9781873040614

The Mighty Engine: The Printing Press and Its Impact

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    9781873040614

  • ISBN10:

    187304061X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: Oak Knoll Pr
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Editorial
'Worthy of the poets and worthy of a gentleman": Publishing Gorchestion Beirdd Cymru (1773)p. 1
The Potter Family of Haverfordwest, 1780-1875p. 13
Padlars and Mercers as Distributors of Print in Early-Modern Walesp. 23
'Business is Awful Bad in these Parts': New Evidence for the Pre-1914 Decline of the Welsh-Language Book Tradep. 33
George Nicholson and His Cambrian Traveller's Guidep. 43
William Ford and Edinburgh Cultural Society at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Centuryp. 57
Advertising Judiciously: Scottish Nineteenth-Century Publishers and the British Marketp. 69
The Coming of Print to York, c. 1490-1550p. 79
Sturdy Rogues and Vagabonds: Restoration Control of Pedlars and Hawkersp. 89
Printing at the Red-Well: an early Norwich Press through the Eyes of Contemporariesp. 97
Canterbury's External Links: Book-Trade Relations at the Regional and National Level in the Eighteenth Centuryp. 107
William Flackton, 1709-1798, Canterbury Bookseller and Musicianp. 121
Books Returned, Accounts Unsettled and Gifts of Country Food: Customer Expectations around 1700p. 131
Newspapers in Huntingdonshire in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuriesp. 143
Chapbooks and Primers, Piety, Poetry and Classics: the Mozleys of Gainsboroughp. 153
John Ware, Printer and Bookseller of Whitehaven: a Year from his Day-booksp. 163
Some Radical Printers and Booksellers of Leicester c.1790-1850p. 175
Book Publishing from the English Provinces in the late Nineteenth Century: Report on Work in Progressp. 185
Indexp. 197
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