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Out of print & into profit : a history of the rare and secondhand book trade in Britain in the twentieth century / edited by Giles Madelbrote
Bib ID 3883597
Format BookBook
Description London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2006 
xviii, 414 p., [32] leaves of plates : ill., facsims, plates, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781584561903
1584561904
Full contents
  • I. Buying : how the trade acquired its stock
  • The role of the auction houses / Frank Herrmann
  • Private buying / Richard Ford
  • Broke trade weeklies / Barry Shaw
  • II. Selling : how the trade sold books
  • A century of innovation in selling books / Paul Minet
  • The London street trade / Michael Harris
  • The bookshops of London / Philippa Bernard
  • Town and country bookshops in Scotland and Northern Ireland / Elizabeth Strong
  • West country bookshops in the 1960s : a memoir / Paul Minet
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Subjects Antiquarian booksellers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Other authors/contributors Mandelbrote, Giles
Also Titled

Out of print and into profit

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