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ISAAC, Peter [Editor] SIX CENTURIES OF THE PROVINCIAL BOOK TRADE.
Winchester: St Paul’s Bibliographies, 1990. 8vo, (217x152mm), xii,212p. 6 plates. Laminated hardback boards. £18.50 (Stock reference 10259)
The precursor of the Print Networks series containing:
- F.W. Ratcliffe, The Contribution of Book-trade Studies to Scholarship.
- A.I. Doyle, The English Provincial Book Trade before Printing.
- Paul Morgan, The Provincial Book Trade before the End of the Licensing Act.
- David Pearson, Cambridge Bindings in Cosin's Library Durham.
- Jeremy Black, The English Provincial Press in the Eighteenth Century.
- Ian Maxted, Mobility and Innovation in the Book Trades - Some Devon Examples.
- P.J. Wallis, Cross-Regional Connexions.
- Eiluned Rees, The Welsh Printing House from 1718 to 1818.
- Wesley McCann, Patrick Neill and the Origins of Belfast Printing.
- Vincent Kinane & Charles Benson, Some Late 18th- and early 19th- Dublin Printers Accounts Books. Michael Perkin, Hampshire Notices of Printing Presses 1799-1867.
- Adam McNaughton, A Century of Saltmarket Literature 1790-1890.
- Brian Hillyard, Working Towards a History of Scottish Book Collecting.
ISAAC, Peter & Barry McKAY [Editors] IMAGES & TEXTS. Their production and distribution in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Winchester: St Paul’s Bibliographies, 1997. 8vo, (218x150mm), xiv,188p. 23 illustrations. Laminated hardback boards. £25.00 (Stock reference 258)
- Diana Dixon, Northamptonshire Newspapers.
- Martin Holmes, Samuel Gamidge Bookseller in Worcester.
- John Gavin, Cumbrian Literary Institutions: Cartmel & Furness.
- Barry McKay, Three Cumbrian Chapbook Printers: the Dunns of Whitehaven and Ann Bell & Anthony Soulby of Penrith.
- John Morris, Scottish Ballads and Chapbooks.
- Brenda Scragg, Some Sources for Manchester Printing in the Nineteenth Century.
- Philp Henry Jones, Welsh Language Publishing in the Nineteenth Century.
- Iain Beavan, Aberdeen University Press and the Scottish Typographical Association.
- Peter Lord, Welsh Images & Images of Wales in the Popular Press.
ISAAC, Peter & Barry McKAY [Editors] THE REACH OF PRINT. Making, selling and using books.
Winchester: St Paul’s Bibliographies; New Castle, DE.: Oak Knoll Press 1998. 8vo, (218x150mm), x,228p. 26 illustrations and maps. Laminated hardback boards. £12.00 (stock reference 31)
- R. J. Goulden, Print Culture in the Kentish Weald.
- David Shaw & Sarah Gray, James Abree: Canterbury’s First ‘Modern’ Printer.
- Philip Henry Jones, The Welsh Wesleyan Bookroom.
- Margaret Cooper, A Snuff-box for the king of Prussia: the remarkable Career of Benjamin Maund.
- Barry McKay, Cumbrian Chapbook Cuts: Some Sources and Other Versions.
- John Morris, A Bothy Ballad and its Chapbook Source.
- Fiona Black, Book Distribution to the Scottish and Canadian Provinces.
- Bill Bell, ‘Pioneers of Literature’: Commercial Travellers in the Early 19th Century.
- Michael Powell & Terry Wyke, Penny Capitalism in the Manchester Book Trade: the Case of James Wetherley.
- Peter Isaac, Charles Elliot and Spilsbury’s Antiscorbutic Drops.
- Sheila Hingley, Elham Parish Library.
- Michael Perkin, Parochial Libraries: Founders and Readers.
- Iain Beavan, ‘The best Library that ever the North Pairtes of Scotland Saw’: Thomas Reid and his Books.
ISAAC, Peter & Barry McKAY [Editors]. THE HUMAN FACE OF THE BOOK TRADE. Print culture and its creators.
Winchester: St Paul’s Bibliographies, 1999. 8vo, (218x150mm), x,228p. 4 illustrations. Out of print.
- Paul Morgan, Henry Cotton and W.H. Allnutt: Two Pioneer Book-Trade Historians.
- David Stoker, The Country Book Trade 1784-85.
- Stephen W. Brown, William Smellie and the Printer’s Role in the Eighteenth-Century Edinburgh Book Trade.
- Richard B Sher, William Buchan’s Domestic Medicine: Laying Book History Open.
