Department of English

University of Toronto

21.0 Physical Bibliography

ABHB: Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries. Ed. Hendrik D. L. Vervliet, et al. 1970-92. The Hague: M. Nijhoff. Annual. [Z 117 A6--ROBAREF]

Index to Reviews of Bibliographical Publications: An Intemational Annual. 1976-85. Boston, MA: Hall. Annual. [Z 1035.1 I54--ROBAREF]

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21.1 Bibliographical Theory & Textual Criticism

Baker, William. Twentieth-Century Bibliography and Textual Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2000. [Z 1002 B28 2000]

Balsamo, Luigi. Bibliography: History of a Tradition. Trans. William A. Pettas. Berkeley, CA: Rosenthal, 1990. [Z 1001.3 B3513 1990]

Bornstein, George and Theresa Tinkle, eds. The Iconic Page in Manuscript, Print, and Digital Culture. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, c. 1997. [PR 21 I28 1998]

Bowers, Fredson. Bibliography and Textual Criticism. Lyell Lectures, 1959. Oxford: Clarendon, 1964. [Z 1001 B775]

---. Essays in Bibliography Text, and Editing. c. 1975. Rpt. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI, 1996. [010 B786E MC--INFOSTUD]

---. Principles of Bibliographical Description. 1949. Rpt. Winchester, UK: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1994. [R 010 B786PA--INFOSTUD]

---. Textual and Literary Criticism. Sandars Lectures in Bibliography, 1957-58. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 1966. [801.9 B786T MC--INFOSTUD]

Brack, O. M., Jr., and Warner Barnes, eds. Bibliography and Textual Criticism: English and American Literature, 1700 to the Present. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1969. [PR 61 B7]

Davison, Peter, ed. The Book Encompassed: Studies in Twentieth-Century Bibliography. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 1998. [Z 1001.3 B66 1998--VIC]

Dearing, Vinton A. Principles and Practice of Textual Analysis. Berkeley, CA: U of California P, 1974. [P 47 D43]

Foxon, David F. Thoughts on the History and Future of Bibliographical Description. The Zeitlin-Ver Brugge Lectures in Bibliography, Los Angeles, 1970; The John Howell Lectures in Bibliography, Berkeley, 1970. Los Angeles: School of Library Service, U of California, 1970. [010 F79T--INFOSTUD]

Gaskell, Philip. From Writer to Reader: Studies in Editorial Method. Oxford: Clarendon, 1978. [PN 162 G3]

---. A New Introduction to Bibliography. 1972. Rpt. New York: Oxford UP, 1978. [Z 1001 G37 1978--VIC]

Gottesman, Ronald, and Scott Bennett, eds. Art and Error: Modern Textual Editing. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 1970. [PN 162 G63]

Greetham, David C., ed. Scholarly Editing: A Guide to Research. New York: MLA, 1995. [PN 162 S24 1995]

---. Textual Scholarship: An Introduction. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities. 1417. New York: Garland, 1994. [Z 1001 G7 1994]

---. Textual Transgressions: Essays Toward the Construction of a Bibliography. New York: Garland, c. 1998. [Z 2001 A2G74 1998X]

---. Theories of The Text. Oxford: Clarendon, 1999. [PN 98 S6G74 1999]

Greg, W. W. The Calculus of Variants: An Essay on Textual Criticism. Oxford: Clarendon, 1927. [PA 47 G65]

---. Collected Papers. Ed. J. C. Maxwell. Oxford: Clarendon, 1966. [PR 99 G6845A16 1966]

Harmon, Robert B. Elements of Bibliography: A Guide to Information Sources and Practical Applications. 3rd ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 1998. [010 H288E3 MC--INFOSTUD]
See also: ---. Elements of Bibliography: A Simplified Approach. Rev. ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1989. [Z 1001 H29 1989]

Krummel, D. W. Bibliographies: Their Aims and Methods. New York: Mansell, 1984. [Z 1001 K86 1984]

Lefkovitz, Lori Hope, ed. Textual Bodies: Changing Bodies of Literary Representation. Albany, NY: State U of New York P, 1997. [PN 56 B62T49 1997]
Available on-line. [U of T Library Home Page; UTL Catalogue; Resources; e-Books]  

McGann, Jerome J. A Critique of Modern Textual Criticism. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1983. [P 47 M34 1983]

