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The Oxford University Press : An Informal History

by Sutcliffe, P.H

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Used - Near Fine in a slightly faded dustwrapper
Published
1978
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Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,
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9780199510849
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Clarendon Press, Oxford, reprint of first edition, 1978. Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,. xxviii, 303 pp, [12] leaves of plates, ills. From the blurb: "This history of the O.U.P. is published in the year in which the Press celebrates 500 years of printing in Oxford. Great names in the early history of the Press, like Laud, Fell, and Blackstone,… Read more about this item
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Oxford publishing since 1478

by Oxford University Press

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Published
1976
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Printed wrappers, 8vo,
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Oxford University Press, Oxford, later edition, 1976. Printed wrappers, 8vo,. 29 pp, ills. A concise account of Oxford University Press and the history of publishing in Oxford. Covers faded and slightly marked, otherwise Good.
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A Gentleman Publisher's Commonplace Book

by Murray, J.G. ; Murray, J.R

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Used - Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper
Published
1996
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Blue cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,
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9780719556234
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John Murray, London, reprint edition, 1996. Blue cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,. 119, [1] pp, ills. From the blurb: "Jock Murray's commonplace book became legendary in his lifetime. If he had to give an address as President of the English Association or a short speech at a god-daughter's wedding he would always dip into his commonplace book and draw… Read more about this item
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A Gentleman Publisher's Commonplace Book

by Murray, J.G. ; Murray, J.R

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper
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1996
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Blue cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,
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9780719556234
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John Murray, London, reprint edition, 1996. Blue cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,. 119, [1] pp, ills. From the blurb: "Jock Murray's commonplace book became legendary in his lifetime. If he had to give an address as President of the English Association or a short speech at a god-daughter's wedding he would always dip into his commonplace book and draw… Read more about this item
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The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning, 1478-1978 : An Illustrated History

by Barker, N

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Top edge slightly spotted, otherwise Near Very Good in a used dustwrapper
Published
1978
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Cloth, folio, gilt cover device, patterned endpapers, 31 cm,
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9780199510863
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Clarendon Press, Oxford, first edition, 1978. Cloth, folio, gilt cover device, patterned endpapers, 31 cm,. xiii, 69 pp, 266 ills (including 4 in colour). 375 entries in catalogue. An informative and well-illustrated account of the history of OUP, the world's longest-established press, over its first 500 years. From the blurb: "This volume celebrates the quincentenary of the introduction of… Read more about this item
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History of Oxford University Press. [3 volumes, complete set ]

by Gadd, I.A. ; Eliot, S. ; Louis, W.R

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Used - Sticker on dustwrapperof Vol 1, and stamp on front free endpaper of Vol 3 "Damage", although no damage to the book is
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[2013-2017]
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3 vols, cloth, 8vo,
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Oxford University Press, Oxford, first edition, [2013-2017]. 3 vols, cloth, 8vo,. xxxii, [1], [3]-710 + xxx, [1], [3]-798 + xxix, 876 pp, ills. The set comprises v. 1. Beginnings to 1780 -- v. 2. 1780-1896 -- v. 3. 1896-1970. The first volume "begins with the successive attempts to establish printing at Oxford from 1478 onwards. Ian Gadd… Read more about this item
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Oxford University Press General Catalogue. 1970. With an Alphabetical List. [Volume includes Supplement to the General Catalogue 1970]

by Oxford University Press

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Published
1969
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Decorated cloth, 8vo, 22 cm,
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Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1969. Decorated cloth, 8vo, 22 cm,. viii, 607, 85, 441 pp. The Catalogue contains, with some exceptions, the books published by The Clarendon Press and The Oxford University Press and its various branches. Covers a little marked, otherwise Good.
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The Oxford University Press : An Informal History

