Economic survey of the book industry, 1930-1931

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Bowker, 1949 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 368 pages
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Contents

PART ONE FINDINGS
1
Growth of Education 18901928 Facing fage 42
2
Readers or Book Buyers?
17
TABLES OF STATE ANALYSES AND INDICES PAGE I Distribution of Population
20
Distribution of Literate Population
21
Distribution of Urban Population
23
Distribution of Population in Professional Services
24
School Attendance at 18 Years and Over
25
Advance Royalties to Authors
142
Arts and Sciences of Publishing
154
Percentage of Income Received from Leading Titles
186
CHAPTER PACE
196
Production of Titles of Different Classes Facing fage
202
Cumulative Percentage Sales Ten Fiction Titles Facing fage
206
The Publisher and Manufacturing
210
To the Point of Distribution
224

Index of Library Development and Use
26
Index of Literary Periodical Reading
27
Index of Magazine Reading
28
Index of Magazine Reading Women and Children
29
Magazine and Newspaper Reading
30
Distribution of Available Income
31
Retail Sales
32
Indices of Sales of Necessities
33
Index of Retail Sales of Luxuries
35
Index of Automobile Ownership
36
Literacy Cultural factors Vocation Reading habits
37
women spend in home making table p 44 Work of the libra
51
Readers and frequency of radio listening table p 53 Com
58
Cultural and Economic Indices
62
Potential and Actual Sales of Books
63
The potential index In the South General raising of
65
CHAPTER PACE
73
The Author and the Agent
131
Relative Proportions of Authors Income Facing fage
134
CHAPTER PACE
139
Distribution of Best Book Outlets
235
Distribution of Small Book Outlets
236
Distribution of Outlets by Type
237
Distribution of Listed Outlets
239
Places without Listed Book Outlets 50009999 Popu lation
240
Population
241
Urban Population without Listed Book Outlets
244
Ratio of All Retail Stores to Book Outlets
245
Percentage Sales By Territory
249
Book Sales and Distribution Effectiveness
250
CHAPTER PACE
270
Bookseller to Reader
281
Distribution of the Booksellers Dollar
282
Percentage of Years Sales in Each Month Book Sales
304
p 304 The booksellers buying year table p 304
304
CHAPTER PACE
311
PART TWO RECOMMENDATIONS
321
Increasing Reading and Book Buying
327
Accelerating the Flow of Money
335
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