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George Routledge

George Routledge  

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 (1812–88) English publisher.A native of Cumberland, he set up as a London bookseller in 1836, soon beginning to specialize in cheap reprints. His was among the first houses to ...
railway book

railway book  

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A mid-19th century publishing innovation meeting the new reading needs of both rail commuters from expanded suburbs and business or pleasure rail travellers. Railway station shops were initially run ...
yellowback

yellowback  

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Cheap editions of novels, so called from being bound in yellow boards. They were the ordinary ‘railway novels’ of the 1870s and 1880s.

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