Ticknor and Fields the business of literary publishing in the United States of the nineteenth century by Michael Winship

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Published by Hanes Foundation, Rare Book Collection/University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in [Chapel Hill, N.C.] .

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  • Ticknor and Fields.,
  • Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History.

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StatementMichael Winship.
SeriesNinth Hanes lecture, Hanes lecture -- 9
LC ClassificationsZ473.T5 W55 1992
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Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19299843M

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Ticknor & Fields. Ticknor and Fields was an American publishing company based in Boston, Massachusetts. It is perhaps best known as the publisher of Henry David Thoreau’s Walden or Life in the Woods and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter as well as other works of prominent nineteenth century authors.

William Davis Ticknor and John Allen established the business, which operated out. With the widely varying but well matched talents of the two partners, Ticknor and Fields grew to become one of the leading publishing houses in the 19th century.

Ticknor was the first American publisher to pay foreign authors for the rights to their works, beginning with a check to Alfred Tennyson in Born: August 6,Lebanon, New Hampshire, US. Nov 02,  · wrcch2016.com: Walden; or, Life in the Woods: Even in the comparatively sleepy midth century, Thoreau was feeling the crush of modernity squeezing the joy from his soul.*** So he went to the woods to live his way and produced a book that transmits a clarion call through the ages to those of us drowning in the excesses of our head-spinning times.

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Ticknor & Fields () was an American publishing company based in Boston, Massachusetts. In William Davis Ticknor and John Allen began a small publishing business which operated out of the Old Corner Bookstore located on Washington and School Streets in Boston, Massachusetts.

The. issued by Ticknor and Fields during the period of to The paper contains information on methodology and results and findings. It contains an overview of high spots of the collection and list of desirable first editions and selected later editions of items not currently in the Ticknor and Fields collection of the Rare Book Collection.

Jul 19,  · The Maine Woods is one of several excursion books by Henry David Thoreau. The copy presented here is the first book edition, published in the United States in Two of the sections had previously appeared in print: "Ktaadn" was published in The Union Magazine, (New York,) inand "Chesuncook" in the Atlantic Monthly, in The final.

Ticknor and Fields was an American publishing company based in Boston, Massachusetts. — Company history — Early years — In William Davis Ticknor and John Allen began a small bookselling business which operated out of the Old Corner Bookstore located on Washington and School streets in. WALDEN; OR, LIFE IN THE WOODS Henry David Thoreau () Boston: Ticknor and Fields, First edition PS A1 Embraced today as a precursor of the modern environmentalist movement, Walden is one of the most celebrated examples of American individualism and wrcch2016.comu’s writing emphasizes an appreciation of nature for itself rather than as a resource to.

May 01,  · The book is elaborately printed, with decorations, head and tail pieces on heavy stock, as are the engravings, by Ticknor-Fields's house engraver from toA.

Anthony. The gilt on the ends is still bright, and the volume is titled on the spine and on the embossed red-brown front cover.

Nov 28,  · Eventually, for a time, they created a standardized cover for their books – a beautiful patterned brown cover with a recognizable font on the spine. More than just uniformity, the design assured readers that the book met the quality standards of Ticknor & Fields and that the text needed no gimmicks to stand out.

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Ticknor, George,contrib.: The Works of William H. Prescott (Montezuma edition, 22 volumes; Philadelphia and London: J. Lippincott Co., c), by William Hickling Prescott, ed. by Wilfred Harold Munro, also contrib. by John Foster Kirk and. Still Life with Insects Brian Kiteley, Author Ticknor & Fields $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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This edition is complex, details can be found in the published transcripts of the Ticknor and Fields archive: Warren S. Tryon and William Charvat, The Cost Books of Ticknor and Fields and their Predecessors (New York: Bibliographical Society of America, ).

The initial impression date was but the same edition seems to also. The aim of this study is to trace briefly the history of the predecessors of the Boston publishers and booksellers, Ticknor and Fields, from through and to record the development of American literature as revealed in the publications of Carter and Hendee, Author: Florence Wilson Newsome.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne (–). The Scarlet Letter. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Rosenwald Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (). Overview: The Hawthorne collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Nathaniel wrcch2016.com I, Owen Franklin Aldis Gift, is organized into three subseries: Correspondence, Writings, and Other Papers.

Correspondence consists of letters from Hawthorne to others, including the reverend George Ripley and the publisher Ticknor and Fields.Frederick the Great: THE MAGNIFICENT ENIGMA by Robert B. Asprey (Ticknor & Fields: $; pp.) By Steven Englund When it comes to interpretation, the book is as weak as it is in style.(Boston, Ticknor and Fields, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, The poetical works of Alfred Tennyson, poet laureate, etc.

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