Very Good/Very Good. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 History VERYGOOD/Very Good; 391pp. Formr library book. Rust cloth cover with DJ with mylar cover. Binding is very tight and text is clean. Two appendices and second is extensive listing of books serialized in newspapers and available to public unable to afford their own books.
Octavo Size. Very Good in a Good Dustjacket. DJ is lightly foxed and has closed tear to top edge of rear panel-now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Some mild foxing to endpapers and page edges. Blind stamped owner's name to base of title page [Hardwicke Knight].391 pages The first thorough account of the serial publication of books in the 18th century. Show how by serialization in newspapers and then by releasing small printed instalments, English publishers made new and old books available to a very great number of readers.
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