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PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY

AMERICAN BOOK-TRADE JOURNAL

WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE

American Literary Gazette and Publishers' Circular

ESTABLISHED IN THE YEAR 1852

VOL XXXIV

JULY-DECEMBER, 1888

NEW YORK
OFFICE OF THE PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

1888

THE PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY.

Vol. XXXIV. JULY to DECEMBER, 1888.

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT.

INDEX TO EDITORIALS, COMMUNICATIONS, SPECIAL LISTS, AND PROMINENT

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PAGB Ainsworth, Joseph E., Obituary...... ... 888 | Christmas Book-Shelf.....

671 American Copyright League.............

--- Holiday gift-book description, 20-60.-Books --New view of .....................'ninni

.......... 615

for young people, 62-89. --Specialties, 90.-List, 91

96. - publishers in Eng .........

issues...

..................... 524 Another Roe(se) added to the bunch.. .............. 41

Clausius, Prof. R. J. E., Obituary.................... 252 Author and Classed Catalog Rules ...................1025

Coffin, Roland F., Obituary...........

...... 140 Authors' bargains.................................... 977

Compleat Angler, Lea and Dove ed ........ ......... - book-hawking union .............................. 269

Convention of the Typothetæ ....................486, - Dinner of................................

Copyright, American, New view of .................. B. C. T., Annual meeting, 952.-Committees appoint

- bill deferred............. ed, 952.

.................... Bachelor's wedding trip...........

-- Present status of..............................

....... 134 Bellew, Francis H. T., Obituary.....................

- in Uruguay.. Bibles, Fifteenth century ...........

.... 925

- matters ........ Bibliographical hoax ......

... 345

-- The Chace bill will not come up this session .... Bixby, Daniel, Obituary................

-- English opposition to the Chace bill............

.... 188 Blue-lined paper bad for the eyes .........

- movement in Canada ............ ................ 679

...... 587 Bogus Copyright petitions ....

- petitions, Bogus................................... 977

...... 977 Book auction by mail ......

......1022 .... 228

- statistics for 1887 ..... - stealing in Paris ...

- See International, Bookbinders, Some noted ............

- See Little Lord Fauntleroy. Bookbuying cranks, Curious facts about............

Cotta, Freiherr C. v., Obituary......... Books, Distribution of.......................

Cunningham, Mrs. Chas., Obituary ............

.... 205 - in foreign languages, Duty on ................ ..... 585

Currier, Nathaniel, Obituary. - Infection in....................................

....... 345

Cushing's anonyms - on the instalment plan........................

Dent, John C., Obituary........ - or bricks? .........................................

Dillingham's (C. T.) new quarters ............... .. 315

Dinner of the authors .................. - Over-valuation of .. – Tarifi on ...........

............. 613

Ditson, Oliver, Obituary .............................. 1024 Bookseller by appointment .......

...... 617

Drummers' tax unconstitutional...................... 653

-Two cents a mile .................. Booksellers' and Stationers' Provident Association.

135, 136, 615 Duty on books in foreign languages.................. 585 - house in Leipzig ................... .............. 41 -- non-English literature .......................... 250 Booksellers, Hint to................................. 205 | Echoes of Hellas ..................................... - Intelligent, wapted....

.......... 553 Editions de luxe in a new light....................... Brotberhood of Commercial Travellers, Fourth annu Educational Catalogue : List of text-books ....... al dinner ................

............1022
- Telegraphic code ...

...... 101 * Bunch of Roeses "again............................ 20 - Number, Supplementary .......... Burnett, Mrs. Frances, Testimonial of English au

- Publishers, Key to abbreviations........ ...... 102 thors...............................................

........ 653

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Encyclopædia Britannica in America ............ Butterflies, Monumental work on .................... 586

English books, List of.. 134, 164, 204, 242, 523, 584, 639, Campaign (Some) biographies......................

.... 167 Canada. Copyright movement.....

Engravings, Piracy of ..........

......... 885 Canadian Bookseller on retaliation ................ Fall announcements : List, 294.-Publishers' summa- Copyright Assoc. favors retaliation ........... ... 611 ries, 317. Caspar's directory of the book-trade........ .... 679 Fall trade ........................

