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Cover: The Yellow Book in PAPERBACK

The Yellow Book

A Centenary Exhibition

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PAPERBACK

$15.00 • £12.95 • €13.50

ISBN 9780914630135

Publication Date: 05/31/2005

Short

6 x 9 inches

3 halftones, 3 line art

Houghton Library Publications

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This is a catalog of the commemorative exhibition of the one-hundredth anniversary of The Yellow Book, the most important and notorious British magazine in the 1890s—and the first to market High Culture to mass audiences in England and America through modern advertising strategies. It includes a 40-page essay, illustrations, and a checklist of the exhibition held at Houghton Library in 1994.

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