Fifteen readable essays examine topics such as editorial policy in the early journals, the economic side of scientific publishing in the 17th and 18th centuries, aspects of journal indexing, early modern scientific networks, and the issues of authorship and authority. The whole constitutes a body of work that reveals both the richness and scope for further inquiry that has motivated Kronick for decades.When Young reduced the size of the edition from 1, 000 for the first and second issues to 500 for the third, having sold only ... The cost of paper and printing for an edition of 1, 000 for an eighty-eight-page issue was 4.3 pence per copy, while theanbsp;...
|Title||:||"Devant Le Deluge" and Other Essays on Early Modern Scientific Communication|
|Author||:||David Abraham Kronick|
|Publisher||:||Scarecrow Press - 2004-01-01|