- Jonathan Sanderson, Medical Secrets and the Book Trade: Ownership of the Copy of the College of Physicians’ Pharmacopeia (1618-50).
- Warren McDougall, Charles Elliot and the London Booksellers in the Early Years.
- Peter Isaac, Charles Elliot and the English Provincial Book Trade.
- Philip Henry Jones, Scotland and the Welsh-Language Book Trade During the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century.
- Iain Beavan, ‘Spreading the Hell-hounds of Jealousy and Discord’: the Aberdeen Shaver and its Times.
- Brenda Scragg, William Ford, Manchester Bookseller.
- Michael Powell & Terry Wyke, At the Fall of the Hammer: Auctioneering Books in Manchester 1700-1850.
- Barry McKay , Niche Marketing in the Nineteenth Century: The Shepherds’ Guides of the Northern Counties.
- Graeme Forbes, The Edward Clark Collection at Napier University, Edinburgh.
ISAAC, Peter & Barry McKAY [Editors] THE MIGHTY ENGINE. The book trade at work.
Winchester: St Paul’s Bibliographies: New Castle DE.: Oak Knoll Press,. 2000. 8vo, (218x150mm), xii,205p. 6 illustrations. Laminated hardback boards. £25.00 (Stock reference 4988)
- Chris Baggs, The Potter Family of Haverfordwest 1780-1875.
- Iain Beavan, Advertising Judiciously: Scottish Nineteenth-Century Publishers and the British Market.
- Maureen Bell, Sturdy Rogues and Vagabonds: Restoration Control of Pedlars and Hawkers.
- Audrey Cooper, George Nicholson and His Cambrian Traveller’s Guide.
- Margaret Cooper, Books Returned, Accounts Unsettled and Gifts of Country Food: Customer Expectations at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century; John Mountford, Worcester Bookseller.
- Diana Dixon, Newspapers in Huntingdonshire in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.
- Jim English, Chapbooks & Primers, Piety, Poetry & Classics: the Mozleys of Gainsborough.
- Stacey Gee, The Coming of Print to York, c1490-1550.
- Sarah Gray, William Flackton 1709-1798: Canterbury Bookseller and Musician.
- John Hinks, Some Radical Printers and Booksellers of Leicester c1790-1850.
- Philip Henry Jones, ‘Business is awful bad in these parts’: New Evidence for the Pre-1914 Decline of theWelsh-Language Book Trade.
- Rheinallt Llwyd, ‘Worthy of the poets and worthy of a gentleman’: Publishing Gorchestion Beirdd Cymru (1773).
- Barry McKay, John Ware, Printer and Bookseller of Whitehaven: a Year from His Day-Books 1799-1800.
- Brenda Scragg, William Ford and Edinburgh Cultural Society at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century.
- David Shaw, Canterbury’s External Links: Book-Trade Relations at the Regional and National Level in the Eighteenth Century.
- David Stoker, Printing at the Red-Well: an Early Norwich Press Through the Eyes of Contemporaries.
- Richard Suggett, Pedlars & mercers as Distributors of Print in Early-Modern Wales.
- John R. Turner, Book Publishing from the English Provinces in the Late Nineteenth Century: a Report of Work in Progress.
ISAAC, Peter & Barry McKAY [Editors] THE MOVING MARKET. Continuity and change in the book trade.
New Castle, Oak Knoll Press, 2001. 8vo, (218x150mm), xiv,201p. 18 illustrations. Laminated hardback boards. £12.00 (stock reference 7720)
- Iain Beavan, ‘What Constitutes the Crime which it is Your Pleasure to Punish so mercilessly?’ Scottish Booksellers' Societies in the Nineteenth Century.
- Maureen Bell, Reading in Seventeenth-Century Derbyshire: the Wheatcrofts and their Books.
- Diana Dixon, New Town, New Newspapers: the Development of the Newspaper Press in Nineteenth-Century Middlesbrough.
- John Hinks, The Beginnings of the Book Trade in Leicester.
- David Hounslow, A Moving Market: The Influence of London Books of Street Cries on Provincial Editions to c1830.
- Peter Isaac, Splendide mendax: Publishing Landscape Illustrations of the Bible.
- Philip Henry Jones, The First World War and Welsh-Language Publishing.
- Wallace Kirsop, From Curry’s to Collins Street, or how a Dubliner Became the ‘Melbourne Mudie’.
- Barry McKay, John Atkinson’s ‘Lottery’ Book of 1809: John Locke’s Theory of Education Comes to Workington.
