Writers, books, and trade : an eighteenth-century English miscellany for William B. Todd /
edited by O M Brack, Jr.
New York : AMS Press, 1994.
x, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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New York : AMS Press, 1994.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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
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