Everyday Life in the German Book Trade: Friedrich Nicolai as Bookseller and Publisher in the Age of Enlightenment

Everyday Life in the German Book Trade: Friedrich Nicolai as Bookseller and Publisher in the Age of Enlightenment

by Pamela E. Selwyn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780271027975
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 05/07/2008
Series: Penn State Series in the History of the Book
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

Pamela E. Selwyn is a freelance translator whose work has appeared in various publications.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
The Life and Opinions of Friedrich Nicolai, Buchhandler and Aufklarer
1(28)
The Nicolaische Buchhandlung, 1759-1811: A Publishing Company in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution
29(70)
Everyday Life in the Book Trade
99(82)
The Legal and Political Framework of the Eighteenth-Century Book Trade: Privilege, Piracy, and Censorship
181(70)
The Allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek as the Centerpiece of Nicolai's Program of Enlightenment and of his Firm
251(48)
Literary-Mercantile Relations: Nicolai and His Authors
299(76)
Afterword 375(6)
Appendix: Nicolai's Shop Employees 381(4)
Bibliography 385(18)
Index 403

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