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The Resource Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930-1970 : the Getting of Bookselling Wisdom

Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930-1970 : the Getting of Bookselling Wisdom

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Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930-1970 : the Getting of Bookselling Wisdom
Title
Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930-1970
Title remainder
the Getting of Bookselling Wisdom
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Language
eng
Summary
Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930?1970' traces the history of the printed book in Australia, particularly the production and business context that mediated Australia's literary and cultural ties to Britain for much of the twentieth century. This study focuses on the London operations of one of Australia's premier book publishers of the twentieth century: Angus & Robertson. The book argues that despite the obvious limitations of a British-dominated market, Australian publishers had room to manoeuvre in it. It questions the ways in which Angus & Robertson replica
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Ensor, Jason D
Dewey number
  • 070.5099409/04
  • 070.509940904
Index
index present
LC call number
Z533.3.A54 E57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Anthem Australian Humanities Research Series
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  • Angus & Robertson Publishers
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Australian literature
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Book industries and trade
  • Book industries and trade
  • Australia
  • Great Britain
  • Angus & Robertson Publishers
  • Book industries and trade
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • International economic relations
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Australia
  • Great Britain
Label
Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930-1970 : the Getting of Bookselling Wisdom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-240) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; DRAMATIS PERSONAE; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Chapter 1 THE COMPANY THAT LOVED AUSTRALIAN BOOKS; The London Office; Place of Publication; Wild Flowers in the Heart of London; Chapter 2 THE OVERSEAS BOOKS IN AUSTRALIAN PUBLISHING HISTORY; Forced to Publish in London; Home and Overseas Books; Avid Readers; Mass-Market Fiction; Tariff Board Inquiry, 1930; The Failed Case Against Imported Literature; Conflicts of Interest; Paper Producers and Paper Importers; Chapter 3 TRIANGLES OF PUBLISHING AND OTHER STORIES; Axis of Publishers; William Heinemann
  • Chapter 4 THE WORLD IS MADE OF PAPER RESTRICTIONSPaper Plans; Net Book Disagreements; The Post-war Anglo-Australian Book Trade; From London Advocate to London Bookseller; Chapter 5 THE FIRST SALESMAN IN LONDON; Chapter 6 THE GETTING OF BOOKSELLING WISDOM; Chapter 7 PREPARING FOR 'OPERATION LONDON; The Hand that Signed the Agreement; 'Operation London'; Chapter 8 THE SHIRALEE IN THE NORTH; An Australian Novel in London; 'Operation London' Titles, 1955-1956; Chapter 9 A COMMERCIAL AND CULTURAL RELATIONSHIP; Stock Transfers and Total Sales; 'Operation London, ' 1957-1958
  • London Publishing, 1959-1960Chapter 10 TOMORROW, WHEN LONDON PUBLISHING ENDED; Price Disadvantages; Profit and Loss, 1954-1960; A Profitable Proposition; The Reorganisation of London and Sydney; A Quite Useless Liability; A Reasonably Organised Show; Chapter 11 A HOUSE IS REBUILT; Closing the Market; What to do about London?; Australian Companies with Worldwide Interests; Frankfurt Book Fair; Continental Markets; A British Publisher; Chapter 12 THE HIDDEN PARTS OF PUBLISHING FORTUNE; Turning Full Circle; Exporting Books from and to Britain; The Export Market Development Scheme
  • Leveraging London Losses for Sydney Profits and the Commonwealth Export Incentives SchemeChapter 13 LEARNING FROM A DISTANCE; Social Contexts; Exporting to London; The Commonwealth Export Incentives Scheme; Publishing in London; Legal and Commercial Realities; Figures and Tables; NOTES; Preface; Chapter 1 The Company that Loved Australian Books; Chapter 2 The Overseas Books in Australian Publishing History; Chapter 3 Triangles of Publishing and Other Stories; Chapter 4 The World is Made of Paper Restrictions; Chapter 5 The First Salesman in London; Chapter 6 The Getting of Bookselling Wisdom
