. He even tried to slow down the process of printing by dispensing with the oil machine that ran the press and instead employed manual labour to run it. In this way, Hofmeyr's elucidation of the manner in which a satyagrahi reads illuminates our understanding of Gandhi's modes of writing and discoursing."—Tridip Suhrud, The Caravan "This slim volume sparks more ideas than are typically generated by a book three times its size."—John Wilson, Books & Culture "The author draws us easily into a history that is varied, interesting and little understood. And in understanding philosophers like Thoreau through Gandhiji, one revisits and is astounded by them once more. The book is a welcome addition to readings on the Mahatma."—Mallika Sarabhai, Indian Express "Fascinating… Isabel Hofmeyr discusses and analyses the origin and nature of [periodicals published by Gandhi], focusing on Indian Opinion and Hind Swaraj, and shows how their specific nature reflected Gandhian thought. Of particular interest is Hofmeyr's slant towards Gandhi's views on reading, which resonates with our fragmented, frantic age."—Sanjay Sipahimalani, The Sunday Guardian "Beginning in Durban, South Africa, in 1898, Mohandas Gandhi became the guiding hand of a printing press and the multilingual newspaper it produced, Indian Opinion. Hofmeyr provides an account at once charming and erudite of Gandhi's vision of printing and the press in relation to Phoenix, the ashram from which the press largely was operated. She also examines the press in relation to the wider satyagraha movement, Gandhi's unique understanding of the quest for truth, and to Gandhi's thinking about empire, nationalism, race, sovereignty, and self-rule. Gandhi first developed his ideas of satyagraha while working with and for the Indian community in South Africa, and much of his thinking was first communicated in the pages of Indian Opinion. Hofmeyr's careful study of the literary character of the newspaper dispels the idea that the journalistic format was hurried and thus lacking in care. She provides ample evidence that Gandhi saw the paper as comprised of clippings and articles that needed to be read and reread, slowly and thoughtfully. This attempt to integrate many levels of Gandhi's activity will surprise and reward all readers."—C.A. Colmo, Choice "Gandhi's espousal of free reproduction of material and repudiation of copyright—consider this throwaway line: 'Gandhi would have been a Wikipedian'—and his theories of slow reading, in which readers ponder and memorize the text and 'labor' for the paper, will provide food for thought in an age of Internet reading."—Ravi Shenoy, Library Journal "While he was a young attorney in South Africa at the outset of the 20th century, Gandhi was also 'a sometime proprietor' of the press that printed the influential Indian Opinion newspaper, whose production formed, for the burgeoning activist, a crash course in the synthesizing of public opinion, news, and progressive thought. Located on an ashram outside the port city of Durban, the press allowed Gandhi and his cohorts to explore 'new kinds of ethical selves,' bringing together as it did 'different castes, religions, languages, races, and genders.' In Hofmeyr's portrait, Gandhi emerges as a surprisingly keen publicist and media strategist, willing to buck the system (e.g., copyright laws) in the service of social change. She also offers a fascinating take on Gandhi's mode of 'contemplative reading,' one characterized by the merging of the text with a receptive mind via 'pausing and perseverance,' all with an aim of cumulative progress. Indeed, Gandhi read as he led. This thoughtful account is a compelling preview of the colonial subcontinent's development, as well as Gandhi's eventual role as peaceful emancipator of his own country."—Publishers Weekly "Gandhi was one of history's most avid experimenters. His most audacious forms of utopianism were often nothing more than simple and ingenious experiments. Hofmeyr tells the remarkable story, with elegance and great learning, of how Gandhi imagined a radically different world simply by attending to the potentialities of the printing press. Very few books on Gandhi capture the minutiae and horizons of his world with such riveting intelligence."—Uday Mehta, City University of New York "Reconstructing a little-known episode in Gandhi's life, Hofmeyr places surprising new findings about a particular historical figure in the service of a radically new theory of reading. This ambitious and deeply researched book holds lessons for historians, literary theorists, and anyone interested in reading practices."—Leah Price, Harvard University "The connection between Gandhi and the lively Indian Ocean world of small printing presses is something that has almost entirely escaped the attention of historians of South Asia and scholars of print culture so far. Hofmeyr explores this crucial space with rare vigor and sophistication."—Ajay Skaria, University of Minnesota 
