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THE

PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY

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AMERICAN BOOK-TRADE JOURNAL

WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE

American Literary Gazette and Publishers' Circular

ESTABLISHED IN THE YEAR 1852

VOL. XXXVII

JANUARY-JUNE, 1890

NEW YORK
OFFICE OF THE PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY

1890

Vol. XXXVII. JANUARY TO JUNE, 1890.

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT'.

INDEX TO EDITORIALS, COMMUNICATIONS, SPECIAL LISTS, AND PROMINENT

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PAGE Abbott, Benj. V., Obituary.......................... 298

........ 298 | Robert, Carter, Tribute to the memory of ............ 254 Abolition of the tariff on books by mail, Plea for.. 769 -- & Bros. to go out of business. ................. 589 African bibliographies .......... ............. 357

Cassell (The) Publishing Company ................. 230 Aldine club-house opened.....

.. 277 Census and the periodical press..................... 643 American Baptist Pub. Society's jubilee.............. - investigation..........

............. · 226 - Book Co.........

.....558, 642, 717 Childs' (Geo. W.) Recollections..................... --- Latest additions...

......... 721 Christian Advocate and Stanley's “Darkest Africa".. - publishers' copyright league.-Annual meeting... 354 Church, John, Obituary - Tract Society, Annual Meeting ................... 651 Close discounts and trade reform, Plea for........... Annual Catalogue............ ................ ...7, 46 Coalition of school-book publishers........... - Summary Number ................................. 7.

Colby, Albert.-- In memoriam...................... Another “word about book-men"................... 357 - Obituary .......................................... Are free school-books desirable ?.....

... 587
Cole library ....................

... 534 ** Artist's Proof," What constitutes....

... 618 Copyright and a book trust.......................... Authorship of “The Wrong Box" set right......... 230 -- patents again................................... Baird's (Henry C.) scheme to circumvent the British

- telephones.........

...... 228 public libraries..........

9 - bill before Congress............

..... 252 Bancroft-Whitney Co.-A correction ............ ... 770 - campaign ........ Bankruptcy in the book trade.... ........

... 226
- Canadian.....

.... 277, 536, 642 Barlow Sale.......... .... 278 - defeat .....

............ 612 Bean us. G. W. Carleton & Co...................

- in the New Year ............. Beauties of the discount system.................

... 302

- matters : Besant on Amer, copyright.............. Biart's “Adventures of a young naturalist ".......

-- Physicians in favor of Inter. Copyright........ Bibliographies, Forthcoming.

-- Present status of the Copyright bill ............ Blades, William, Obituary......................... -- Western branch of the Am. Copyright League. ** Blue-book" for 1889.........

- movement in Eng. and Canada.. ................. Boker, Geo. H., Obituary..........................

- See International. Book clerks in dry-goods stores...........

Curiosities of French criticism......................

.. ............... 486 - production in England in 1889.........

Curious literary happening...........

...... 487 - Soap.........

... 227 Curtis, George T., on Inter. Copyright............ .... 560 Bookbuying, Profitable.....

301 Dawson, Henry B., Autobiography......... 644. 723, Books and furniture.......

Decadence of the pseudonym........................ 333 - at a dry-goods store. .............................. 9 Dictionary catalog, Why and how made............. 794 - by prominent people........................... 356 Dictionary War....................... .............. 849

of 1889............................................ 145 Discount question in England.............. 485, 533, 587 Bookseller-Dramatist ............................... 332

Duties on books................................. 377, 378 Booksellers and Stationers' Provident Assoc... 280, 559. Dutton, E. P. & Co.'s, holiday preparations......... 825

618, 721, 765 Editorial management of the Publishers' Weekly.. 226 Boston Copyright Assoc. meeting....

91 Electricians endorse the copyright bill... ........... Bowen, Francis, Obituary......

Encyclopædia Britannica reprints...... Bowen-Merrill Co, fire..... ... 407 -- Decision against ...........

... 850 Branch Post-Office to relieve uptown publishers..... 356 England and Canada, Copyright movement in ....... Brett, Geo. E., Obituary........... ........ 798 - Discount system in .............

587 Brooks, H. N.............................. ......... English and American book markets.......... 528, Brotherhood of Commercial Travellers.-Fifth An - books, List of....... 225, 298, 352, 475, 507, 527, 586, 715 nual dinner....................................... 10 Farran, Robert, Obituary......

