Item #15822 The English Book Trade : An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books. Marjorie Plant.
The English Book Trade : An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books
The English Book Trade : An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books
The English Book Trade : An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books
The English Book Trade : An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books
The English Book Trade : An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books
The English Book Trade : An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books

The English Book Trade : An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1974.

Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Item #15822
ISBN: 0046550127

Tape glue residue on cover, light edge foxing, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Classic work on the history of the English book trade. "This scholarly and entertaining work has been in constant demand since its first publication in 1939, and is now issued in a third edition with statistical and other data revised to 1970 or after. It presents the results of original research into the economic aspects of the transition from the medieval manuscript to the modern printed book, the problems of supply of materials and labour created by the introduction of machinery, and the growth of the literary market." ; 520 pages.

Price: $29.95

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