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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Dollar sign, denoting ‘all the signatures’; used in collational formulas with a figure indicating number of signed leaves per gathering in a book.

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1848

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The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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1915

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A novel by Roger McDonald, was first published in 1979, and won the Age Book of the Year and the SA biennial literature awards; in 1982 a seven-part adaptation by ...

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1919

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Novel by Dos Passos published in 1932. It is the second in the trilogy U.S.A. (collected 1938), including The 42nd Parallel (1930) and The Big Money (1936). Interspersed in the narrative...

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1968

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Was the year of protest par excellence. As in 1848, social revolt spread through the peninsula while also taking place in other countries, as movements from below challenged centres of ...

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900

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(Novecento)

(1926–9).

Literary journal founded in Rome by Curzio Malaparte and Massimo Bontempelli, though Malaparte quickly lost interest. It initially appeared as a...

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A. A. (August Aimé) Balkema

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 (1906–96) Dutch publisher

who established his company in South Africa in 1946. His list included belles-lettres (sold to Human & Rousseau in 1962) and non-fiction (natural and...

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A. A. M. (Alexander Alphonse Marius) Stols

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 (1900–1973) Dutch publisher.

A major representative of the new Dutch typographic style, Stols combined his commercial publishing activities with fine printing at his private...

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A. A. Milne

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(1882–1956)

British writer, noted especially for his ever-popular children's books and his plays.

After attending Westminster School and reading mathematics at Trinity...

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A. (Arthur) Bertram Chandler

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(1912–84),

born Aldershot, England, spent most of his young manhood sailing the world in tramp and passenger steamers. He emigrated to Australia in 1956 and commanded vessels of...

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