48 Bunce, O. B., Eng. and Amer. book markets........ 529 Fitts, James F., Obituary... - Funeral of ................ ................... 722 Foreign mail, Larger labels wanted ................. 561 - Obituary ....... ................. 649 Forgotten books (Verse)..............

.... 13 Burnett's (Mrs.) reply to Miss Winthrop's charge of Free libraries, Do they decrease the popular sale of plagiarism.....

.......... 255 books? ........ Byron Collectors, A hint to .......

... 849

- transportation of books for state libraries.......... Campbell, Andrew, Obituary.

German book production in 1889 Can pictures be engraved in bond ? .........

46 Geyer, Andrew, Testimonial by the Booksellers and Canadian copyright.........

...277, 536, 642 Stationers' Provident Assoc ........................ 535 Carter, Robert, Obituary ........................... 11 Gladstone on International Copyright ............... 508 -- Reminiscences of..........

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Griggs, S. C., jr., Obituary.....

-Fletcher Harper, 722.-Albert Colby, 763.-Wm.
Grolier Club's house-warming......................

E. Ward, 763.-Geo. Hooper, 763.-Geo. E. Brett,
332

798.-Wm. Ř. Jenkins, 826.
Handy editions, plea for.............

256
Old Sleuth Case.....

.... 718
Harper and Lovell misunderstanding.......... 764, 824

Pan-American copyright...

..... 355
Harper, Fletcher, Obituary..........

| Parham & Co........................

...... 226
Harper, Mrs. Kate, Obituary....

Patterson, Geo. T., Obituary........................
Hartley, Thos. W., Obituary....

Perthes, Andreas, Obituary.......................... 30
Hatton-Lovell controversy...............

Plummer, Geo. S., Obituary........................ 232
Henderson, Peter, Obituary ..........

....... 163

Popular sale of objectionable books..................
Hibben, Thos. N., Obituary.....

...... 256

Postage, Proposed higher rates for periodical books.. 588
Hooper, Geo., Obituary.

Postmaster-General's dilemma............
Hospital book and newspaper society.. ... ... 255

Postmaster-General and the Stationers ............
- Saturday and Sunday Assoc. fund, Contributions

Presbyterian Board of Pub. investigation..........
of book trade...........

.......... 29

Present outlook........
In re " Recollections of F. S. Cozzens".............. 721

Printing in N. Y. City, Hist. of..
Index to books of 1889........... ................ 67-144

Prophesied invasion of books.......
-- January Record of books, 220.-- February, 320.-

Pseudonym, Decadence of...........

333
March, 476.-April, 579.-May, 755.- June, 842.

Pseudonyms and their owners. .......................
Inter. Copyright: Appleton memorial to the Pan-

Pushing sales on the whole list......
American Congress.........

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Reverence for literature and art .................... 823
-- Assoc., Boston......... .....................

Sale of " valuable" books. ........................ 29
-- Geo. T. Curtis on......

School-book combination, New...................... 557
-- Defeat of the Chace-Breckinridge bill in

- corruption..................
house ... .......................................... 61

-- publishers, Coalition of.

..... 380
-- Gladstone on...........

.......... 500
Scotch printing, Annals of ...........

.......................... 486
-- House Judiciary Committee hearings....... 228, 275

Simonds bill on International Copyright.........
- Librarians in favor of ............................

Smith, J. F., Obituary............
- Lowell on the defeat of the copyright bill....... 717

Spencer's works, Sale of........... ............. 709
– Progress of the copyright bill................... 300

Spring Announcement list 399. -- Publishers' sum-
-- Report of the Judiciary Committee.............. 458

m aries ............................................. 411
-- Simonds bill, 718.-Derends Inter. Copy. law...

- trade sale. .........

ide sale....................................... .. 509
-- Text of present bill........... ...........

... 8

" Standards” and “trash"......................... 28
-- Western publisher on the “ Right of copyright": 718

Stanley's coming book, News of..................... 487
Iowa, No school book trust...........

State (The) and the pablishing business..........330, 716
Is it honest ? .........

– libraries, Free transportation of books............. 378
- - right? ............................

Stationers' board of trade. Annual meeting, 29.-
Jenkins, Chas., Obituary..........

.... 256

Dinner, 227.
Jenkins, Wm. R., Obituary..............

.... 8

Status of the Copyright bill before Congress......... 252
Jewett (C.F.) Pub. Co. loses its President...........

