English Books and Readers 1603-1640: Being a Study in the History of the Book Trade in the Reigns of James I and Charles I

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Cambridge University Press, 8 de fev. de 1990 - 268 páginas
This third volume of English Books and Readers, first published in 1970, carries the story of the English book trade down to the eve of the Civil War. The author gives an account of the total output of books and pamphlets in the period, irrespective of their qualities as literature.
 

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The inception of a book
1
Patronage
23
The regulation of the book trade
40
Piracy
59
Translation and translators
67
Literacy
78
The variety of books
87
2 Law
118
5 Information
149
6 Arithmetic astronomy and popular science
159
7 Geography travel and adventure
167
8 History
172
9 News
179
10 Literature
189
Printers booksellers and readers
199
Select Bibliography
238

3 Education
127
4 Medicine
140

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