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2010 Series: Industry, Fashion, and Pettifogging Drivellers

'London Booksites: Places of Printing and Publication before 1800', written and delivered by Professor James Raven

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Lecture 3: 'Industry, Fashion, and Pettifogging Drivellers, introduced by David Pearson

The 2010 series of lectures offers fresh perspectives on the early modern and 18th-century book trade in England. London dominated this industry, but relatively little has been known about the commercial environments in which books were published. 

Recorded in the Conference Centre on 10 November 2010

MP3 file, 54 mins 9 secs, 21.69 MB