The International Book Trade

@inproceedings{Rukavina2010TheIB,
  title={The International Book Trade},
  author={Alison Rukavina},
  year={2010}
}
In 1855, William Robertson’s and George Robertson’s respective letters in The Athenaeum drew attention to the increasing colonial and foreign demand for English-language books that exceeded the sporadic supply from British publishers. George Robertson and others in the Australian and colonial book trades wanted publishers to send regular and inexpensive shipments of books and texts to the colonies. When the brothers’ correspondence did not produce the desired results, George Robertson sent… CONTINUE READING

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