The romance of book selling : a history from the earliest times to the twentieth century / by Frank A. Mumby ; with a bibliography by W.H. Peet Mumby, Frank Arthur 1872-1954

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Mumby, Frank Arthur 1872-1954
Booksellers and bookselling - Great Britain.; Great Britain.; Booksellers and bookselling - Great Britain - History.
  • The beginnings of the book world.
  • Through the dark ages.
  • The dawn of printing.
  • The book trade under Queen Elizabeth.
  • Shakespeare's publishers.
  • Through the reign of James I.
  • Charles I. and the commonwealth.
  • The restoration and the revolution.
  • The early eighteenth century.
  • In Dr. Johnson's day.
  • The end of the golden age of bookselling.
  • The last half-century.
  • Publishers of to-day.
  • Appendix I. The original charter of the Stationers' company, granted by Philip and Mary, 1557.
  • Appendix II. Bibliography of publishing and bookselling. By W. H. Peet <Reprinted (with additions) from Notes and queries>
  • Index.
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