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Author Ensor, Jason D., author

Title Angus & Robertson and the British trade in Australian books, 1930-1970 : the getting of bookselling wisdom / Jason D. Ensor
Published London, UK : Anthem Press, 2012
London ; New York : Anthem Press, [2012]

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 MELB  070.509940904 Ens/Ara  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Anthem Australian Humanities Research
Anthem Australian Humanities Research
Contents The company that loved Australian books -- The overseas books in Australian publishing history -- Triangles of publishing and other stories -- The world is made of paper restrictions -- The first salesman in London -- The getting of bookselling wisdom -- Preparing for operation London -- The shiralee in the north -- A commercial and cultural relationship -- Tomorrow, when London publishing ended -- A house is rebuilt -- The hidden parts of publishing fortune -- Learning from a distance
Summary A unique look into the history of Australias largest publisher, Angus & Robertson, and its role in the development of Australias export book trade. Ensor at ANU
Analysis Books & book-collecting (Australia,United Kingdom)
History of specific companies (Australia,United Kingdom)
Publishing, journalism & media (Australia,United Kingdom)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-240) and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Subject Angus & Robertson Publishers -- History.
Angus and Robertson -- History
Australian literature -- Publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Book industries and trade -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Publishers and publishing -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- Foreign economic relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign economic relations -- Australia.
LC no. 2012033446
ISBN 0857285661 (Hbk)
9780857285669 (Hbk)
Other Titles Angus and Robertson and the British trade in Australian books, 1930-1970 : the getting of bookselling wisdom