Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849-1905

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Cheap, small-format books, bound in straw boards covered with glazed, usually yellow, paper, yellowbacks - and the later paperbacks - were mostly fiction and designed for reading on the train. These volumes form the definitive bibliography of 26 Victorian publishers of yellowbacks and paperbacks, starting with the greatest of them, George Routledge. Each volume lists titles by publisher, with introductions, dates, details of English and American editions, a section of colour reproductions and an index.

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Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849-1905

Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849-1905

Nine volumes

Hardback3836pp Illustrated

9780963392046     Product Code: 222235

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Cheap, small-format books, bound in straw boards covered with glazed, usually yellow, paper, yellowbacks - and the later paperbacks - were mostly fiction and designed for reading on the train. These volumes form the definitive bibliography of 26 Victorian publishers of yellowbacks and paperbacks, starting with the greatest of them, George Routledge. Each volume lists titles by publisher, with introductions, dates, details of English and American editions, a section of colour reproductions and an index.

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