Subscription-book publishers' methods criticised.... 10
Kehoe, Lawrence, Obituary ......................... Summer number contents : The Cult of the Body-
Largest book ever made .............................. 333 And Its Literature, 671.-Harbor of Pernambuco,
Librarians in favor of International Copyright.......

675.-Nest of the White Heron, 676.-Inland Yacht-

ing, 676.-Danger Ahead, 677.-Liverpool, 678.-
"Libraries " as third-class matter.... ..............

Hunting Blackcock, 678. - A Youthful Ad-
“Library” publishers' "combine"........ 274, 299, 354 venturer, 678. – Dogs for Hunting Ruffed
Literature, Demand and supply in...................

Grouse, 680. - How to Excel as a Golfer, 680.-

Washington Irving's Summer home, 681.-Father,
Lovell's (Frank F.) marriage........

Mother, and Child, 682, - First Triumphs as
Lovell combination......................... 458, 460, 508 Empress, 682.--On the Way to Windsor, 684.-
- Company and Eng. publishers.. ................... 764

Muse of Heaven, 684.-Miliali's Favorite Home,

685.-On the Bluff, 686. — Becalmed in Pleasant
Marston, E., celebrates his sixty-sixth birthday...... 408

Company, 686.-Genius is Infinite Patience, 687.--
Marston, Westland, Obituary........................ 48 Books for Summer Reading, 688.
Methodist Book Concern's new home, Dedication of. 278 Swayne, Edw. C., Obituary............. ........... 30
Mounting for extra illustrations...........

Swindler operating in the name of the New York
- of drawings............

...... 770 News Co.......... ................ .......... 331
Munro vs. Beadle.......

Tariff on books by mail, Plea for abolition...........
National Temperance Soc'y jubilee.......

Taylor, John O., Obituary........
Necessary reply to an unnecessary question......

Ticknor's (Benj.) silver wedding.........
New York News Co. swindled..

Tinker, F. H., Obituary.............
......... 331
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... 650
-- postal guide ...........

..... 721 Treasury regulation regarding imported books... 330. 331
-- state school-book matters..........

... ....... 719 | Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co.: An explana-
Newspaper publishers endorse the copyright bill..... 275

275 tion.......................

.................... .. 407
Nichols, Henry P., Obituary......................... 30

Walker, Edw. D., Obituary........
No school-book trust in Iowa ......

Wapamaker Bookstore: "Standard books of perma-
Obituary : Robert Carter, 11.-Geo. H. Boker, 12.-

nent value "...............

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Henry P, Nichols, 30.-Edw. C. Swayne, 30.-Geo.

Wanamaker's Book News......
T. Patterson, 30.-A. Perthes, 30.- Robert Farran,
48.- Major Jas. F. Fitts. 48.-Westland Marston, 48.

War against the three-volume novel.................
-S. C. Griggs, jr., 48.-- Francis Bowen, 163.-J.O. Ward, Wm. E., Obituary ......................
Taylor, 163.- Peter Henderson, 163.-Geo. S. Plum-

Watkins, Geo. H., Obituary... .......
mer, 232. - Thos, W. Hartley, 256. - Thomas V.
Hibben, 256.-Chas. Jenkins, 256. - J. F. Smith,

Webster's dictionary-ancient and modern..........
298. — Benj. V. Abbott, 298. - Lawrence Kehoe, Western branch of the Am. Copyright League.......
357. - Geo. H. Watkins, 371. -- Andrew Camp-

What are you going to do about it? ................ 487
bell, 537. - John Church, 619. - Edw. D. Wal.
ker, 619. - Mrs. Kate Harper, 619. – O. B.

Why and how a dictionary catalog is made .......... 794
Bunce, 649.-F. H. Tinker, 650.-Wm. Blades, 650. Word about bookmen........

........ 230

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799

330

INDEX TO ADVERTISERS.

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Altemus, H....... ........440, 740, 808 Fords, Howart & Hulbert................. 208
American and Foreign Magazine Depot.... 15, Frueauff, H. T. ........ ............ 387, 571

337, 830 | Funk & Wagnalls........... 176, 436, 569, 778
American Book Co............ .......634, 744 Galwey, J............... ........... 362
American Educational Catalogue...... 657. 805 Gillott (Jos.) & Sons............... 19, 342, 835
American Tract Society.............. 205, 442 Griggs (S. C.) & Co............ ......... 496
Annual American Catalogue....... 16, 285, 343 | Harper & Bros. 2, 36, 53, 394, 550, 706, 782, 838
Appleton (D.) & Co.... 1, 21, 37, 167, 169, 213, | Hill (J. L.) Printing Co.....

