Tag: Bernard Tauchnitz

Aug 17

Tidbit Histories – Before Ebooks, In a Land Far Away.

The e-reader is not the first challenge to the traditional concept of a book. In 1841 Bernard Tauchnitz of Leipzig published the first paperback in a projected series he called ‘Collection of British Authors’. Coming on the heels of the first cloth-bound book in 1822, his series would include such notables as Dickens, Scott & …

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