- Lisa Peters, The Troubled History of a Welsh Newspaper Publishing Company: the North Wales Constitutional Newspaper Company Limited 1869-1878.
- Janet Phipps, Book Availability in Ipswich over the Years.
- Michael Powell & Terry Wyke, ‘Aristotle to a Wery Tall Man’: Selling Secondhand Books in Manchester in the 1830s.
- Sydney J. Shep, Mapping the Migration of Paper: Historical Geography and New Zealand Print Culture.
- Richard B. Sher & Hugh Amory, From Scotland to the Strand: the Genesis of Andrew Millar's Bookselling Career.
- Jeffrey Smith, Books and Culture in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Newcastle.
McKAY, Barry, Maureen BELL & John HINKS [Editors]. LIGHT ON THE BOOK TRADE. Essays presented at the Nineteenth Seminar on the British Book Trade in honour of Peter Isaac.
London: British Library; New Castle, DE.: Oak Knoll Press, 2004. 8vo, (218x150mm), viii,216p. illustrations. Laminated hardback boards. £25.00 (stock reference 9574)
- Caroline Archer, Typography in nineteenth century children's readers: the Otley connection.
- Iain Beavan, Staying the course: the Edinburgh cabinet library 1830-1844.
- Margaret Cooper, Influential and mysterious: the career of Septimus Prowett bookseller, publisher and picture dealer.
- Diana Dixon, Paths through the wilderness: recording the history of provincial newspapers in England.
- John Feather, The history of the provincial book trade: a research agenda.
- John Gavin, Literary institutions in the Lake counties Part 4: catalogues.
- R.J. Goulden, False imprints and the Bridger specimen books.
- David N Griffiths, Print privilege and piracy in the Book of Common Prayer.
- John Hinks, John Gregory and the ‘Leicester Journal’.
- David Hounslow, From George III to Queen Victoria: a provincial family and their books.
- Philip Henry Jones, Thomas Gee senior.
- Wallace Kirsop, Baker’s juvenile circulating library in Sydney in the 1840s.
- Lucy Lewis, ‘For no man is an island, divided from the main’ incunable sammelbande.
- Warren McDougall, Charles Elliot’s book adventure in Philadelphia, and the trouble with Thomas Dobson.
- Barry McKay, Peter Isaac: a landmark removed, and Books in Eighteenth-century Whitehaven.
- Michael Powell, Taking stock: the diary of Edmund Harrold of Manchester.
- Brenda J. Scragg, James Everett and the sale of Adam Clarke’s library 1833: a newly discovered manuscript.
- David Stoker, Freeman and Susannah Collins and the spread of English provincial printing.
HINKS, John & Catherine ARMSTRONG [Editors] PRINTING PLACES. Locations of book production & distribution since 1500.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press; London: British Library, 2005. 8vo (217x150mm), xiv,208p. 9 illustrations. A fine copy in original hardback, dustjacket. £25.00 (stock reference 13684)
- Catherine Armstrong, The bookseller and the pedlar: the spread of knowledge of the new world in early modern England, 1580-1640.
- Iain Beavan, John Murray, Richard Griffin and Oliver & Boyd: some supplementary observations.
- Stephen Brown, James Tytler’s misadventures in the late eighteenth century Edinburgh book trade.
- Stephen Colclough, Station to station: the LNWR and the emergence of the railway bookstall, 1840-1875.
- Alice Ford-Smith, Confessions: the midlands execution broadside trade.
- David Hounslow, Self-interested and evil-minded persons: the book trade activites of Thomas Wilson, Robert Spence and Joseph Mawman of York and the Mozleys of Gainsborough.
- Peter Isaac, John Murray II and Oliver & Boyd, his Edinburgh agents, 1819-1835.
- Ian Jackson, The geographies of promotion: a survey of advertising in two eighteenth-century newspapers.
- Graham Law, Imagined local communities: three victorian newspaper novelists.
- Lucy Lewis, The Tavistock Boethius: one of the earliest examples of provincial printing.
- K.A. Manley, Lounging and frivolous literature: subscription and circulating libraries in the west country to 1825.
- Ian Maxted, The production and publication of topographical prints in Devon, c.1790-1870.
- Lisa Peters, Medical advertising in the Wrexham press, 1855-1906.
- David Stoker, Norwich ‘publishing'’in the seventeenth century.
HINKS, John & Catherine ARMSTRONG [Editors] WORLDS OF PRINT. Diversity in the booktrade.
London: British Library & New Castle DE: Oak Knoll Books, 2006. 8vo, (217x152mm), xiv,240p, illustrations. Hardback, dustjacket. £25.00 (stock reference 14388)
- Catherine Armstrong, ‘A just and modest vindication’: comparing the responses of the Scottish and English book trades to the Darien Scheme, 1698-1700.
