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The Book History Reader 2nd Edition

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About the Author

David Finkelstein is Research Professor of Media and Print Culture at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. He is author of The House of Blackwood: Author–Publisher Relations in the Victorian Era and co-author (with Alistair McCleery) of An Introduction to Book History.

Alistair McCleery is Professor of Literature and Culture at Napier University, Edinburgh, and Director of the Scottish Centre for the Book. He is co-editor of The Bibliotheck.


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (December 7, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415359481
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415359481
  • Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 6.8 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #251,377 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By D. Job on December 24, 2008
Format: Paperback
This book covers so much information regarding the history of the book and it is easy reading. From changes through the ages of paper, printing, publishing, authors and the shape of the book itself it covers social aspects of how and why the changes occurred.
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