New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1992,
First Edition. octavo, boards. 178pp. Oak Knoll Press, New. Item #12286
In this collection of essays, leading scholars investigate the interaction between authors, publishers, booksellers, readers, and regulatory bodies in England and France across three centuries, and show the key role that the book trade -- resisting or adapting to external pressure -- has played in defining what is permissible to publish.