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Published: 03 May 2018

376 Pages | 30 b/w line illus


ISBN: 9780195144512

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A Literary Tour de France

The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution

Robert Darnton

  • Written by a renowned scholar in the history of book who is a trustee of the New York Public Library
  • Examines the history of book publishing, starting in 18th-century France
  • Traces the story of France's book industry through the lives of bookselling professionals