Publishing business in eighteenth-century England / James Raven.

Many more people encountered newspapers, business press products or jobbing print than the glamorous books of the Enlightenment. This book looks at the way in which print effected a business revolution.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Raven, James, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Woodbridge, Suffolk : The Boydell Press, 2014.
Series:People, markets, goods ; v. 3.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Frontcover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Dates, Booksellers, Founts and Intaglio; List of Abbreviations; 1. The Mediation of the Press; 2. England and the Uneven Economic Miracle; 3. The Printed and the Printers; Common printing; Printing-house practice; Type and intaglio; 4. Serviced by Stationery and Printing; Paper, ledgers and binding; Local jobbing work and regulation; The printer's office and bookshop; 5. Printing and the City of London; Clients and the city printers; Clients and the city printers; Legal business and official revenues; Stocks, shares and banknotes.
  • Insurance work6. Advertising; Newspapers; 7. The Advertisers; Attracting custom; 8. Intelligence; Currents, bills of entry and marine lists; Commercial journalism; An encouragement to projects; 9. Instruction and Guidance; Guides to book-keeping; Other business manuals; Desktop and office guides; Directories; Almanacs and pocketbooks; 10. Wider Discussion; Interest in trade; The readership; The writers; The press and education; 11. Business, Publishing and the Gentleman Reader; Guides to good management; The future of the nation; Histories; Sermons; Tracts and magazines; Conclusion.