Booksellers sentence example
But I refused the permission which Becket solicited of reprinting it; the public curiosity was imperfectly satisfied by a pirated copy of the booksellers of Dublin; and when a copy of the original edition has been discovered in a sale, the primitive value of half-a-crown has risen to the fanciful price of a guinea or thirty shillings."
The affair ended by his escaping to Switzerland, where Sophie joined him; they then went to Holland, where he lived by hackwork for the booksellers; meanwhile Mirabeau had been condemned to death at Pontarlier for rapt et vol, and in May 1777 he was seized by the French police, and imprisoned by a lettre de cachet in the castle of Vincennes.
Ray's interest in ornithology continued, and in 1694 he completed a Synopsis Methodica Avium, which, through the fault of the booksellers to whom it was entrusted, was not published till 1713, when Derham gave it to the world.'
Paternoster Row, still occupied by booksellers, takes name from the sellers of prayer-books and writers of texts who collected under the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral.
The time was ripe for one which should be quite independent of the booksellers, and which should also aim at a higher standard of excellence.Advertisement
His reputation does not rest on his numerous editions, often hasty or even made to booksellers' orders, but in his remarks, especially his conjectures.
The large sale of the New Testaments of Tyndale, and the success of Coverdale's Bible, showed the London booksellers that a new and profitable branch of business was o opened out to them, and they soon began to avail Matthew's P ?
Besides translating for the booksellers, he issued several numbers of the Theatralische Bibliothek, a periodical similar to that which he had begun with Mylius; he also continued his work as critic to the Vossische Zeitung.
Such was Johnson's reputation that, in 1747, several eminent booksellers combined to employ him in the arduous work of preparing a Dictionary of the English Language, in two folio volumes.
The fifteen hundred guineas which the booksellers had agreed to pay him had been advanced and spent before the last sheets issued from the press.Advertisement
On Easter Eve 1777 some persons, deputed by a meeting which consisted of forty of the first booksellers in London, called upon him.
The booksellers, when they saw how far his performance had surpassed his promise, added only another hundred.
The number of booksellers in Germany was not less than 10,000 in 1907, among whom were approximately 6000 publishers.
In the same parcel you will receive 40 more, which having no acquaintance in Cambridge, I must entreat you to put into the hands of one or more of your ablest booksellers to dispose of them.
He began at the bottom of the ladder, mixing with the Bohemian society that haunted the Temple, practising oratory in the free and easy debating societies of Covent Garden and the Strand, and writing for the booksellers.Advertisement
Farther east and lying in the centre of the book-trade quarter stand close together the Buchhandlerhaus (booksellers' exchange), the great hall decorated with allegorical pictures by Sascha Schneider, and the Buchgewerbehaus, a museum of the book trade, both handsome red brick edifices in the German Renaissance style, erected in 1886-1890.
There are upwards of nine hundred publishers and booksellers in the town, and about eleven thousand firms in other parts of Europe are represented here.
Several hundred booksellers assemble in Leipzig every year, and settle their accounts at their own exchange (Buchhdndler-Barse).
Towards the end of the 17th century the publishing trade began to increase very rapidly, partly because the severity of the censorship at Frankfort-on-the-Main caused many booksellers to remove to Leipzig.
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Its membership also extends to many leading booksellers overseas.
The subject will have broken free of specialist booksellers for the first time.
Last month the Internet booksellers Amazon decided to relocate their European customer service operation from Slough to Ireland.
The number of books bought from high street booksellers has actually gone up by around 25 per cent in the past ten years.
In there was the biggest second hand booksellers in Wolverhampton.Advertisement
We've placed the combined inventory of our member booksellers into one database, which anyone in the world can browse or search.
The letter bears no sign of dictation by Calvin (who must, however, have furnished the enclosed sheet), and de Trye's part may be explained by an old grudge of his against the Lyons booksellers.
All the sufferers, however, were wise enough to abstain from talking about their beatings, except Osborne, the most rapacious and brutal of booksellers, who proclaimed everywhere that he had been knocked down by the huge fellow whom he had hired to puff the Harleian Library.
This was the time of Titus Oates and the popish plots, and some of Walker's writings made him suspect; however, no serious steps were taken against him, although Oxford booksellers were forbidden to sell his book, The benefits of our Saviour Jesus Christ to mankind, and he remained a Protestant, in name at least, until the accession of James II.
Those I send you I value in quires at 6 shillings, to take my money as they are sold, or at 5sh' for ready, or else at some short time; for I am satisfied there is no dealing in books without interesting the booksellers; and I am contented to let them go halves with me, rather than have your excellent work smothered by their combinations.Advertisement
In 1892, Wareham opened a booksellers and stationers shop in Beach Road.
Skyrocketing demand for used textbooks creates boom for online booksellers.
You can by them new, which are often from independent booksellers or major retailers or you can peruse the used copies that sometimes have small defects in them, but are perfectly fine.
Barnes and Noble is one of the most popular booksellers to find specials on new and older releases.
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The Nook eReader was originally only available through Barnes & Noble Booksellers and the company's website, but now it's available from a wide range of stores both physical and online.
Abebooks acts as a clearinghouse for independent booksellers and is a good source for rare, collectible and out-of-print books.
Wilton cake decorating books are available at most booksellers and many kitchen and baking supply stores.
Biblio represents a number of booksellers specializing in the antique book market, and literally offers access to millions of volumes for collectors to choose among.
AntiqBook is another resource representing hundreds of booksellers around the world, with a particular emphasis on European antiquarian booksellers.Advertisement
Collectors can search more than five million titles via the AntiqBook database, and then order their selections directly from the booksellers themselves.
When you are ready to start or expand your antique book collection, the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America is a must-see resource.
Abe Books offers more than 110 million books for sale from thousands of booksellers.
This website offers more than one million books with more than 10,000 booksellers.
With more than 10,000 booksellers Alibris provides a wide selection of old, rare and antique books for sale.Advertisement
If you can't find a free appraisal and you are determined to have your book appraised, you can check with the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America.
The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America has a list of appraisers throughout the United States that specialize in rare and antiquarian books.
One is the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America.
For older titles, also try local used booksellers or any store specializing in "vintage" movies.
Before long, lines formed at the annual Christian Booksellers Convention in Anaheim as retailers wanted to order and stock the popular items.Advertisement
As of 2009, there are 13 Stargate SG-1 novels available for purchase directly from their website, via Amazon or at local booksellers.
The books are sold on the website, at Amazon.com, and numerous other online booksellers.