........... 250 -" Mail Book Auction." ......

...... 228 "Fern leaf” and “broken glass " patterns ......... 316 Cassell & Company's new house....... .... 187 Ford, John Bruce, Retirement of ......

.... 886 Catalogue (Author and Classed) Rules ..... .....1025 Foreign books on the free list ......

.... 179 Catalogue. Teachers' ..............

.... 922 Fractur or Antiqua? ...... Century's fire ...........

........ 40 Free trade in books ..... Cheap books, Plea for ............................881, 884 Gateley, Michael R., Obituary ........... ......... 166 Choudens, Antoine, Publisher of Faust .............. 951 Germany, Red tape and Literary dedications ........1025 Christmas book, Mystery of..........

............ 975 | Germany's new international copyright law.......... 269

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Gesellschaft, Die, Critique from.......

| O'Meara, Kathleen, Obituary.....
om...................... 923
Gladstone and the Edinburgh printers against the One line stores, Will they disappear? .... ......... 951
Chace bill ...........

... 21 Our Christmas issues....
Gosse, Philip H., Obituary .......................... 252 - Young Folks' Readirg Circle ...................
Government publications .....

.... 19

Paper-making, Ancient materials .......
Gray, E. P., Obituary.............

188

Paper testing in Germany............................ 225
Greey, Edward, Obituary ...........

526 Paris Universal Exposition of 1889.......524, 612, 652, 881
Grolier Club edition of the Philobiblon..

Petter, G. W., Obituary........ ................... 526
--progressing..........

Philobiblon, Grolier Club edition .................... 924
Haggard's “ King Solomon's Mines ".........

Piracy rampant in England ......

250
Hale (E. E.) protects his copyrights in short sto-

Political opportunity for the trade
ries .......

Poole's (new) index .......... ................... 585
Halkett and Laing, Indices to........

..... 524

Prang's art publications for 1888................. 135
Hofmann, F., Obituary

252

“Princess Nourmahal," Authorship of ......... 886
Hospital Saturday and Sunday Assoc ..........

..... 975

Proctor, Richard A., Obituary ......... ..... 315
Hutchinson, J. E., Obituary ...........

.............. 207

Publishers' Weekly, Value of .................... 208, 1021
Index to June Record of Books, 7.---July, 160.--August,
243.—September, 517.-October, 640.-November,

Publishing in Germany, Cost of..........

............ 136
874.-December, 999.

Rand McNally & Co. See Laird & Lee.
Infection in books.........

Roe, Edward Payson, Obituary...................... 140
International Copyright, Germany's new law ........ Roe cover controversy ...........................165, 166
- - Opposition to .......

........ 950 Routledge, George, Obituary ....................... 978
- Literary and Artistic Congress in Venice.......... 524 Royal present..........

... 490
- warning ..........
923 Ruling in the “Old Sleuth " case..

... 586
Invasion of England by Amer. publishers...... 885 Ryder, S. S., on taxes........

........ 553
Istria, Dora d', Obituary
953 Savage, John, Obituary..........

... 587
It does not pay .......
525 Schleyer, J. M., Obituary ......

.... 554
Jewish Publication Society .......................... 226 Scott (Walter) agency complication again ...........
Kingsley's “West ward Ho” ........................ 587 Sheridan's memoirs .........................

..... 251
Kneeland, Dr. Samuel, Obituary .................... 554

Sloping bookcase.....................................
Laird & Lee vs. Rand, McNally & Co............525, 545 Solberg's bibliography copied by Papafara .......... 40
Lane, Harvey B., Obituary ........ ............. 270 Special lists:- Educational catalogue, 59.-Fall an-
Lea and Dove edition of “The Compleat Angler" ... 554

nouncements, 294.-Holiday gift-books, Christmas

Book Shelf.
Leavitt, Geo. A., Obituary .......... .........977, 1023

“Spice of Life" again........

.......... 615
Leipzig, New booksellers' house ...................

- in court................

.... 586
Literary News (Editorial).

.........1021

Splitting paper, Another way............ ........ 978
- trade union........

Stop thief ...

... 616
"Little Lord Fauntleroy" copyright case......

