Catalogue


Writers, books, and trade : an eighteenth-century English miscellany for William B. Todd /
edited by O M Brack, Jr.
imprint
New York : AMS Press, 1994.
description
x, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0404635199
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
imprint
New York : AMS Press, 1994.
isbn
0404635199
catalogue key
821275
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Selling One's Life: James Lackington, Eighteenth-Century Booksellers, and the Design of Autobiographyp. 1
Women in the Eighteenth-Century Book Tradesp. 25
Three Bankruptcies in the London Book Trade, 1746-61: Rivington, Knapton, and Osbornep. 77
Using Newspaper Advertisements to Study the Book Trade: A Year in the Life of Mary Cooperp. 123
Slaves or Freemen - The Case of William Bowyer, Father and Son, Printers of London, 1699-1777p. 145
Provincial Subscribers to the Monthly and Critical Reviews, and Their Book Purchasingp. 157
Further Observations on the Incidence and Interpretation of Press Figuresp. 177
Press Figures in America: The Shop of Thomas Dobsonp. 201
Unauthorized Editions of Pope's Dunciad, 1728-1751p. 221
Master Arthur and the Boys: Author, Editor, and Compositor in Fielding's Ameliap. 243
Tobias Smollett Puffs his Historiesp. 267
William Strahan and Laurence Sternep. 289
John Freeth: The Birmingham Poetp. 299
Bonnell Thornton, Reviewer: Evolution of a Techniquep. 335
Johnson's Shakespeare (1765): The Progress of a Subscriptionp. 355
A Bibliography of John Brown: A Supplementp. 367
Mount and Page Imprints, 1684-1800p. 389
Indexp. 397
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

This information is provided by a service that aggregates data from review sources and other sources that are often consulted by libraries, and readers. The University does not edit this information and merely includes it as a convenience for users. It does not warrant that reviews are accurate. As with any review users should approach reviews critically and where deemed necessary should consult multiple review sources. Any concerns or questions about particular reviews should be directed to the reviewer and/or publisher.

  link to old catalogue

Report a problem