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accordion insert

accordion insert  

An ad inserted in a magazine, with an accordion-style fold.
advertising

advertising  

A communication that is paid for by an identified sponsor with the object of promoting ideas, goods, or services. It is intended to persuade and sometimes to inform. The two basic aspects of ...
Angelo Rizzoli

Angelo Rizzoli  

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 (1889–1970) Milan publisher.Raised in an orphanage and apprenticed to a printer, he established his own firm in 1909 and built up a vast financial empire. Like his rival Mondadori ...
Bonnier

Bonnier  

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Sweden’s largest publishing house. Adolf Bonnier (1806–67) opened a bookshop in Stockholm 1829 and was soon joined by his brothers, Albert (1820–1900) and David (1822–81). Albert began publishing ...
Book Industry

Book Industry  

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This entry contains three subentries, a historical overview and discussions of modern book publishing and on libraries and book stores.Histories of book publishing commonly start with Johannes ...
British Book News

British Book News  

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Bibliographical and book trade magazine. Published 1940–93, it began as an annotated book listing, produced by the National Book Council (the National Book League from 1944). The British Council, ...
calendar

calendar  

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A calendar is some kind of tabular booklet or chart showing the days and months in a year or, alternatively, a section tabulating such information within a book. Most familiar ...
Charles Scribner's Sons

Charles Scribner's Sons  

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This venerable American imprint traces its roots to a publishing partnership established in 1846 between the original Charles Scribner (b. 1821) and Isaac D. Baker. When Baker died in 1850 ...
Clothing and Fashion.

Clothing and Fashion.  

Clothing and fashion are cultural expressions of individuals' understanding of, and participation in, the social and economic life of their communities and nation. In America, frequently changing ...
coffee houses

coffee houses  

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The first coffee house in England was reputedly established in London in 1650 at the Angel. They became popular after the Restoration and remained so during the 18th century. The fashion spread ...
consumer culture

consumer culture  

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See also advertising cultures; taste.1. A pejorative reference to modern Western society in terms of its domination by the marketing and consumption of goods and services (see also promotional ...
desktop publishing

desktop publishing  

(DTP)The use of a computer system or workstation together with a page printer to perform many of the functions of a print shop. These include page layout and design, the choice of font, and the ...
editorial

editorial  

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A leader article in any medium, usually expressing the opinion of the editor or managing group. Alternatively, it can refer to the entire text of a newspaper or magazine and the angle or bias of the ...
ephemera

ephemera  

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Things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time; items of collectable memorabilia, typically written or printed ones, that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness ...
ESTC

ESTC  

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A union catalogue listing books, pamphlets, serials (see magazine, origins of), and ephemera (see 14) printed between 1473 and 1800 in Britain, Ireland, the US, and British colonial territories, ...
F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald  

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(1896–1940)US writer whose fiction is one of the most eloquent expressions of the American Jazz Age of the 1920s.Fitzgerald was born in St Paul, Minnesota, and educated at Princeton. He joined the ...
Felix Octavius Carr Darley

Felix Octavius Carr Darley  

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(1822–88),is best known for his pen-and-ink illustrations for books, which show both a technical facility and a sense of humor. Among the works he illustrated were The Library of ...
ghost Stories

ghost Stories  

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A modern form of short story designed to provoke dread and unease in its readers by bringing about a crisis in which fictional characters are confronted terrifyingly by spirits of the returning dead. ...
Granta

Granta  

A Cambridge University under‐graduate periodical started in 1889. It went through various transformations, and in the 1950s and 60s was edited as a literary magazine devoted to publishing poetry and ...
H. L. Mencken

H. L. Mencken  

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(1880–1956),American journalist and critic, who as literary editor from 1908, then as co‐editor, 1914–23 (with G. J. Nathan), of The Smart Set exercised a great influence on American taste, upholding ...

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