Archive for the history of the book industry

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Archive for the history of the book industry

description Book science journal
Area of ​​Expertise Book and librarianship, information and documentation; History; Literary studies
language German
publishing company de Gruyter (Germany)
First edition 1956
Frequency of publication yearly
editor Historical commission of the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels
Web link Publishing site
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The Archive for the History of the Book Industry (AGB) is a scientific journal published by the Historical Commission of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association. It has been published by the Booksellers Association since 1956 . From 2002 she appeared at the Marketing and Publishing Service of the Book Trade (MVB). The magazine has been published by KG Saur Verlag since the 58th volume , now by Verlag de Gruyter .

The magazine publishes articles on historical topics from all areas of the book industry. The forerunner of today's magazine is the “ Archive for the History of the German Book Trade ” , published in Leipzig from 1878 to 1898 .

See also


  • Stephan Füssel / Georg Jäger / Hermann Staub / Monika Estermann (eds.): The Exchange Association of the German Book Trade 1825–2000. A historical outline . Published on behalf of the Historical Commission. Booksellers Association, Frankfurt am Main 2000, ISBN 3-7657-2297-9 .

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