By Isabel Rivers
A set of 8 essays that examine the e-book alternate revolution of the 18th-century and the ways that major types of 18th-century writings have been designed and acquired via varied audiences. It units out to discover the solutions to yes the most important questions on the modern use of books. Following on from Professor Rivers' "Books and Their Readers in Eighteenth-century England", released in 1982 this new assortment includes the result of very important learn by way of famous experts within the box of e-book publishing historical past.
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Alexander Donaldson retired from London in 1786, returning to Scotland to his newly bought Broughton Hall near Edinburgh. George Robinson took up a fashionable villa at Streatham, 'a snug retreat . . with diamond latticed cottage windows', and a frequent resort for THE BOOK TRADES 29 Holcroft, Godwin and other writers in his circle. 51 Several of the more notorious bookmen also prospered. The heir to the first children's bookseller, Francis Newbery, bought Heathfield Park in Sussex in 1795. In about 1789 John Cooke, the publisher of jest books, novels and crime chronicles, retired to a country estate with a 'handsome' fortune.