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by Eugene Exman

eBook The House of Harper: The Making of a Modern Publisher download ISBN: 0061936669
Author: Eugene Exman
Publisher: Harper Perennial; First HarperPerennial Edition edition (March 9, 2010)
Language: English
Pages: 352
ePub: 1823 kb
Fb2: 1397 kb
Rating: 4.4
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Category: History
Subcategory: Americas

The House of Harper - Eugene Exman. The young publisher James Harper, as depicted on an ivory miniature.

The House of Harper - Eugene Exman. That same year the Great Lakes were demilitarized, making a fortless boundary between the United States and Canada. To the South a new s carved out of territory abutting the Gulf of Mexico and added the twentieth star to the flag. In March, the month in which James Monroe was inaugurated President, a new sign was hung in front of a small frame house at the corner of Front and Dover Streets, New York. It read, J. & J. Harper, Printers. James Harper was almost twenty-two and John two years younger.

3 books of Eugene Exman. The Harper brothers and their sons and successors created a grand cultural institution that has become a cornerstone of America's literary heritage

3 books of Eugene Exman. The epic story of a publishing giant In 1817 four young brothers opened a printing shop in downtown Manhattan. Two centuries later, their small enterprise has grown into one of the world's largest and most successful publishing houses. The Harper brothers and their sons and successors created a grand cultural institution that has become a cornerstone of America's literary heritage.

Eugene Exman's classic history, published in 1967. See all 3 brand new listings. House of Harper by Eugene Exman (Paperback, 2010). Brand new: lowest price.

He was made a member of the firm's board of directors in 1944, a vice president in 1955, and retired in 1965 after thirty-five years with the company. Exman is also the author of The Brothers Harper and wrote the text for the photography book The World of Albert Schweitzer.

The Making of a Modern Publisher. amp; International Retailers.

An updated edition of this definitive history of Harper—a fascinating look into the history of American letters from the unique perspective of one of the country’s most distinguished and enduring publishers—now with a new introduction that brings the book up to the present day. From Moby Dick to Huckleberry Finn—but not Alice in Wonderland, which was rejected—The House of Harper is a sweeping trip through American letters, offering anecdotes and stories about authors from Charles Dickens, Herman Melville, and Mark Twain to Thomas Wolfe, Aldous Huxley, and Edna St. Vincent Millay.