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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume XI. The Period of the French Revolution.

XIV. Book Production and Distribution, 1625–1800.

§ 18. Society for Encouragement of Learning.


The co-operative system was attempted also on behalf of authors, and a Society for the Encouragement of Learning was founded with the object of securing to writers the whole product of their labours; but, though some books of note were published through this channel about the middle of the century, the society can hardly be said to have flourished.   34

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