Subscription-book publishers' memoranda not con-
Longfellow (The) of the book-trade.......

tracts.........
Loudon's Indian narratives, Proposals to reprint

Tariff on books.........

..............613,
Lowell on literature.........................

Teachers' catalogue ........

......... 922
Mackenzie's (Dr.) book ..........

587 Text-books “at cost ” ...........
Magee, James Pollock, Obituary ...

To an old book......
Monumental work on butterflies ...

Trade exhibitions, Value of...........
Mystery of the Christmas book ............ ..... 975 | Trade List Annual ...............

........19, 314
National literature .........

.......... 923 - - - Good words for..............................
No novels for Ocean Grove ......... ........... 184

- outlook................... ......................... 314
North Carolina booksellers' and stationers' board of

Two cents a mile for drummers...................... 41
trade ............................................... 31

Type-setting machine.............
Obituary :-Frank Bellew, 21.-Edward P. Roe, 140.

Typothetæ, Convention of ..................227, 486,
- Ruland F. Coffin, 140.-M. R. Gateley, 166.-E. P.
Gray, 188.-Daniel Bixby, 188.-Mrs. Chas, Cun-

Underselling, Attempt to prevent....

........... 40
ningham, 188. -J. E. Hutchinson, 207.-George Uruguay, Copyright in..........

......... 526
Weber, 227.-Friederich Hofmann, 252.-Philip H.

Venice, Inter, congress in...............
Gosse, 252.-Prof. Randolph J. E. Clausius, 252.-

..............
Rev. H. H. Weld, 252.-Harvey B. Lane, 270.-

Vizetelly fined..
Richard A. Proctor, 315.- Freiherr C. v. Cotta, 489. Weber. George, Obituary ..................

...... 227
--Prof. Wm. H. Woodbury, 489.-G. W. Petter, 526.

Weed out the beats .............
-John C. Dent, 526.-Edward Greey, 526.-Dr. Sam-

Weld, Rev. Horatio H., Obituary..........
uel Kneeland, 554.-J. M. Schleyer, 554.-John
Savage, 587.-James P. Magee, 615.- Dr. Robert What " Robert Elsmere" has to say to the trade ....
Young, 650.-Joseph E. Ainsworth, 888.-Henry F.

Woglom, Henry F., Obituary.....
Woglom, 888.- Nathaniel Currier, 888.-Kathleen
O'Meara, 889.-Dora d'Istria, 953.-G. A. Leavitt,

Woodbury, Prof. Wm. H., Obituary ................
977.-George Routledge, 978.-Oliver Ditson, 1024. Young, Dr. Robert, Obituary....

Lawrence Oliphant ................................1024 Zola, Crusade against .............
“Old Sleuth" case, Ruling in....................... 586 - prohibited in Tennessee ...........................
Oliphant Laurence, Obituary .............. .......1024 Zola's “Dream " disturbed...........

....... 487

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653

615

INDEX TO ADVERTISERS.

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Altemus, H........277, 459, 499, 567, 624, 149 Duffie, W. J ..........

.........123

American and Foreign Magazine Depot.....146. Dutton (E. P.) & Co ........374-375, 104-105 x

349, 655, 955 | Economist Press. ..........173, 231, 566, 117 x

American Catologue..... ...............1036 Ellis, Geo. H .............................454

American Educational Catalogue. .......27, 503

Esterbrook Steel Pen Co. (See also Trade

American News Co ......... .......901 Cards.) ..........................123, 502

American Tract Society ....... .......452 Estes & Lauriat ..........2, 386-389, 140-143 x

Anderson School-Book Co..............

Fellows (G. S.) & Co....... ..........259

Annual American Catalogue.......28, 212, 1031 Fords, Howard & Hulbert ...........460, 150 x

Appleton (D.) & Co.. ..1, 33, 55, 104, 125, 153. Fowler & Wells Co ..... ...............123

177, 197, 218, 237, 261, 281, 473, 506, 541, 573. Fuller. Henry C ..........................349

601, 656, 669, 116 x, 861, 905, 937, 961, 985

Armstrong (A. C.) & Son ..........284-285, 2 x

Funk & Wagnalls ..........453, 623, 3d cover x
Arnold & Co .............................461

Gebbie & Co ..................542-543, 146 x

Baker & Taylor Co. (See also Trade Cards.) Gebbie & Husson Co..

