Central Books: A Brief History 1939 to 1999

Author(s): COPE, Dave
ISBN13/Barcode: 9780714732909
Central Books was set up in 1939 as the retail and wholesale outlet for Communist Party and other left-wing books and magazines. This is the story of its ups and downs over the years, and includes the portrayal of an array of interesting and sometimes unusual characters who worked there. The transition to its present position as a successful medium-sized independent distributor provides an entertaining and original perspective on the relationship between business and politics.

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The author David Cope has worked in the booktrade for some years, he worked at Central Books for over a decade. He now runs Left On The Shelf a second hand book shop specialising in left wing books.

David wrote Bibliography of the Communist Party of Great Britain ISBN 9781909831032. Published by Lawrence & Wishart in 2016.

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ISBN13/Barcode 9780714732909
ISBN10 0714732907
Author COPE, Dave
Binding Paperback
Date Published 1 Apr 2000
Frequency No
Report Date N/A
Pages 80
Publisher Central Books

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