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Author Nuovo, Angela.

Title The book trade in the Italian Renaissance / by Angela Nuovo
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Library of the written word, 1874-4834 ; v. 26
The handpress world ; v. 20
Library of the written word ; 26
Library of the written word. Handpress world ; 20
Contents The commercial network of The Company of Venice -- The development of commercial networks -- Press runs -- Warehouses -- Marks and branches -- The book privilege system -- Distribution -- Fairs -- Retail sales : distribution inside and outside of bookshops -- Shop inventories -- Managing a bookshop
Summary This pioneering study approaches the new printed-book industry in Renaissance Italy from the perspective of its publishers and booksellers, analyzing their responses to the challenges of production and their creative approaches to the distribution and sale of their merchandise
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Book industries and trade -- Italy -- History -- 16th century.
Book industries and trade -- Italy -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299690998 (electronic bk.)
9004208496 (electronic bk.)
9781299690998 (electronic bk.)
9789004208490 (electronic bk.)