..........146 *

58, 365, 502, 534, 560, 593, 658, last cuver x Gillott (Jos.) & Sons. (See Trade Cards.)

Bangs & Co ..............................5

Ginn & Co .......

........115

Barnes (A.S) & Co..... .........53, 100 x Griggs (S. C.) & Co.......................192
Bates, Chas. A ...........................349 | Harper & Bros.......32, 52, 56, 152, 176, 196,
Beacham, J..................... 146, 655, 955 216, 236, 260, 274, 446, 497, 532, 559, 574,628,
Bibliographical Publications, Publishers' Weekly. I 657, 692, 14-15 x, 904, 930, 960, 984, 1029

451, 962 Harrwitz, Max........ ............897
Binders for Weekly .......................667 Hart & Robertson .....

..........273

Blair, J. C..............255, 459, 567, 981, 1032 | Holman (A. J.) & Co.....275, 458, 501, 568. 624

Blakiston (P.) Son & Co........ ........107 Holt (Henry) & Co....................103, 350

Book Antiquary ...

.........273 Houghton, Mifflin & Co,...34, 108-109, 391-408,

Books for Summer Travellers, .......... 24, 148

572, 668, 4-7 x

Boston School Supply Co.................114

Hubbard Bros. .............457, 568, 663, 147 x

Bouton, J. W. .....

Hurst & Co ........................570, 148 x

Brentano's......146, 213, 280, 457, 475, 540, 662

International News Co ....... ........474

Brown & Gross ......

........122

Ivison, Blakeman & Co... ...........106

Burrows (The) Bros. Co...31, 195, 571, 685, 979

Jenkins, Wm. R. .......... 118, 458, 661, 149 *

Cambridgeport Diary Co ..................462

Jordan Bros.

........146

Carter (Robert) & Bros ..............452, 147 x

Jordan, Marsh & Co...

Cassell & Co.........352-354, 504, 602, 10-13 * i

Judd (O.) Co ... ...................454

Cassino, S. E.........

...........123
........447, 144 x

Kehoe, L. ............

Century (The) Co......

.........443

Kellogg, A. H ...............31, 147, 463, 1035

Chapin, H. D ..........

Kerr (C. H.) & Co .....

........273

...........191

Christern, F. W...

............120

Ketcham, W. B....

..........495

Christmas Bookshelf. ............561, 622, 898

Leach, Shewell & Sanborn .................122

Clark & Maynard....

............116

Leavitt (Geo. A.) & Co ................255, 569

Collins, Charles.... .... ..............116

Levey (F. H.) & Co.....................149 x

Copyright Notices.....23, 45, 146, 897, 955, 979

Lee & Shepard.....124, 288, 465-472, 151-166 x

Cowperthwait & Co .........

........ 123 Lippincott (J. B.) Co. (See also Trade Cards.)
Crowell (T. Y.) & Co .........49, 414-417, 498,

54, 286,287, 351, 360–364, 598, 8-9 x, 1034

136–137 x, 901 | Literary News........

............122, 562

Dearborn Pub. Co....................663, 689 | Little, Brown & Co .....372-373, 629, 138-139 x
Delay, J .....

................463 | Lockwood & Coombes.....................123
Denison, C. H ................29, 147, 256, 462 Longmans, Green & Co ..........105, 569, 99 x

e ........ ...........257, 461 | Lothrop (D.) Co........I 54, 238, 422-426, 630,

De Wolfe, Fiske & Co...31, 193, 273, 539, 119 %

132 *, 906

Dillingham, Charles T. (See also Trade Cards.)

Lovell (A.) & Co...........

...... .120

427, 453, 496, 533, 563, 620, 659, 903, 1034 | Lovell (J. W.) Co....

.......... 450

Dodd, Mead & Co..217, 436-437, 625, 126-127 x | Luyster, A. L.........29, 230, 463, 685, 900, 979

Draper, W. F................. ........118 | McGeorge, P. A ..............31, 147, 259, 463

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