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Publishing and Bookselling: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Frank Mumby - Third Edition - 1954 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 973)

Publishing and Bookselling: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

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Publishing and Bookselling: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

by Frank Mumby

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London: Jonathan Cape & R.R. Bowker Co, 1954. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/fair. A very good plus, first thus, new and revised edition (Third edition) from 1954 of this seminal work in bookselling. Brown cloth covers. Binding is sturdy and square. Foxing and toning to endpapers. Dust jacket has a large closed tear. 438 pp. including index. Octavo. This book discusses the history of the written word in Britain, spanning a time period from Roman Britain, through the Dark Ages, to the Modern Day.

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
973
Title
Publishing and Bookselling: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Day
Author
Frank Mumby
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good +
Jacket condition
fair
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Third Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape & R.R. Bowker Co
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1954
Keywords
bibliophile, bibliomania, books, library, scholarly

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Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on the Maya, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.

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