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3 edition of How books came to America found in the catalog.

How books came to America

John Hruschka

How books came to America

the rise of the American book trade

by John Hruschka

  • 397 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German imprints,
  • Publishers weekly,
  • Book industries and trade,
  • Publishers and publishing,
  • Booksellers and bookselling,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Hruschka
    SeriesThe Penn State series in the history of the book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ473 .H88 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25004840M
    ISBN 109780271050812
    LC Control Number2011030338

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    The five volumes in A History of the Book in America. offer a sweeping chronicle of our country's print production and culture from colonial times to the end of the twentieth century.. This interdisciplinary, collaborative work of scholarship examines the book trades as they have developed and spread throughout the United States; provides a history of U.S. literary .   Many of us at Oxfam eat books up like we do candy from the communal office candy jar. So when a few of us started comparing notes on what books were on our list for , we had an idea. What if we came together to share some of our favorite books with each other—and with you. Lauren Levine is the direct marketing manager.

    As a writer, Benjamin Franklin was best known for the wit and wisdom he shared with the readers of his popular almanac, Poor Richard, under the pseudonym “Richard Saunders.”In , for his twenty-fifth almanac, Franklin created a clever preface that repeated a number of his maxims from earlier almanacs, framed as an event in which Father Abraham advises a crowd attending a . The My America book series by multiple authors includes books Westward to Home, The Starving Time, Our Strange New Land, and several more. See the complete My America series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.


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