3 edition of Yellowbacks found in the catalog.
|Statement||[catalogue compiled by Ian Rogerson].|
|Contributions||Manchester Polytechnic Library.|
|LC Classifications||Z151.5 .R63 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||39 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||39|
|LC Control Number||85104690|
Author Topp, Chester W. Title Victorian yellowbacks & paperbacks, / by Chester W. Topp. Format Book Edition. Yellowbacks were cheap, 19th century British literature sold at railway book stalls, with colorful, sensational covers to attract buyers. While some were well-known books such as "Sense and Sensibility," many of the yellowbacks were obscure titles by authors unknown today.
Yellowbacks were cheap, 19th century British literature sold at railway book stalls, with colorful, sensational covers to attract buyers. How to access the yellowbacks: You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader. Chester W. Topp is the author of Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Victorian Yellowba 4/5(1). Gollancz acquires gritty supernatural crime series debut Rachel Winterbottom, Senior Commissioning Editor at Gollancz, has acquired World English Language rights for Adam Simcox’s debut THE DYING SQUAD, plus two sequels, from Harry Illingworth at DHH [ ] Cover Reveal: The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again, M. John Harrison.
- Explore PhilaAthenaeum's board "Yellowbacks: Don’t Judge These Victorian Books by Their Covers" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Victorian books, Victorian and Books pins. Early yellowbacks usually just had the title of the work within a geometric design, but soon a color illustration of an (often dramatic) event in the book became the norm. The subject matter of yellowbacks was usually fiction, everything from classics like Jane Austen to obscure works that are only found in a few copies today. The complete, nine volume bibliography of publishers of Victorian yellowbacks and paperbacks. First edition limited to copies, except for Volume I, of which copies were printed. An expansion of the work of Michael Sadleir and the catalogue of the Robert Wolf collection, this series represents the first comprehensive study of this.
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SyntaxTextGen not activatedIn contrast, hardcover or hardback books are bound with pdf covered pdf cloth, plastic or leather. The pages on the inside are made of paper. Inexpensive books bound in paper have existed since at least the 19th century in such forms as pamphlets, yellowbacks, dime novels, and airport novels.
Modern paperbacks can be differentiated by size.The Athenæum’s collection of over yellowbacks chiefly represents the work of Chatto & Windus, publishers located in Piccadilly, London. Old call number stickers indicate that these were part of the Athenæum’s 19th-century recreational reading collection, a collection which grew following the board decision in December, to allow.
Michael Ebook, in his article "Collecting Yellowbacks" (included in New Paths in Book-Collecting, edited by John Carter, Constable, ), was the first to call the attention of collectors to this common, but more or less obscure and neglected, aspect of nineteenth-century book production.