Isaac, Peter and Barry McKay (editors). THE MOVING MARKET: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN THE BOOK TRADE.
New Castle, DE Oak Knoll Press 2001 8vo. Hardback printed covers. 206 pages. First Edition. This title is the fifth in our Print Networks series, an important forum for biblio-scholarship and book history. This work offers fifteen authoritative essays from some of the leading scholars in the field. Their writings discuss a wide range of book trade-related issues and their historical significance.
A list of essays in the book include:
- Books and Culture in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Newcastle by Jeffrey Smith
- The First World War and Welsh Language Publishing by Philip Henry Jones
- . . . Scottish Booksellers Societies in the Nineteenth Century by Iain Beavan
- From Currys to Collins Street, or How a Dubliner Became the Melbourne Mudie by Wallace Kirsop
- Book Availability in Ipswich over the Years by Janet Phipps
- Reading in Seventeenth-Century Derbyshire: the Wheatcrofts and their Books by Maureen Bell
- Splendide mendax: Publishing Landscape Illustrations of the Bible by Peter Isaac
- John Atkinsons Lottery Book of 1809: John Lockes Theory of Education Comes to Workington by Barry McKay
- Beginning of the Book Trade in Leicester by John Hinks
- Aristotle to a Very Tall Man: Selling Secondhand Books in Manchester in the 1830s by Michael Powell & Terry Wyke
- From Scotland to the Strand: the Genesis of Andrew Millars Bookselling Career by Richard B. Sher with Hugh Amory. Covers show some soiling and bumping of corners. Price: $ 9.00
Order nr. 108151
(Isaac, Peter) McKay, Barry, John Hinks & Maureen Bell. LIGHT ON THE BOOK TRADE, ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF PETER ISAAC.
New Castle, DE Oak Knoll Press and The British Library 2004 8vo. Printed hard covers. 210 pages. First edition. A festschrift in honor of the late Peter Isaac. This is the sixth volume in the Print Networks Series and examines British provincial book history of the 18th and 19th centuries. There are 18 important essays by leading scholars, journalists and academics. They reveal interesting and little-known aspects of the history of the book. Authors include Caroline Archer, Maureen Bell, Iain Beavan, Margaret Cooper, Diana Dixon, John Feather, John Gavin, R.J. Goulden, David Griffiths, John Hinks, David Hounslow, Philip Henry Jones, Wallace Kirsop, Lucy Lewis, Warren McDougall, Barry McKay, Michael Powell, Linda Reynolds, Brenda J. Scragg, David Stoker and Sue Walker. Out of print. Price: $ 39.95
Order nr. 71830