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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Pierre Haultin

Pierre Haultin  

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 (c.1510×20–1587) French printer and punchcutter.He published Protestant Bibles and devotional works at Paris and La Rochelle, and cut romans heavier, narrower, and with a larger x-height than those ...
Compendium bookshop

Compendium bookshop  

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Counter-cultural London bookshop, established 1968. Concentrating on the radical, the alternative, and the avant-garde, the Camden bookshop was an outpost of late 20th-century bohemia. It closed with ...
circumtext

circumtext  

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A term devised by late 20th-century literary theorists to describe content encountered in association with a particular text that is not directly connected with it, but may influence its reception ...
bar

bar  

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The lever of a hand-press which, when pulled, operates the screw or toggle, applying pressure through the platen.
Warner J. Barnes

Warner J. Barnes  

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 (b. 20th century) American bibliographer and Browning scholar.He compiled the catalogue of the Browning collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas (1966), ...
Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble  

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The largest US bookshop chain in the late 20th century. Originating in New York City in 1917 as a jobber of educational books, it specialized in textbooks until the 1970s. ...
bibliographical control

bibliographical control  

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The concept of having a comprehensive and searchable listing of the entire published output in a particular field. Universal bibliographical control—a popular later 20th-century idea for which the ...
Valentino Bompiani

Valentino Bompiani  

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 (1898–1992)Founder of the eponymous Milan publishing house (1929). He trained at Mondadori, and his three volumes of memoirs are an important source for the history of 20th-century Italian ...
Brepols

Brepols  

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Belgian publishing house, founded 1796. P. J. Brepols’s printing office in Turnhout specialized in prayer books during the 19th and early 20th centuries. An academic publisher since 1949, Brepols ...
Matthew J. Bruccoli

Matthew J. Bruccoli  

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 (1931– ) American scholar and bibliographer.An expert in 20th-century American literature, he has published extensively on F. Scott Fitzgerald, including a descriptive bibliography (1972), and ...
Emilio Brugalla

Emilio Brugalla  

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 (1902–85) Bookbinder.Paris-trained, he returned to his native Barcelona and became the leading Spanish binder and restorer of the 20th century, making craft bindings that were exhibited and ...
Amar Chitra Katha

Amar Chitra Katha  

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India’s longest-running series of comic books. Started in 1967 by Anant Pai, it is published by India Book House (see oxford & ibh). Issued in almost 20 Indian and foreign ...
Badger & Co., Richard G.

Badger & Co., Richard G.  

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Boston-based vanity press of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Badger specialized in poetry and in works related to sex and psychoanalysis. The firm also published the magazine Poet ...
Baer

Baer  

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German antiquarian bookshop in Frankfurt, founded in 1785 by Joseph Baer. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, Baer was a modern, international company, specializing in autographs, incunabula, ...
Walter Annenberg

Walter Annenberg  

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 (1908–2002) American media executive.In 1953, Annenberg founded TV Guide, the world’s largest-selling serial publication, reaching 20 million weekly subscribers during the 1970s. Rupert Murdoch ...
clicker of a compositors’ companionship

clicker of a compositors’ companionship  

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The foreman of a companionship of compositors, responsible for distributing the copy, record-keeping, and billing.
co-text

co-text  

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The words surrounding a particular word or passage within a text that provide context and help to determine meaning.
Drugulin

Drugulin  

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A leading printing company (later Haag-Drugulin) in late 19th–early 20th century Leipzig. It was famous for oriental types and, after 1900, for high-quality typesetting and printing (‘Drugulin ...
Duckworth & Co., Gerald

Duckworth & Co., Gerald  

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British publisher. Founded by Gerald Duckworth in 1898, it published Virginia Woolf (Duckworth’s stepsister), John Galsworthy, and the Sitwells, among other important 20th-century writers. Edward ...
de luxe

de luxe  

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A term (like ‘*extra’) variously and loosely used in bookbinding to indicate quality above the standard specification.

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