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catalogue of the most vendible books in England

William London

catalogue of the most vendible books in England

orderly and alphabetically digested : under the heads of divinity, history, physick, and chyrurgery, law, arithmetick, geometry, astrologie, dialling, measuring land and timber, gageing, navigation, architecture, horsmanship, faulconry, merchandize, limning, military discipline, heraldry, fortification and fire-works, husbandry, gardening, romances, poems, playes, &c. : with Hebrew, Greek, and Latin books, for schools and scholars : the like work never yet performed by any.

by William London

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Published by [s.n.] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare books -- Bibliography,
  • Catalogs, Booksellers" -- England,
  • Learning and scholarship

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAn introduction to the use of books
    ContributionsEisen, Sol (bookplate)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[248] p.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16994860M

    Rylands, W. Belfast, Catalogs became a way for booksellers to share their wares with potential buyers. Advertisements of new books, especially those issued by subscription, are also to be found in newspapers, and critical notices of books begin to appear in reviews. Anne submitted to the Puritan life in Boston by becoming a part of the church. In addition, religious groups like the Quakers and Presbyterians were looking for ways to extend their ministry through book sales.

    Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent. She penned her internal fights over the promises of heaven and the present state of personal sensory enjoyment. The Book of Prophecies was not really a book, but a collection of writings that Columbus planned to present to the Spanish sovereigns. Family Anne Dudley is thought to have married her husband, Simon Bradstreet in the year Benjamin Franklin: Writer and Printer.

    Their life was hugely Spartan, and they had little or nothing to call theirs at the time. Hill, Joseph. Cottle, Joseph. Book History, 12, In addition, religious groups like the Quakers and Presbyterians were looking for ways to extend their ministry through book sales. Published monthly.


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Timperley, C. Barwick, G. Family Anne Dudley is thought to have married her husband, Simon Bradstreet in the year Edited by Arber, Edward. Shaylor, Joseph The modern system of bookselling dates from soon after the introduction of printing. The image was created in thr 17th century by Abraham Bosse.

A memoir of the York press in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. Volume XI. Scottish Historical Review. After the Licensing Act formalized the procedure for setting up a printing press, one can see above, presses began to spread through the provinces at a fairly steady rate. The Restoration of restored the office of Licenser of the Press, which continued until Arawak men and women, naked, tawny, and full of wonder, emerged from their villages onto the island's beaches and swam out to get a closer look at the strange big boat.

Trade Lists of Current Publications. Edmund Curll, bookseller: with a faithfull copy of his will and testament. Aberdeen, Dredge, J. The publishing house of Rivington. In short, they argue, when the Statute of Anne introduced a legal regime that regulated the London book market and extended printing rights to all English cities, it created a plethora of opportunities for publishers outside of London to reprint successful London works for easy financial gain.

Shaylor concludes that during this time "the reprinting in its entirety of an successful work without the sanction of either author or publisher was a common practice. Main article: History of bookselling In Rometoward the end of the republicit became the fashion to have a library, and Roman booksellers carried on a flourishing trade.

Jacob Tonson Jacob Tonson c. It is significant of the prevailing taste of the time that more than two-thirds of the books in this list come under the heading divinity. This bibliographical text provides insights into booksellers and their books. Prefixed to an edn.

He became a bookseller, but his wife Elizabeth managed the business. Edinburgh Bibliographical Society Papers. Books could be found on a wide range of topics. Howsam, Leslie June The Modern Library was founded in to provide working-class people with access to classics.

Anecdotes, observations and characters of books and men. Privately printed, Plymouth, This collection of price data has fairly good historical coverage, with at least one hundred price observations for most years in the eighteenth century.

Most years have good representation of octavo and quarto book sizes, and relatively strong coverage for folios towards the start of the century and duodecimos towards the end of the century. So much had bookselling increased during the Protectorate that, inwas published A Catalogue of the most Vendible Books in England by W.

Anne Bradstreet

London. A bad time immediately followed. Although there were provincial booksellers the centre of the trade was St. Paul's Churchyard. The sales were announced in the newspaper.

A catalogue was produced to describe the items for sale. The sale was described as a "Most Valuable and Select Library of Books, the principal part of which are in superb Bindings, and forming in the whole, one of the most choice and elegant Collections ever submitted to Public Sale.".

Sep 12,  · If Books be the Spectacles we see through to all Learning, let's then use them so; branch them forth, and spread their Knowledge.

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