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The Resource Steam-powered knowledge : William Chambers and the business of publishing, 1820-1860, Aileen Fyfe

Steam-powered knowledge : William Chambers and the business of publishing, 1820-1860, Aileen Fyfe

Label
Steam-powered knowledge : William Chambers and the business of publishing, 1820-1860
Title
Steam-powered knowledge
Title remainder
William Chambers and the business of publishing, 1820-1860
Statement of responsibility
Aileen Fyfe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fyfe, Aileen
Dewey number
070.5094109034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chambers, William
  • Chambers, Robert
  • William and Robert Chambers
  • George Routledge and Sons
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Railroads
Label
Steam-powered knowledge : William Chambers and the business of publishing, 1820-1860, Aileen Fyfe
Link
https://opac.eui.eu/client/en_GB/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:381119/one
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-301) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: the flood of cheap print -- W. & R. Chambers and the market for print -- Part I. Organizing a proper system of publishing -- Industrial book production -- Reaching a national market -- Production and steam power -- New formats for information -- Reaching an overseas market -- A modern printing establishment -- Part II. Railways and competition -- The coming of the railways -- Centralizing business in Edinburgh -- Routledge and the new competition -- Railway bookstalls -- Instruction in the railway marketplace -- The dignitaries of the trade take on Routledge -- Part III. Steamships and transatlantic business -- Transatlantic opportunities -- Getting to know the American market -- The dissemination of cheap instruction -- A new spirit of engagement -- Building relationships with Boston and Philadelphia -- Piracy and shipwreck! -- Epilogue
Control code
FIEb17334792
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 313 pages
Isbn
9780226276519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)741937777
Label
Steam-powered knowledge : William Chambers and the business of publishing, 1820-1860, Aileen Fyfe
Link
https://opac.eui.eu/client/en_GB/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:381119/one
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-301) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: the flood of cheap print -- W. & R. Chambers and the market for print -- Part I. Organizing a proper system of publishing -- Industrial book production -- Reaching a national market -- Production and steam power -- New formats for information -- Reaching an overseas market -- A modern printing establishment -- Part II. Railways and competition -- The coming of the railways -- Centralizing business in Edinburgh -- Routledge and the new competition -- Railway bookstalls -- Instruction in the railway marketplace -- The dignitaries of the trade take on Routledge -- Part III. Steamships and transatlantic business -- Transatlantic opportunities -- Getting to know the American market -- The dissemination of cheap instruction -- A new spirit of engagement -- Building relationships with Boston and Philadelphia -- Piracy and shipwreck! -- Epilogue
Control code
FIEb17334792
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 313 pages
Isbn
9780226276519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)741937777

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