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Pourle du jour,
Jamie Cumby, "Neither Scholar nor Printer: Luxembourg de Gabiano and the Financial Structure of Merchant Publishing in Sixteenth-Century Lyon", in Buying and selling: the business of books in early modern Europe, 2019

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" Scholarly book production in the sixteenth century was a messy, mercenary and occasionally cutthroat world. [...] printers and publishers were less interested in a noble Eisensteinian revolution in knowledge than in taking advantage of the academic market"

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