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A Guide to Book Publishing

by Datus Clifford Smith

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Publishers and publishing,
    • Book industries and trade,
    • Publishers and publishing -- Developing countries,
    • Book industries and trade -- Developing countries

    • About the Edition

      This plain-spoken introduction to book publishing describes each part of the publishing operation in simplest terms. The areas covered include editorial preparation, physical production, promotion, and distribution. The publishers" relations with authors, printers, booksellers, librarians, and educators are studied with care, and the economics of the whole publishing process is presented in lay language for easy understanding.
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      Edition Notes

      Statementby Datus C. Smith, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ278 .S5 1989
      The Physical Object
      FormatPaperback
      Paginationxiii, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2530274M
      ISBN 100295966521
      ISBN 109780295966526
      LC Control Number88005754
      OCLC/WorldCa1035143119

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