Publishing book trade

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Half-title from 1852: Grass, Barth & Co.

Book publishing ( English publishing trade ) refers to the unit of a book shop with a publisher . Usually the publisher is called the publisher for short .

Early book printers and publishers such as Johannes Fust , Peter Schöffer and Konrad Henckis recognized the value of the Frankfurt Fair for the book trade in Germany, Northern Europe and Paris and became pioneers of the Frankfurt Book Fair . The publishing book trade replaced the manuscript trade .


  1. Publishing house bookstore - Duden. In: Retrieved November 16, 2017 .
  2. See Albrecht Kirchhoff : The manuscript dealers of the Middle Ages . 2nd, revised edition. Self-published, Leipzig 1853.

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