..... 659
241, 265, 289, 339, 345, 369, 389, 449, 502, Hobbing, Peter. ......................... 856
605, 692, 785 Hobson, Francis. ........

......... 38
Armstrong (A. C.) & Son.............. 64, 390 Holman (A. J.) & Co...... 597, 739. 807
Arnold & Co............................ 836 Holt (Henry) & Co......... ......... 166, 543
Baird (Henry Carey) & Co................ 205 Homans Pub. Co......................... 206
Baker & Taylor Co........... 19, 263, 631, 835 | Houghton, Miffin & Co..... 177-179, 426, 694-
Bancroft Co............................. 571

695, 747
Bangs & Co............ 309, 385, 441, 567, 600 Hunt & Eaton (see also Methodist Book
Beacham, J...................... 15, 337, 830 Concern)............. ...........189, 702
Bibliographical Publications, Publishers' Weekly. | Ireland, John...

.. 310, 699
203, 445 Jenkins, Wm. R. ........ ............. 207
Binders for Pub. Weekly......

.. 342 Johnson, H. J...

................. 515
Birch
......... 285 | Kellogg, A. H.........

19, 603, 833
Bonner's (Robt.) Sons......

704 | Ketcham, W. B.......

.......... 208
Books for Summer Travellers... 601, 855 | Knowles, Wm.......... ................. 209
Brentano's.........

.... 206 | Lea Bros. & Co....... ............ 207
Bromfield & Co...

834 | Leavitt (Geo. A.) & Co... ......... 385, 497
Bryant (W. C.) & Co........ ......... 545 Lee & Shepard.................. 212, 441, 670
Burrows (The) Bros. Co.................. 812 | Library Journal............
Caspar's Directory............... 204, 628, 804 | Lippincott (J. B.) Co.... 18, 33, 60–62, 261, 310,
Cassell Pub. Co.... 170-171, 264, 288, 312, 391,

393, 470, 543. 574, 748
598, 666-667 Little, Brown & Co...... 180-181, 448, 573, 668
Century Co.............................. 699 Longmans, Green & Co. ..., 182-183, 440, 549
Chadbourne, S. H...

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184, 431, 735, 743, 803
Coöperative Index to Periodicals...... 423, 835 Lovell (F. F.) & Co....................... 185
Copyright Notices......... 15, 283, 465, 515, 624 Lovell (J. W.) Co....... 186–187, 495, 501, 604,
Crowell (T. Y.) & Co........ 172, 517, 630, 831

633, 703, 777, 831, 837
Cupples (J. G.) Co.... ............ 285 McClurg (A. C.) & Co............... 188. 443
Davie (O.) & Co......

.... 548 | McLoughlin Bros.....
Denison, C. H......... ........... 662 Macmillan & Co......... 33, 263, 442, 597, 808
De Wolfe, Fiske & Co......

.........173 Meisterschaft Co......... ......... 776
Dillingham, Chas. T......... 18, 286, 518, 834 | Merriam (G. & C.) & Co....

am (G. & C.) & Co.......... 517, 660, 834
Dillingham, G. W....

..... 307 | Methodist Book Concern. (See also Hunt &
Dodd, Mead & Co........ 56, 174, 346, 430, 698) Eaton)........

..... 189
Dutton (E. P.) & Co..... 175, 214, 606, 814-817 | Moss Engraving Co................... 19, 165
Dwight & Eddy....

... 515 | Nelson (Thomas) & Sons..... 190, 363, 435, 788
Eastman Co...........

..........311 Nims & Knight................ ..... 191
Eckler, Peter ........

... 595 Ogilvie (J. S.) & Co....
Economist (The) Press.... ..... 18, 858 Our Race Pub. Co... ......... 595, 734
Esterbrook Steel Pen Co................... 19 Peterson (T. B.) & Bros..20, 240, 500, 544, 779
Estes & Lauriat...... 22, 34, 38, 284, 432, 542, | Photo-Electrotype Eng. Co...... ......... 498

778, 812 Porter & Coates... ...... 209, 307, 439, 705
Excelsior Pub. House...

... 782 Pott (J.) & Co..... ......... 209, 445, 833
Ezekiel & Bernheim.............. 34, 569, 835 Prang (L.) & Co... ................. 266, 599

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