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Book Production and Publishing in Britain 13751475 (Cambridge Studies in Publishing and Printing History)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Publishing industry,
  • Social history,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Publishing,
  • Publishing,
  • Books,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Manuscripts, Medieval,
  • Scriptoria

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJeremy Griffiths (Editor), Derek Pearsall (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7715314M
    ISBN 100521037212
    ISBN 109780521037211

    Most novelty books, including board books, work on a smaller royalty, for example 5% or even less because of the high production costs and relatively low retail price. Ideally, the royalty will escalate to a higher level when a certain number of sales have been achieved and this can prove to be very important if a book becomes a long-running.   Publishers of books in all formats made almost $26 billion in revenue last year in the U.S., with print making up $ billion and e-books taking $ billion, according to . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. British book design & production (OCoLC) Document Type: Journal / Magazine / Newspaper: All Authors / Contributors: National Book League (Great Britain); Publishers' Association.; British Printing Industries Federation.; Book Trust (Great Britain) ISSN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Catalogue of an exhibition of books.


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