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f this in Boston in . order , and to it educate was thoug the ht boys necessary . She ' too do k
boarders late , doing int C ? much o her of house the , work rose earl herself y , and , with sat the up
help of the children as they grew old enougjh , and with occasional aid from her sister-in-law , Miss . _ Mary _ _ „ Emerson _— ___ — _ — , and — — thus _ _ . kept _ . _ ^_ the wolf
from the door , though never far off . ' Having much of the housework to do , the boys had little opportunity for play . They had only one
great coat between them , and had to take turns wearing that . Their schoolfellows ' often taunted them with questions like this : ' Whose
turn is it to wear the coat to-day 2 ' This sort of life , Mr . Cabot says , ' left its mark in many ways upon the growing boys . '
—e - The Gresham
account books , consisting of cash and day booksjournal
and ledge , r , seem to be still popular among business
men . The ruling is accomplished with
care and precision , and the paper is super azure laid
with M . watermark . , The books are half - bound in leather
, specially prepared , and all the sections
are taped .
Three books which appeared lately in our list of new worksnamely * An Analysis of
I the English Law of , Real Property % j , / by Gordon tj ^ Camp ¦ i i bell ; ' Questions and Exerc i ¦ h ¦ ises in
Eng-- _ - -v «^ -- - ™~ m — - — ^ m ^ g ^ g — - - — - — - - — - —~ - _ - w- _ — - — - ^ aw ™ r ^ er - ^—~ ^^ mmw r ^^^ m ^ f ^^» ^^ m ^^^^^ m m % w ^ ^^^^^| lish History , ' by F . S . Pulling , M . A . and the Rev . W . H . Hutton , M . A . ; and < Wiclif : an
Historical Drama , ' are published by Mr . James Thornton , of Oxford .
]\([ r . James Hogg is to publish in June * The Summer and Autumn — . , — Annual' treating
- — - __ . — , — . _ _ __ .. __ — _ . , _ . __ ^ _ _ . , ¦ - — ^— ^—^— ma m ^^^^» , ~ aMtaw dg ^^ -m ^ f- ^ g ^^ 4 ^ agm ^ b tah of holiday hours at charming places . An * open air miscellany A — ^ g ' mtam \ is a new dfe A idea — — * — ™~ , -w but ~ — ~ mm ~ wmmm ~ mmmw from ~ ^ ^^ m ^^ * o * ^^* : ^ v past mma-r * amwr ^ ar rvr ™^ ma , . ^ a ^__ ^^^ » ^^*
experience we have faith in Mr . Hogg ' s conthing ductorshi in p periodical , and might ventures predict — — a rather sure success a risky .
^ i aWm *** . Hogg ^^^^^^^ m in aW 1868 m a—a * ar * a * . ^^ was the - aaaa first . ^ a _ to produce holiday numbers of magazines ii i h and i # it is
needless to m say how — -- — widel -- — — — - y the - — - -. * —— - — practice ¦! —^ ~~»• ^— ' ¦ m , . ^ v of « ^ ir ^ s publi . ^ ^ r rfb b ^^ «> s ^^ hin ^^ # ^^^ ^^^ g
such , works has extended .
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\ 4 ^ 6 The Publishers ' Girctdair w ^^^ Misj
»O« Ccoufinental Nofe^
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Germany justly values dead lions more the than bray live of asses the , ass and who is not has easil donned y led a astray leonine by
celebrities cuticle , so , she not worthil permitting y honours their her name departed and ^ % . a 4 % m » r ^ tm m A * i * m _ _
I June lames to nex tail t , into she oblivion will celebrate . So , on the the ^ 24 200 th th of
anniversary of the birth of Johanm AJfe »* echt Testament Bengel , author . ' Bengel of the was born * Gnomon gn June of thef 241 ^ ? B ew 7 at Wiimendenin Wurtembursrand became ^ ,
at winnenaen . , m wurtemourg , , ana Decafne a a prelate of the Lutheran Ohiirch . Herr J . F % Stei ^ v viiA n & k i v op k / x f , * of n ^ a r St ^/ w u **» ttg ^ vfcm art * ** , ^ is * . " ^ " publi j ^ shing ' yS Ml a
of which Mem the orial ) jtwo book Edition have has appeared been of th © thoroug ' . Gnom This hl on ei y * g in hth revised parts edit , i o of n
Professor Paiil Stendela descendant of the y authorwhose portrait is , prefixed to it .