by Sutcliffe, P.H

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Used - Very Good in Near Very Good dustwrapper
Published
1978
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Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,
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9780199510849
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Clarendon Press, Oxford, first edition, 1978. Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,. xxviii, 303 pp, [12] leaves of plates, ills. From the blurb: "This history of the O.U.P. is published in the year in which the Press celebrates 500 years of printing in Oxford. Great names in the early history of the Press, like Laud, Fell, and Blackstone, laid sound… Read more about this item
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Footprints on the sands of time, 1863-1963 : the story of the house of Livingstone, medical, scientific, nursing & dental publishers

by Junor, J. ; Livingstone (E. & S.) Ltd

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Used - Very Good
Published
1963
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Quarter-cloth and marbled boards, gilt cover-titles and device, map endpapers, 8vo,
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E & S Livingstone Ltd, Edinburgh, first edition, 1963. Quarter-cloth and marbled boards, gilt cover-titles and device, map endpapers, 8vo,. 71, [1] pp, numerous ills. A centenary history of this leading Edinburgh publisher, now part of Churchill Livingstone within the Elsevier group. Very Good.
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning at the Mercy of Her Publishers

by Franklin, C

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Used - Very Good
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Limited edition of 550 copies, this being one of 200 cloth-bound
Published
1989
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Cloth, paper cover-label, 8vo, 26 cm,
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The Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, [Waco], first edition, 1989. Limited edition of 550 copies, this being one of 200 cloth-bound ordinaries (there also being 50 specially bound copies and 300 in wrappers). Cloth, paper cover-label, 8vo, 26 cm,. 33 pp, ills (some colour). Very Good.
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A Publisher and His Circle : The Life and Work of John Taylor, Keats's Publisher

by Chilcott, T

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Used - Elegant bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, Very Good in slightly marked dustwrapper
Published
1972
Binding
Cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,
ISBN
9780710071989
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Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, first edition, 1972. Cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,. xi, 247 pp. In the early nineteenth century, the publishing house of Taylor & Hessey brought out the work of Keats, Clare, Hazlitt, De Quincey Carlyle, Lamb, Coleridge and many more of the most important literary figures of the time, as well as the great literary… Read more about this item
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The House of Cassell, 1848-1958

by Nowell-Smith, S

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Used - Endpapers mildly yellowed, otherwise Good in a price-clipped dustwrapper chipped with small loss
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1958
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Cloth, 8vo, 26 cm,
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Cassell & Co. Ltd., London, first edition, 1958. Cloth, 8vo, 26 cm,. 299 pp, ills. From the blurb: "The Story of the House of Cassell during the hundred years which passed [before] the publication of Sir Winston . Churchill's great work A History of the English-Speaking Peoples is in itself a chapter of England's social life. For there… Read more about this item
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Eyres' Press, Warrington (1756-1803) : An Embryo University Press

by O'Brien, P

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Used - Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper
Published
1993
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Laminated boards, gilt cover-title, 22 cm,
ISBN
9781873888452
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Owl Books, Wigan, first edition, 1993. Laminated boards, gilt cover-title, 22 cm,. 127 pp, ills, facs. From the blurb: "As the eighteenth century progressed, provincial printing presses gradually challenged the London and Oxbridge monopoly. At first their trade was in commercial printing, in the provision of cheap popular literature, and sometimes in publishing a local news sheet. Manchester… Read more about this item
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A Living Memory : Hodder and Stoughton Publishers, 1868-1975

by Attenborough, J

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Used - Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper
Published
1975
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Rexine, 8vo, 24 cm,
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9780340203132
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Hodder and Stoughton, London, first edition, 1975. Rexine, 8vo, 24 cm,. 287 pp, plates. From the blurb: "The story of Hodder & Stoughton from its founding by Matthew Henry Hodder and Thomas Wilberforce Stoughton in 1868 to the retirement of Paul Hodder-Williams in 1975. John Attenborough retired from the Deputy-Chairmanship of Hodder's in 1973 and wondered whether to… Read more about this item
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Catalogo delle Edizioni dell'Elefante : Roma, piazza dei Caprettari 70 : 1964-1984

