A History of Booksellers, the Old and the New
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A History of Booksellers, the Old and the New

By Henry Curwen
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  • A HISTORY OF BOOKSELLERS, THE OLD AND THE NEW.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE BOOKSELLERS OF OLDEN TIMES.
  • THE LONGMAN FAMILY. CLASSICAL AND EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE.
  • CONSTABLE, CADELL, AND BLACK. THE “EDINBURGH REVIEW,” “WAVERLEY NOVELS,” AND “ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA.”
  • JOHN MURRAY: BELLES-LETTRES AND TRAVELS.
  • WILLIAM BLACKWOOD: “BLACKWOOD’S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE.”
  • CHAMBERS, KNIGHT, AND CASSELL: “LITERATURE FOR THE PEOPLE.”
  • HENRY COLBURN: THREE VOLUME NOVELS AND LIGHT LITERATURE.
  • THE RIVINGTONS, THE PARKERS, AND JAMES NISBET: RELIGIOUS LITERATURE.
  • BUTTERWORTH AND CHURCHILL: TECHNICAL LITERATURE.
  • EDWARD MOXON: POETICAL LITERATURE.
  • KELLY AND VIRTUE: THE “NUMBER” TRADE.
  • THOMAS TEGG: BOOK-AUCTIONEERING AND THE “REMAINDER TRADE.”
  • THOMAS NELSON: CHILDREN’S LITERATURE AND “BOOK-MANUFACTURING.”
  • SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, AND CO.: COLLECTING FOR THE COUNTRY TRADE.
  • CHARLES EDWARD MUDIE: THE LENDING LIBRARY.
  • W. H. SMITH AND SON: RAILWAY LITERATURE.
  • PROVINCIAL BOOKSELLERS.
  • FOOTNOTES
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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