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by Henry B. Wheatley


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By 1898, books had become more affordable than they had been in the past, leading to greater literacy and a barometer of society's cultural and intellectual status. Using price points to trace the history of publishing and reading, the author considers manuscript prices, booksellers, auctions throughout the centuries, and prices of the earliest printed books.  Read more...


 
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By 1898, books had become more affordable than they had been in the past, leading to greater literacy and a barometer of society's cultural and intellectual status. Using price points to trace the history of publishing and reading, the author considers manuscript prices, booksellers, auctions throughout the centuries, and prices of the earliest printed books.


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  • ISBN: 9781411456587
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Date: Oct 2011
 
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