On the Making and Issuing of Books

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Read Books, 2009 - Business & Economics - 80 pages
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This early works is a fascinating and informative look at the subject with much of the information still practical and useful today. Contents include: The preparation of MS. for the press and the correction of proof sheets, The character, sizes, and names of types, The character and varieties of papers, Of the margins of books, The sizes of books determined, Some methods of illustrating books, The binding of books, The issue of books by publication and by subscription. Copyright and Registration, and Miscellaneous Information....Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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