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ERIC Number: ED224019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Pages: 103
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-936442-08-5
Book Publishing in Wisconsin, Including a Directory of Wisconsin Book Publishers. Proceedings of the Conference on Book Publishing in Wisconsin (Madison, WI, May 6, 1977).
Danky, James P., Ed.; And Others
The papers in this compilation were drawn from a 1977 conference on book publishing in Wisconsin. Following introductory remarks, the five papers in the collection deal with the following topics: (1) the history of Perishable Press, which specializes in publishing hand-made books; (2) the role of the publishing firm Wisconsin House in the development of a regional literature; (3) the history of the Western Publishing Company, publishers of the Big Little Books and the Little Golden Books; (4) the history of "Wisconsin Trails" magazine and its book publishing arm, Tamarack Press; and (5) the publication efforts of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. The compilation also contains a directory of Wisconsin book publishers. (FL)
Publications Committee, Library School of the University of Wisconsin, 600 North Park St., Madison, WI 53706 ($6.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Library School.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin