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THE REACH OF PRINT, MAKING, SELLING AND USING BOOKS. Peter Isaac, Barry McKay

THE REACH OF PRINT, MAKING, SELLING AND USING BOOKS.

New Castle, Delaware & Winchester, England: Oak Knoll Press & St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1998. small 8vo. Hardback printed covers. 230 pages. First edition. Second volume of the series PRINT NETWORKS. More than a century has passed since W. H. Allnut's paper on provincial printing was presented at the meeting of the Library Association in 1878. This topic has now moved to the forefront of investigating the history of the book. The annual Seminar on the..... READ MORE

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                           Contents

List of Contributors   vii 

Editorial   ix

RJ GOULDEN              Print Culture in the Kentish Weald    1

DAVID SHAW &            James Abree (1691?-1768): Canterbury's 
SARAH GRAY              First 'Modern' Printer    21

PHILIP HENRY JONES      The Welsh Wesleyan Bookroom, 1824-8: A 
                        New Set of Printing Accounts    37

MARGARET COOPER         A Snuff-Box from the King of Prussia: The 
                        Remarkable Career of Benjamin Maund, 
                        Bookseller, Druggist & Botanist 
                        1790-1864    51

BARRY McKAY             Cumbrian Chapbook Cuts: Some Sources 
                        and Other Versions    65

JOHN MORRIS             A Bothy Ballad & its Chapbook Source    85

FIONA A. BLACK          Book Distribution to the Scottish and 
                        Canadian Provinces, 1750-1820: Examples 
                        of Methods and Availability    103

BILL BELL               'Pioneers of Literature': The Commercial 
                        Traveller in the Early 19th Century    121

MICHAEL POWELL &        Penny Capitalism in the Manchester Book 
TERRY WYKE              Trade: The Case of James Weatherley    135

PETER ISAAC             Charles Elliot and Spilsbury's Antiscorbutic 
                        Drops    157

SHEILA HINGLEY          Elham Parish Library    175

MICHAEL PERKIN          Parochial Libraries: Founders and Readers 
                        191

IAIN BEAVAN             'The Best Library that ever the North
                        Pairtes of Scotland Saw': Thomas Reid 
                        (Latin Secretary to James VI) and his Books 
                        205

Index    221