Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905. Volume IV: Frederick Warne & Co. and Sampson Low & Co. Dr. Chester W. TOPP.

Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905. Volume IV: Frederick Warne & Co. and Sampson Low & Co.

Denver: Hermitage Bookshop, 1999,

First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. (xiv), 469 pp. Hermitage Bookshop, Item #7564

Illustrated, with 32 color plates. Yellowbacks were an important branch of fiction publishing in Victorian England, inexpensive books designed to be sold in railway stalls. This fourth volume focuses on Frederick Warne and Sampson Low. Topp's multi-volume bibliography is based on his collection of 1700 Yellowbacks and 1900 19th century paperbacks, organized around the major publishers. Entries are arranged chronologically, listing both the first English and American editions. New, without flaw.

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