  • Chapter 7 Preparing for 'Operation London'Chapter 8 The Shiralee in the North; Chapter 9 A Commercial and Cultural Relationship; Chapter 10 Tomorrow, When London Publishing Ended; Chapter 11 A House is Rebuilt; Chapter 12 The Hidden Parts of Publishing Fortune; Chapter 13 Learning from a Distance; BIBLIOGRAPHY; Angus & Robertson Archives Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales; Online Bibliographic Databases; National Library of Australia Canberra, Australian Capital Territory; The University of Reading; Unpublished Theses; Newspaper Articles (Trove); General Reading; INDEX
Control code
862820837
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (575 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783081059
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862820837
Label
Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930-1970 : the Getting of Bookselling Wisdom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-240) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; DRAMATIS PERSONAE; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Chapter 1 THE COMPANY THAT LOVED AUSTRALIAN BOOKS; The London Office; Place of Publication; Wild Flowers in the Heart of London; Chapter 2 THE OVERSEAS BOOKS IN AUSTRALIAN PUBLISHING HISTORY; Forced to Publish in London; Home and Overseas Books; Avid Readers; Mass-Market Fiction; Tariff Board Inquiry, 1930; The Failed Case Against Imported Literature; Conflicts of Interest; Paper Producers and Paper Importers; Chapter 3 TRIANGLES OF PUBLISHING AND OTHER STORIES; Axis of Publishers; William Heinemann
  • Chapter 4 THE WORLD IS MADE OF PAPER RESTRICTIONSPaper Plans; Net Book Disagreements; The Post-war Anglo-Australian Book Trade; From London Advocate to London Bookseller; Chapter 5 THE FIRST SALESMAN IN LONDON; Chapter 6 THE GETTING OF BOOKSELLING WISDOM; Chapter 7 PREPARING FOR 'OPERATION LONDON; The Hand that Signed the Agreement; 'Operation London'; Chapter 8 THE SHIRALEE IN THE NORTH; An Australian Novel in London; 'Operation London' Titles, 1955-1956; Chapter 9 A COMMERCIAL AND CULTURAL RELATIONSHIP; Stock Transfers and Total Sales; 'Operation London, ' 1957-1958
  • London Publishing, 1959-1960Chapter 10 TOMORROW, WHEN LONDON PUBLISHING ENDED; Price Disadvantages; Profit and Loss, 1954-1960; A Profitable Proposition; The Reorganisation of London and Sydney; A Quite Useless Liability; A Reasonably Organised Show; Chapter 11 A HOUSE IS REBUILT; Closing the Market; What to do about London?; Australian Companies with Worldwide Interests; Frankfurt Book Fair; Continental Markets; A British Publisher; Chapter 12 THE HIDDEN PARTS OF PUBLISHING FORTUNE; Turning Full Circle; Exporting Books from and to Britain; The Export Market Development Scheme
  • Leveraging London Losses for Sydney Profits and the Commonwealth Export Incentives SchemeChapter 13 LEARNING FROM A DISTANCE; Social Contexts; Exporting to London; The Commonwealth Export Incentives Scheme; Publishing in London; Legal and Commercial Realities; Figures and Tables; NOTES; Preface; Chapter 1 The Company that Loved Australian Books; Chapter 2 The Overseas Books in Australian Publishing History; Chapter 3 Triangles of Publishing and Other Stories; Chapter 4 The World is Made of Paper Restrictions; Chapter 5 The First Salesman in London; Chapter 6 The Getting of Bookselling Wisdom
  • Chapter 7 Preparing for 'Operation London'Chapter 8 The Shiralee in the North; Chapter 9 A Commercial and Cultural Relationship; Chapter 10 Tomorrow, When London Publishing Ended; Chapter 11 A House is Rebuilt; Chapter 12 The Hidden Parts of Publishing Fortune; Chapter 13 Learning from a Distance; BIBLIOGRAPHY; Angus & Robertson Archives Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales; Online Bibliographic Databases; National Library of Australia Canberra, Australian Capital Territory; The University of Reading; Unpublished Theses; Newspaper Articles (Trove); General Reading; INDEX
Control code
862820837
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (575 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783081059
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862820837

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