The Publishers Association 1896 1946 (Paperback)

The Publishers Association 1896 1946 By R. J. L. Kingsford Cover Image
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This 1970 text tells the story of an important trade association, called into being by the crisis in British bookselling in the late nineteenth century and founded - largely by the wisdom of Sir Frederick Macmillan - on the Net Book Agreement. Through the Net Book Agreement, it provided booksellers and publishers with assurance of retail price stability and has also provided the guiding principles of the Publishing Association's activity since its foundation. This book traces the founding of the Net Book Agreement to after World War II when the book trade faced many problems and crises.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521130844
ISBN-10: 0521130840
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2010
Pages: 240
Language: English