A 1 0 0 year d e b a t e Gordon Graham Just over a century ago, Ftederick Macmillan made book trade history when he required t h a t an important title - Marshall's Principles of Economics - be sold by British booksellers at no less t h a n the cover price. His bold act was a pie-cursor of the for• mation of the Publishers Association in 1896; the re-formation of the Booksellers Association in 1895; and the implementa• tion of the Net Book Agreement in 1900. Macmillan s act also inaugurated a d e b a t e , n o t merely o n t h e p r i n c i p l e of resale price m a i n t e n a n c e , but o n t h e role, if any, t h a t publishers should play in c o n t r o l l i n g t h e selling prices of t h e i r books. T h a t debate reverberates today. P r i c e - c u t t i n g had b
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Published: Jan 1, 1991
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