Prominent , features in this edition are the portions devoted to the Apocalypse and the Indices .
which accompany it . The Royal Academy of "Belles Lettresat '
Stoekholm r •/ is about to publish , at its own , •' expensea collection of letters and papers o §
h h , k ha n fcd B d 4 ~ A the who ^ pelebrated p ^^ layed ^ so Swedish . ^^ consp ^^ ^ icuous ^ Chancellor . ^^^^^ a part ^^ , Oxenstiern in *^ European _ e , ¦'
aft ' airs during the Thirty Years' Wa " r . _ . : ; An article by Herr Carl B . Lorch , iu the '
Borsenblatt des deutschen JBitchhandelscon- ; tains some curious facts in the history , of the Book Trade . \
given In ; earl books y book being catalogues looked upon prices as articles were not of | I
O / , / fj JL commerce , and treated as any other wares , were sold in different places at varying prices . m \ ^ ^ ^ kmmM ^ kmW A - * % m ^' mm \ * mm «
Aldus Manutius was the first printer or publisher who printed a priced catalogue , having | found it impossible to satisfy all demands as j
to prices . Some time afterwards other pub- [ Ushers began to followhis example . ^
The German Easter Fair Catalogue appeared during two hundred years without prices , and
it was not until the eighteenth century that selling ** - * ^^ —»« .-w »^ . ta » prices fr mm a ¦ **¦ -w- r ** ¦ r were w w - ^ r ** ^ r stated w ** w « r «^ v w - ^ tw ^^ . Until - ^ i ^ iW ^^ . fcdfc then *^ Jfc <*¦ - ^^ ^* - < fc books fl ^ ^^ ^^ ¦<*¦*>»*
could be bought cheaper at the place of publication than at the fair . A distinction — - was . ' ~ ~ ^— — — — — - — - i
made between prices for single copies and for ; a quantity . Some publishers allowed hook- \ sellers a special discount ( from . 10 to 40 per [
cent . ) , others -none at all . The first public offer of discount ( 20 per cent . ) was made by
Koberger . IJoV-priced publications were sold by the reamindeed all books were then sup- \
plied to the , trade in sheets , as , was the case in this ¦ ¦ country ¦ h until H a | comparativel 9 ammt mgum ^ kmw utWaM recent date .
—~ — * - ' — ~ m ~ - ™ ™ — ^^^ ^ m ~~ m ^^ r ^^^ v ^^ p ^ ^^^ ^ p ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^ v ^ mma ^ ammr ^^^ aw V ¦ ^ B ^^^^^ P ^^^ ^ B ^ S ^^ PV y V ^^^ . ^^^ r ^ V ^ P ^*^^ kr ^^ B *^^ ^^ r yW ^^^ mr ^^~ ^^^ ^^ Payments were made either in ready money or or at at the the next next lollowmg followiTicr Easter "Raa + ftr fair fn . ir .
The Reformation brought with it a general
carelessness which which , at at that th - in time time the production no no author author of rpififlivAd received books , for -- j pay
ment . , Books were , then almost exclusively printed Reformation from existing the ~— ~~ ¦ greatest bk - — - ~ vw manuscri -v -mr ¦ i \ car f irm $ pts was . krf iv Before taken rimmmmm ¦ ¦ the to j
- —^ - ~~ ^ " ^^ w ™ w ^^ ^*^ mr ^ - ^^ v ^ ^^¦ ^^ - ^ ' ^¦ r insure accuracy in the text . It is well known that Henri Estienne used to expose the
proofsheets of Paris — — .- _ ,. of - _ that _ his , — , _ „ - ^ famous they ^ , _ ,, . , ^ ^ _ v mi ^^^* -. ^— g ^ publications ^_ ht v ^^— - ^ receive § mmm ^^ - ^^ -m ^ mmmmm mr ^^ the qrPBPV in corrections ^ " ^ the ^ i ^ f ^ M M ^ streets W ^ ^ . ^^ ^ p— — -- [
of passing scholars ; and men like Erasmus , trouble Melaiichthon of correcting , « , nd others gratuitousl did not y for grudge the press the .
with Now jnow an all it hurried was was changed chan production & red . , the the JtCetoT Reform and cheap ation ation ' prices brought brougnt . ) As to the number of copiesin an ^ ecl ^ tion
there was great divergence of pr , ^ c $£ e . L , Aldu ^ I
Publishers’ Circular (1880-1890), May 16, 1887, page 496, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/pc/issues/tec_16051887/page/10/