sevenpenny

sevenpenny

(ˈsɛvənpənɪ)
n, pl -nies
a printed volume of literature that costs sevenpence
adj
1. costing or having a value of sevenpence
2. trifling
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s letter to the Bookseller (21 May 1909) echoed widely expressed views on publishers' 'suicidal apathy' as new novelists and those with limited sales faced extinction, while even famous authors would suffer as customers waited for the sevenpenny edition of new works which yielded 2d.
Fiction was slow until summer, but the bestsellers and the English shilling, sevenpenny, and sixpenny novels had a steady sale.