Getting the books out: papers of the Chicago Conference on the Book in 19th-century America

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Center for the Book, Library of Congress, 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 197 pages
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Getting the books out: trade sales, parcel sales, and book fairs in the nineteenth century United States; From printer publisher: mathew carey and the origins of nineteenth-century book publishing; The subscription publishing network in nineteenth century America;Dissemination of popular books in the midwest and far west during the nineteenth century; "Spiritual cakes upon the waters": the church as a disseminator of the printed word on the Ohio Valley Frontier to 1850; Copyright and books in nineteenth century America; Printing for the instant city: San Francisco at Mid Century; California on Stone, 1880-1906: a proposed sequel to harry Peter's pioneering study; Institutional Book Collecting in the Old Northwest.

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Contents

Mathew Carey and the Origins of
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The Subscription Publishing Network in NineteenthCentury
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Dissemination of Popular Books in the Midwest and Far West
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Copyright

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