Table of contents for Legal publishing in antebellum America / M.H. Hoeflich.


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Introduction; 1. A bookish profession; 2. Birth of the law book trade; 3. Spreading the word: catalogues and cultivation; 4. Bidding for law books; 5. Risk, subscriptions, and status; 6. John Livingston, esq.: law bookseller as cultural entrepreneur; 7. Conclusion: selling the law in antebellum America.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Legal literature -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Legal literature -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century.