- Giles Bergel, William Dicey and the networks and places of print culture.
- Stephen Brown, Scottish Freemasonry and learned printing in the later eighteenth century.
- Sarah Miley Cooney, William Somerville Orr, London publisher and printer: The skeleton in W. & R Chambers’s closet.
- Jane Francis, Changing perspectives in a journey through personal, parochial and schoolmasters’ libraries 1600-1750.
- David L. Gants, Lists, inventories and catalogues: shifting modes of ordered knowledge in the early modern book trade.
- Brian Hillyard, David Steuart and Giambattists Bodoni: on the fringes of the British book trade.
- Caroline Viera Jones, A Scottish imprint: George Robertson and The Australian Encyclopaedia.
- Wallace Kirsop, Cole’s Book Arcade: Marvellous Melbourne’s ‘Palace of Intellect’.
- Lucy Lewis, Chapman and Myllar: the first printers in Scotland.
- Nicole Matthews, Collins and the Commonwealth: publisher'’ publicity and the twentieth-century circulation of popular fiction titles.
- Frederick Nesta, Smith, Elder & Co. and the realities of New Grub Street.
- Michael Powell, Do the dead talk?: The Daisy Bank Printing and Publishing Company of Manchester.
- David Shaw, Retail distribution networks in East Kent in the eighteenth century.
- Jane Thomas, ‘Forming the literary tastes of the middle and higher classes’: Elgin’s circulating libraries and their proprietors, 1789-1870.
- Noel Waite, The octopus and its silent teachers: A New Zealand response to the British book trade.
HINKS, John & Catherine ARMSTRONG [Editors] BOOK TRADE CONNECTIONS from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth centuries.
London: British Library, 2008. 8vo, (208x149mm), 282p. Hardback, dustjacket. £25.00 (stock reference 16723)
- John Feather, Others: some reflections on book trade history.
- Angela McShane, Typography matters: brandishing ballads and gelding curates in Stuart England.
- Susannah Randal, Newspapers and their publishers during the popish Plot and Exclusion Crisis.
- Victoria Gardner, John White and the development of print culture in the North East of England, 1711-1769.
- James Caudle, Young Boswell and the London stationers: the authorial collaboration of James Boswell with William Flexney, bookseller and Samuel Chandler, printer, 1763.
- Johanna Archbold, Periodical reactions: the effect of the 1798 revellion and the 1800 Act of Union on the Irish monthly periodical.
- Eddie Cass, The printing history of the peace egg chapbooks.
- Paul Smith, The chapbook mummers plays: analysing ephemeral print traditions.
- Frank Felstein, What middletown read: print netwroks in the nineteenth-century mid-west.
- Lisa Peters, ‘Welsh obscurity to notoriety’ - Lloyd George, the Boer War, and the North Wales press.
- Elaine Jackson, Sievier’s Monthly (1909): pseudonyms and readership in early twentieth century popular fiction.
HINKS, John, Catherine ARMSTRONG & Matthew DAY [Editors] PERIODICALS AND PUBLISHERS. The newspaper and journal trade 1740-1914.
London: British Library, 2009. 8vo, (208x149mm), xii,251p. 13 illustrations and 9 distribution maps. Hardback, dustjacket. £25.00 (stock reference 16861)
- Iain Beavan, Forever provincial? a North British lament.
- Stephen Brown, The market trade for murder and Edinburgh’s eighteenth-century book trade.
- Stephen Colclough, ‘The retail newsagents of Lancashire are on strike’: the dispute between the Lancashire retail newsagents and the 'Northern wholesalers’, February-September 1914.
- Victoria Gardner, Humble pie: John Fletcher, business politics and the Chester Chronicle.
- Graham Hogg, Latter struggles in the life of a provincial bookseller and printer: George Miller of Dunbar, Scotland.
- Maire Kennedy, William Flyn (1740-1811) and the readers of Munster in the second half of the eighteenth century.
- Jennifer Moore, John Ferrar 1742-1804: printer, author and public man.
- Lisa Peters & Kath Skinner, Selling the news: distributing Wrexham’s newspapers 1850-1900.
- Michael Powell & Terry Wyke, Manchester men and Manchester magazines: publishing periodicals in the provinces in the Nineteenth century.
- Ria Snowdon, Sarah Hogdson and the business of print 1800-1822.
- Elizabeth Tilley, National enterprise and domestic periodicals in nineteenth-century Ireland.