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GRAHAM JEFCOATE: Charles Heydinger: A London Bookseller at the Leipzig Book Fair, 1770-1773.
Heydinger was the only London bookseller to establish a significant presence at a German book fair during the 18th century. This paper outlines his Leipzig visits not only in the context of his career but also of the Anglo-German book trade in the 18th century.
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