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Myers, Robin (Book trade historian)

Overview
Works: 106 works in 658 publications in 3 languages and 10,849 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Bio-bibliography  Bibliographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Publishing director, Compiler
Classifications: Z2010, 016.82
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Most widely held works about Robin Myers
 
Most widely held works by Robin Myers
A dictionary of literature in the English language, from Chaucer to 1940 by Robin Myers( Book )

67 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and French and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fakes and frauds : varieties of deception in print & manuscript by Conference on Book Trade History( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British book trade from Caxton to the present day; a bibliographical guide based on the libraries of the National Book League and St. Bride Institute by Robin Myers( Book )

22 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Censorship & the control of print : in England and France 1600-1910( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading scholars investigate the interaction between authors, publishers, booksellers, readers and regulatory bodies in England and France across three centuries, to show the key role that the book trade - resisting or adapting to external pressure - has played in what is permissible to publish
Pioneers in bibliography by Annual Conference on Book Trade History( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book trade & its customers, 1450-1900 : historical essays for Robin Myers( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected here as a homage to Robin Myers, respected book trade historian and editor of the Publishing Pathways Series devoted to studies in book trade and publishing history, these essays uncover the connections between the mechanics of the book trade and their human ends in the learning and transmission of knowledge. They show that the processes and materials involved in the production of books pave the way for larger economic and social issues ranging from business connections, patents, copyrights and their transfer, London's relations with Ireland and America, the Stationers' Company and what transpires when books pass into the hands of customers. This work also includes a memoir of Myers along with a bibliography of her published works. - See more at: http://www.oakknoll.com/pages/books/47253/arnold-hunt-giles-mandelbrote-alison-shell/book-trade-its-customers-1450-1900-historical-essays-for-robin-myers#sthash.oAW8oRu8.dpuf -- Publisher's website
Serials and their readers, 1620-1914 by Conference on book trade history( Book )

16 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stationers' Company and the book trade, 1550-1990 by Robin Myers( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than 400 years, the Stationers' Company has been a focus for the conduct of the print and book trade. Booksellers, stationers, printers, binders, other producers, and dealers united with a common purpose to protect their trade interests and to exert control in such matters as the number of master printers. In recent years, as the Company's archives have been opened up to researchers and as new evidence has come to light from other sources, the relationship of the Stationers' Company to the book trade as a whole has been shown to be more complex than had been previously imagined. The Stationers' Company, in all its aspects, is shown to be central to any study of book trade history in Britain
A genius for letters : booksellers and bookselling from the 16th to the 20th century( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents nine essays on the history of the book trade, focusing on booksellers in various eras in Britain and Italy. Looks at booksellers' place at the center of the manufacture and distribution of books, and their role in shaping readers' tastes and laying the foundation of commercial publishing
The Stationers' Company archive : an account of the records, 1554-1984 by Robin Myers( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books on the move : tracking copies through collections and the book trade( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Movements of books, both as individual volumes and as collections, have sometimes covered long distances across many centuries. Subject to the vagaries of war, shipwreck and personal ruin, as well as the intervention of the book trade and of collectors, the travels of books often have an intricately detailed and compelling story to tell. One of the most active areas of current research in book history is concerned with interpreting the clues from individual copies and piecing together the documentary evidence to provide this narrative."
Music and the book trade : from the sixteenth to the twentieth century by Conference on Book Trade History( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Study of book history focused on the relationship between printed music and other forms of print. Part of Publishing Pathways series. Collection of 8 essays that look at the production, publication, and distribution of printed music from the 16th to the 20th century in the western world"--Provided by publisher
Books for sale : the advertising and promotion of print since the fifteenth century by Robin Myers( Book )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Study of book history focused on the promotion and advertising of printed materials. Part of Publishing Pathways series. Collection of 8 essays that look at the advertising and marketing techniques of booksellers and publishers from the 15th to the 20th century in the western world"--Provided by publisher
Under the hammer : book auctions since the seventeenth century( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Myers, Robin (Book trade historian)

Languages
English (287)

Spanish (1)

French (1)

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The book trade & its customers, 1450-1900 : historical essays for Robin MyersThe Stationers' Company and the book trade, 1550-1990A genius for letters : booksellers and bookselling from the 16th to the 20th centuryBooks on the move : tracking copies through collections and the book tradeMusic and the book trade : from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuryBooks for sale : the advertising and promotion of print since the fifteenth centuryUnder the hammer : book auctions since the seventeenth century