A History Of The Book In America

Author: David Paul Nord
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807832855
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Volume 5: the Enduring Book: Print Culture in Postwar America David Paul Nord,
Joan Shelley Rubin, David D. Hall, Michael Schudson. Sales of paperback books
grew phenomenally. In 1947 approximately 95 million mass-market paperbacks
were sold for slightly more than $14 million. Five years later, 270 million copies
were sold for $40 million; in 1959 nearly 286 million copies sold for $67 million.
At that point, dollar sales of paperbacks exceeded those of hardcover trade
books ...

Books And Other Print Materials

Author: Cathleen C. Flanagan
Publisher: Educational Technology
ISBN: 9780877781615
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Paperback books are a phenomenon of the twentieth century publishing industry.
Since the first ones appeared in 1939, the number of paperbacks produced and
sold annually has grown steadily. In 1975, for example, there were 39,372 book
titles produced in the United States; of this number, 11,777 were paperbacks.
Paperbacks represented almost one-third of the industry's total output of new
titles and editions for that year. Sales figures from a dollar point of view for
paperbacks ...

The New Medium Of Print

Author: Frank Cost
Publisher: RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press
ISBN: 9781933360034
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Digital print production coupled with Internet-based template-driven design tools
make print publishing available to everyone, regardless of scale. Two pioneering
companies worthy of recognition in this new field are Lightning Source and
MyPublisher. Lightning Source (lightningsource.com) provides publishers with
book design and on-demand production of digitally printed books. The most
common format is 6 by 9 inches paperbound. Books are printed on high-speed
monochrome ...

Translation Spectrum

Author: Marilyn Gaddis Rose
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780873954372
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Current American Book Publishing Record. I960-. (Monthly, with annual and five-
year cumulations). Books in Print. 1948-. (Annual). Cumulative Book Index, 1928/
32-. (Monthly, except August, with semi-annual, annual and multiyear
cumulations). Paperbound Books in Print. 1955-. (Monthly). Publishers' Trade List
Annual. 1873 — . Publishers' Weekly. 1872-. (Cumulated monthly to form
American Book Publishing Record). B. British 1. General Lowndes, W.T.
Bibliographer's Manual of ...

A Reference Guide For English Studies

Author: Michael J. Marcuse
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520051614
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American Catalogue of Books (Original and Reprints) Published in the United
States from January 1861 to January 1866 [vol. 2, 1866-1870 ... Z1215.A52 The
two base volumes of this current national bibliography, which extends the record
of United States publications from Kelly's American Catalogue of Books (C-26),
present an author-title and a subject index to books in print as of 1 July 1876. ...
see A-39; and in Paperbound Books in Print (New York: Bowker, 1955-) [Z1033.
P3 P32] ...

Seasoned Authors For A New Season

Author: Louis Filler
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879721435
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The 1977-78 edition of Books in Print reveals that only one of his novels, You
Could Live If They Let you, is still in print. The Winter 1978 Paperbound Books in
Print offers the unsettling information that nothing of his is available in paperback.
(The British Penguin Books issued a paperback of To an Early Grave in 1968 but
that edition, alas, has been out of print for several years.) Markfield has fared no
better with critics or literary historians. Not that he has been roundly castigated or