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Publishing and Readership in Revolutionary France and America


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A Symposium at the Library of Congress, Sponsored by the Centre for the Book and the European Division.

Author: ARMBRUSTER, Carol (Editor).

Published by: Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut.  1993.

235 x 155mm, half-title, title, xv, iii, 215p. Plain end-leaves. Bound in green cloth over boards. Silver lettered on black ground panels to front board and spine. 

A Foreword and Introduction by Armbruster. Sections on ‘Publishing as a Profession’, Publishing and the Law, ‘Reading’ and ‘Colecting and Using Materials’.  A varied content featuring aspects of life, society and practice, including that of book collecting in the eighteenth century.  Quite RARE in the first edition.

As published condition.