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Penn State Series in the History of the Book

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Making the Archives Talk

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James L. W. West III

This series publishes books that employ a mixture of approaches: historical, archival, biographical, critical, sociological, and economic. Topics include professional authorship and the literary marketplace, the history of reading and book distribution, book-trade studies and publishing-house histories, and examinations of copyright and literary property.

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