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THE BEGINNINGS OF THE BOOK TRADE IN CANADA, Parker, George L.

Author Name    Parker, George L.

Title   THE BEGINNINGS OF THE BOOK TRADE IN CANADA

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket - (as issued)

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto University of Toronto Press 1985

ISBN Number    0802025471 / 9780802025470

Seller ID   25901

346 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Red cloth binding with black lettering on spine, black and gold lettering on front board with black illustration. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Organization of the Pioneer Book Trade; The Quest for a Colonial Literature; Bookselling from 1820 to 1867; The Mid-Century Revolution in Printing Technology; Building a National Publishing Industry; Towards a Compromise; Conclusions; Notes; Appendices: The Growth of the Printing and Allied Trades 1867-1900; Exports: Statistics Based on the Annual Trade and Navigation Returns 1867-1900; Imports: Ditto; A Selected List of Copyright Acts. Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny tear at bottom of rear hinge, minor corner wear, soft crease at bottom corner/fore-edge of approx. first 35 pages.

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