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The Perilous Trade

The Perilous Trade

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The Perilous Trade: Publishing Canada's Writers

by MacSkimming, Roy

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  • Hardcover
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Fine in Fine DJ
ISBN 10
0771054939
ISBN 13
9780771054938
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Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 2003. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ. Brown boards with gilt lettering and graphics on the spine. FIRST EDITION. The book is new and unread. DJ is crisp. Illustrated. "Combining cultural history with literary memoir, Roy MacSkimming takes readers on a revealing journey inside the world of books. An intimate yet sweeping account of the adventurous spirits who built our publishing industry, 'The Perilous Trade' will fascinate all who love Canadian writing." 464 pages.

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Roy MacSkimming is a professional writer and a published novelist. He has been literary editor of The Toronto Star and is now director of the Association of Canadian Publishers. Roy MacSkimming and his wife, Suzette, have lived in Europe and raised two sons. From the Hardcover edition.

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Bookseller
Olmstead Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
6036
Title
The Perilous Trade
Author
MacSkimming, Roy
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine in Fine DJ
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN 10
0771054939
ISBN 13
9780771054938
Publisher
McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Published
2003
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