Estimated costs for publishing Samuel Smiles 'Self-Help'

John Murray's estimate book details the expected costs of publishing Smiles' 'Self-Help' in 1859.

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1859 } Secretan's Life of Robt. Nelson
Augt. 2 8vo (424 p.p.) 1000 No
Clowes PrintingComposing 226 Sheets a 3—4—0 1—11—6 40
38

19
8

0
0
Working 52 Reams @ 9/6 — 24 14 0
Corrections &c 20 12 0
86 5
52 Reams Sht & ½ post 20/- 52
Portrait 21
Advertising 35 15
12/-
9/-
9/-
6/9
8/6
6/5
Boarding 1000 Cops. 41
1000 — 25/4 a 8/- 2388 236
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1859 } Self Help. By S. Smiles .
Nov. 2 Post 8vo 3000 No
Clowes Composing 11⅛ shts a 3—0—0 — 33 7 6
Working 69 reams a 7/- 24 3 0
Extras, Corrn. & Pressg. 1/6 14 17 6 72 8
69 Reams dble post 22/6 77 12 6
Commission 15
Advertising 45 6
Boarding 3000 Cops. 100
6/- 310
3000 — 25/4 @ 4/- 576
Less Comn. 57
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