The Book Book
by Anthony Blond
Jonathan Cape, London. 1985. Hardcover in dust jacket. 226 pages. (5¾ X 8¾). Preface by the author. This title has a number of chapters with long articles on everything about books and authors. The chapter headings are: Authors, Literary agents, Publishers, Approaches, Editing, Contracts, Five facets of publishing, Production and printing, Reviews, Selling and publicity, Bookshops, Libraries, Prizes, Book fairs, Envoi, Bibliography, Glossary, and Useful and boring information. This seems to be on all facets of the publishing industry. There is an index.
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