A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New


Curwen, Henry; Leslie Shephard, intro. A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1968. Grey cloth with dull gilt spine titles on blue panel, no jacket, 14.5 by 22 cm, 483 pp. Light wear to the boards and foxing on the edges of the textblock. Originally published by Chatto and Windus in 1873, this volume, in additional to chapters on “booksellers of olden times” and provincial booksellers, includes the Longman family, Constable, Cadell and Black, John Murray, William Blackwood, Chambers, Knight and Cassell, Henry Colburn, the Rivingtons, Parkers and James Nesbet, Butterworth and Churchill, Edward Moxon, Kelly and Virtue, Thomas Tegg, Thomas Nelson, Simpkin, Marshall and Co., Charles Edward Mudie, and W.H. Smith and Sons.

Title: A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New

Author Name: Curwen, Henry; Leslie Shephard, intro.

Categories: Books on Books,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Detroit, Gale: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 1335

Keywords: Booksellers