by Edizioni dell'Elefante

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Used - Booklabel of the bibliophile A R A Hobson on front inside wrapper, and with a manuscript note addressed to him. Very Good in Ne
Published
1984
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Illustrated printed wrappers, 8vo,
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Edizioni dell'Elefante, Roma, first edition, 1984. Illustrated printed wrappers, 8vo,. 176, [1] pp, ills. Contents: Bibliomania perennis, by Armando Petrucci -- Le edizioni -- Documenti -- Indici. Booklabel of the bibliophile A R A Hobson on front inside wrapper, and with a manuscript note addressed to him. Very Good in Near Very Good dustwrapper.
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A History of the Cambridge University Press, 1521-1921

A History of the Cambridge University Press, 1521-1921

by Roberts, S.C

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Used - Booklabel of the bibliophile A R A Hobson on front pastedown endpaper, covers slightly soiled, spine-label slightly frayed, othe
Published
1921
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Quarter bound white and blue cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo, 23 cm,
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, first edition, 1921. Quarter bound white and blue cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo, 23 cm,. xv, 190 pp, plates, plans, facs. From the blurb: "Written to mark the four hundredth anniversary of Cambridge printing, this book traces the development of the University Press from the time of John Siberch to the present day. The… Read more about this item
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William Pickering, Publisher : A Memoir and a Check-List of His Publications

by Keynes, G.L

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Used - Copy No. 12, signed by the author. Boards a little splayed, otherwise Near Very Good in a slightly faded dustwrapper
Edition
Special edition of 100 copies signed by author
Published
1969
Binding
Cloth, gilt cover-device, 4to, 27 cm,
ISBN
9780902395008
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Galahad Press, London, special edition, 1969. Special edition of 100 copies signed by author. Cloth, gilt cover-device, 4to, 27 cm,. 125 pp, 38 facs. Pickering [1796 - 1854] was a pioneer in publishing attractive though inexpensive books and in the use of cloth bindings in place of paper boards. Keynes first published his bibliography in 1924 when his… Read more about this item
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On Publishing : A Professional Memoir

by Leventhal, L

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A Presentatiuon Copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title-page. Very Good in slightly used dustwrapper
Published
2002
Binding
Cloth, small 8vo,
ISBN
9781853675171
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Greenhill Books, London, first edition, 2002. Cloth, small 8vo,. 208, 16 pp. An engagingly candid account of a life in publishing with the focus principally on specialist military publishing; much on the Arms & Armour Press and Greenhill Books. A Presentatiuon Copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title-page. Very Good in slightly used dustwrapper.… Read more about this item
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A Memoir of the York Press : With Notices of Authors, Printers, and Stationers, in the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries

A Memoir of the York Press : With Notices of Authors, Printers, and Stationers, in the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries

by Davies, R. ; Barr, B

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Used - Slightly rubbed, minor wear to spine, otherwise Good
Published
1868
Binding
Blindstamped cloth, gilt spione-title, 8vo,
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Nichols and Sons, Westminster, first edition, 1868. Blindstamped cloth, gilt spione-title, 8vo,. vi, 397, [1] pp, a few ills and ornamental initials etc. Slightly rubbed, minor wear to spine, otherwise Good.
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Charles Knight : An appreciation and bibliography of the work of a great Victorian publisher

Charles Knight : An appreciation and bibliography of the work of a great Victorian publisher

by Morbey, C.C. F

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first edition. 1979
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Tape-backed printed wrappers, folio,
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Birmingham Polytechnic, Department of Librarianship, Birmingham, first edition. 1979. Tape-backed printed wrappers, folio,. [48] pp. 412 entries. From the introduction: "Charles Knight was born in 1791 in Windsor, which at that time was an exclusive court town with a virtually closed society. His father and namesake was a printer, publisher and bookseller who was a most respected tradesman and… Read more about this item
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