The British Book Trade
This book supersedes all bibliographies on the bibliography of British authors and authorship, bibliography itself, book collecting, bookbinding, book illustration, bookselling, censorship, copyright, libraries, literacy, papermaking, printing, publishing, textual criticism, and typography until 1890. It illustrates the social and technological development of British book crafts and industries. . Large areas of the history and practices of the British book trades are opened to scholarly study for the first time.