The nature and uses of eighteenth-century book subscription lists by Hugh Reid

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Booksellers and bookselling -- Great Britain -- Colportage, subscription trade, etc. -- History -- 18th century,
  • Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Authors and readers -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHugh Reid ; with a foreword by John Vance.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ325 .R45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24109688M
ISBN 100773437576
ISBN 109780773437579
LC Control Number2010004850
OCLC/WorldCa526111331

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