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Author Sher, Richard B., 1948-

Title The Enlightenment & the book [electronic resource] : Scottish authors & their publishers in eighteenth-century Britain, Ireland, & America / Richard B. Sher.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxvi, 815 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [709]-755) and index.
Contents Composing the Scottish Enlightenment -- Identity and diversity among Scottish authors -- The rewards of authorship -- Forging the London-Edinburgh publishing axis -- The heyday of Scottish Enlightenment publishing -- The achievement of William Creech -- The rise and fall of Irish reprinting -- Making Scottish books in America, 1770-1784 -- A more extensive diffusion of useful knowledge : Philadelphia, 1784-1800.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject English literature -- Scottish authors -- Publishing.
Scottish literature -- 18th century -- Publishing.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Authors and publishers -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
English literature -- Scottish authors -- Appreciation.
Scottish literature -- 18th century -- Appreciation.
Authors, Scottish -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- Scotland.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Enlightenment and the book
ISBN 0226752526 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226752525 (cloth : alk. paper)

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