Price: 23.70 USD
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18 JAROSZYNSKA-KIRCHMANN, ANNA D. The Polish Hearst: Ameryka-echo And The Public Role Of The Immigrant Press.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago: 2015. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The lost world of ethnic publishing and the life of one of its towering figures Arriving in the U.S. in 1883, Antoni A. Paryski climbed from typesetter to newspaper publisher in Toledo, Ohio. His weekly Ameryka-Echo became a defining publication in the international Polish diaspora and its much-read letters section a public sphere for immigrants to come together as a community to discuss issues in their own language. Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann is Distinguished Professor of History at Eastern Connecticut State University and author of The Exile Mission: The Polish Political Diaspora and Polish Americans, 1939-1956. Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann mines seven decades' worth of thoughts expressed by Ameryka-Echo readers to chronicle the ethnic press's role in the immigrant experience. Open and unedited debate harkened back to homegrown journalistic traditions, and Jaroszynska-Kirchmann opens up the nuances of an editorial philosophy that cultivated readers as content creators. As she shows, ethnic publications in the process forged immigrant social networks and pushed notions of education and self-improvement throughout Polonia. Paryski, meanwhile, built a publishing empire that earned him the nickname "The Polish Hearst." Detailed and incisive, The Polish Hearst opens the door on the long-overlooked world of ethnic publishing and the amazing life of one of its towering figures. "Who says creating a virtual community based on sharing information across space is new? Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann's insightful study of Antoni Paryski, aka the Polish Hearst, the ethnic newspaper Ameryka-Echo, and the reader-writers who contributed to that Polish American paper, broadens our understanding of the letters of mobile people and how they created an ethnic public sphere."--Suzanne M. Sinke, author of Dutch Immigrant Women in the United States, 1880-1920 "The author has done an uncommon job in thoroughly analyzing a significant ethnic newspaper and inserting it into the mainstream of contemporary print culture studies. The role of readers as authors is examined in detail and shows how very much more there is to be done with ethnic print, which has played too little a part in scholarship to date."--James P. Danky, author of The German-American Radical Press: The Shaping of Political Culture, 1850-1940 "In relating this resonant, deeply researched and broadly conceived story of Antoni Paryski, the classically self-made Polish American publisher, the author provides important insights into ethnicity, the hard-won American identities of the immigrants and their children, and the nature of community in modern, culturally diverse societies."--David A. Gerber, University at Buffalo Distinguished Professor of History "Well-written and broadly contextualized, this study about a key Polish American immigrant newspaper serves as an excellent starting point for anybody interested in the history of Polish Americans and the immigrant press in the United States during the twentieth century. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann opens a fresh perspective on the transformation of Polish America between the period of mass immigration around 1900 and the decline of ethnic life in recent decades."--Tobias Brinkmann, author of Sundays at Sinai: A Jewish Congregation in Chicago "Does an admirable job in placing Antoni A. Paryski, the Ameryka-Echo, and his book publishing business firmly in the history not only of the Polish immigrant community, but within the historical context of Polish history, particularly the Positivist movement, and the history of journalism."--Dominic A. Pacyga, author of Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago: Workers on the South Side, 1880-1922 
Price: 57.00 USD
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19 JOVANOVICH, WILLIAM. Now, Barabbas.
Harper & Row, New York: 1964. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Library discard. 

Price: 4.75 USD
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20 JOVANOVICH, WILLIAM. Now, Barabbas.
Harper & Row, New York: 1964. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 4.75 USD
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