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2010 Series: Versatility and the Gloomy Stores of History

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

Lecture 2: 'Versatility and the Gloomy Stores of History', introduced by David Pearson

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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 3 November 2010

MP3 file, 44 mins 7 secs, 17.67 MB