Boulder: Hamilton Press, (1979). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xv, (iii), 142 pages. First edition. A how to book that helps with writing a book, learning how to self publish and sell it and controlling the profits. Illustrated. Includes a glossary. READ MORE
New York & London: R.R. Bowker, 1980 and 1983. 8vo. cloth, dust jackets. xxviii,482; xxxvi,607 pages. 2 volumes. First edition. Tips and techniques for the sale and promotion of scientific, technical, professional, and scholarly books and journals. Volume One covers over 500 areas of book promotion such as direct mail, advertising techniques, mailing lists, exhibits and more. With a glossary, 4 appendices, and index. Volume Two broadens the coverage presented in the earlier volume, and... READ MORE
With an introduction by Sidney F. Huttner.
New York & London: Garland Publishing, 1990. 8vo. cloth. (viii), xi, 129 pages with 28 full page plates; 15 pages followed by 13 plates. With an introduction by Sidney F. Huttner. Facsimile reprints of ON BOOKBINDINGS, ANCIENT AND MODERN (Mejer no.54; Brenni no.321) and ON ORNAMENTAL ART AS APPLIED TO ANCIENT AND MODERN BOOKBINDING (Mejer no.53; Brenni no.181). Part of The History of Bookbinding Technique and Design Series edited by Sidney F. Huttner. ON BOOKBINDINGS... READ MORE
Hamburg: Buchmarkt-Forschung, 1974. 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. 598 pages. Volume one of this handbook serves as an excellent general introduction to the book trade; it provides a history of the book trade and covers both the international and the German book trade. In addition to subjects like publicity work, market research, and the rights of authors and publishers, the volume also addresses libraries and library science, bibliography, and book collecting. Indexed. READ MORE
Hamburg: Buchmarkt-Forschung, 1971. 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. 610 pages. Volume three of this handbook covers retail bookselling, giving the basics of bookselling as well as specific topics such as marketing and organization, warehousing, selling, and financing. Indexed. Some wear to front board. READ MORE
Stuttgart: C.E. Poeschel, (1935). 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards. viii, 272, (4) pages. Describes the book trade in twenty-five countries around the world and gives addresses of booksellers and publishers in each country. Bookplate on front pastedown. READ MORE
Manila and Ottawa: International Rice Research Institute and International Development Research Centre, (1991). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xvi,429 pages; vii,107 pages. 2 volumes. Review copy. First volume-A training manual. Second volume-A handbook for trainers. Covers all aspects of the publication process. Correspondence between reviewer and publisher laid in first volume. READ MORE