1st Edition

Authorship in the Days of Johnson Being a Study of the Relation Between Author, Patron, Publisher and Public, 1726-1780

By A.S. Collins Copyright 1928
    276 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published in 1928, this book discusses the complex relationships between authors, patrons and publishers in the 18th Century and the ideals and struggles for copyright. It examines the power of booksellers over authors and the effect on authors of copyright security and the lapse of patronage.

    1.Author and Bookseller 2. The Copyright Struggle 3. Author and Patron 4. The Growth of the Public. 

    Biography

    A.S. Collins