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THE LITERATURE OF THE BOOK
(Logos).

THE LITERATURE OF THE BOOK.

UK: LOGOS, 2005. 6" x 9" stiff paper wrappers. 120 pages. First edition. This 120-page book was created and published by Logos: The Journal of the World Book Community. Fifteen corresponding contributors helped to cast a useful descriptive bibliography, which would inform the book professions about the best books written by, about and for them. This book becomes the overall critical guide for the world of Books About Books. This guide is an overall collection..... READ MORE

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CONTENTS ...

The matrix of the book  iv

Introduction  v

History of the book Richard Abel and Beth Luey  1

Authorship Mark LeFanu and Gary Ink  14 

Editing Barbara Horn  16

Indexing Hazel Bell  20

Production and design Douglas Williamson  26

Publishing Jack Walsdorf  39

Books as a business Eric de Bellaigue  46

Book marketing Eric Newman  56

Reference Eric Newman  60

Publishing development Ian Montagnes  66

Electronic books Jane Dorner  71

Copyright Charles Clark  80

Education for publishing Ian McGowan  83

Academic publishing Colin Day  87

Biographies and autobiographies Gordon Graham  9I

Company histories Gordon Graham  95

Retail Bookselling Ian Norrie and Gary Ink  99

libraries and librarianship Michael Gorman  103

Reading and book collecting Jack Walsdorf  111

Notesoncontributors  119