A history of Longmans and their books, 1724-1990: longevity in publishing
"Social historian Briggs tells the story of Longmans' role in the book trade and its international, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural history. The UK's oldest commercial publisher, they have produced numerous books on law, medicine, religion, science, sport, reference, and education. Includes index, over 260 illustrations, and five appendices"--Provided by publisher.
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The Creation of a Business 17241797
The Dynamics of Growth
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