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Creator:
Godburn, Mark R., 1954–
Title(s):

Nineteenth-century dust-jackets / Mark R. Godburn.

Additional Title(s):

19th century dust-jackets

Published/Created:
England : Private Libraries Association ; New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2016.
Physical Description:
215 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Unable to reach service. Holdings currently not available
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Ref. NC973 G59 2016 (LC) Oversize: Dust jacket.
"1,100 copies of which 550 for sale"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Book jackets -- History -- 19th century.
Book jackets.
Form/Genre:
History.
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  • 1. Origins of publishers' jackets
  • 2. Sealed wrappings
  • 3. Early flap-style jackets
  • 4. Mid-Victorian jackets
  • 5. Lewis Carroll's 'paper wrappers'
  • 6. Widespread use
  • 7. End of an era
  • Appendix one. File copies of John Murray and Smith, Elder
  • Appendix two. List of jackets to 1870.