---. The Textual Condition. Princeton: Princeton UP, c. 1991. [PR 21 M37 1991]

---, ed. Textual Criticism and Literary Interpretation. Chicago: U of Chicago P, c. 1985. [PR 7 T49 1985]

McKenzie, D. F. Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 1999. [Z 1001 M15 1999]

---. "Printers of the Mind: Some Notes on Bibliographical Theories and Printing-House Practices." Studies in Bibliography 22 (1969): 1-75. [Z 1008 V55]
Answered by: Davison, Peter. "Science, Method, and the Textual Critic." Studies in Bibliography 25 (1972): 1-28. [Z 1008 V55]

McKerrow, Ronald B. An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary Students. 1927. Rpt. Winchester, UK: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1994. [010 M1FIA MC--INFOSTUD]

Murphy, Andrew, ed. The Renaissance Text: Theory, Editing, Textuality. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2000. [PR 418 T48R48 2000]

Myers, Robin, and Michael Harris, eds. Pioneers in Bibliography. Winchester, UK: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1988. [Z 1001 P56 1988]

Renaissance English Text Society. New Ways of Looking at Old Texts. II: Papers of the Renaissance English Text Society, 1992-1996. Ed. W. Speed Hill. Tempe, AZ: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, in conjunction with Renaissance English Text Society, 1998. [PR 418 T48R47 1998]

Shillingsburg, Peter L. Scholarly Editing in the Computer Age: Theory and Practice. 3rd ed. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, c. 1996. [PN 162 S576 1996X]

Stokes, Roy. Esdaile's Manual of Bibliography. 5th ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1981. [Z 1001 E75 1981--ROBAREF; 6th ed.--INFOSTUD]

Tanselle, G. Thomas. "Bibliographical History as a Field of Study." Studies in Bibliography 41 (1988): 33-63. [Z 1008 V55]

---. A Description of Descriptive Bibliography. Washington: Library of Congress, 1992. [010.42 T168D MC--INFOSTUD]

---. "Historicism and Critical Editing." Studies in Bibliography 39 (1986): 1-46. [Z 1008 V55]

---. Introduction to Bibliography: Seminar Syllabus. 18th ed. Charlottesville, VA: Book Arts, 1996. [010 AT168I18 MC--INFOSTUD]

---. A Rationale of Textual Criticism. Publication of the A. S. W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, c. 1989. [PN 81 T37 1989]

---. "A Sample Bibliographical Description, With Commentary." Studies in Bibliography 40 (1987): 1-30. [Z 1008 V55]

---. Selected Studies in Bibliography. 1979. Rpt. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI, 1996. [010 T168S MC--INFOSTUD]

---. "Textual Criticism and Deconstruction." Studies in Bibliography 43 (1990): 1-33. [Z 1008 V55]

---. Textual Criticism and Scholarly Editing. Charlottesville, VA: Published for the Bibliographical Society of the U of Virginia by the UP of Virginia, 1990. [P 47 T36 1990--TRIN]

Thorpe, James Ernest. Principles of Textual Criticism. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1972. [PR 65 T5]

Vander Meulen, David L. "The History and Future of Bowers's Principles." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 79 (1985): 197-219. [Z 1008 B485]

Williams, William Proctor, and Craig S. Abbott. An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies. 3rd ed. New York: MLA, 1999. [Z 1001 W58 1989X]

Toronto Conferences on Editorial Problems. A Conference has been held annually since 1965, and the proceedings subsequently published. Conferences, so far, have dealt with the editing of: Sixteenth-Century Texts (1965); Nineteenth-Century Texts (1966); Eighteenth-Century Texts (1967); Editor, Author, and Publisher (1968); Twentieth-Century Texts (1969); Seventeenth-Century Prose (1970); Texts of the Romantic Period (1971); Canadian Texts (1972); Eighteenth-Century Novels (1973); British and American Literature, 1880-1920 (1974); Renaissance Dramatic Texts (1975); Medieval Texts (1976); Nineteenth-Century Fiction (1977); Correspondence (1978); Illustrated Books (1979); Poetry from Spenser to Dryden (1980); Texts in the History of Science and Medicine (1981); The Works of Polymaths (1982); Early English Drama (1983); Editing, Publishing and Computer Technology (1984); Editing and Editors: A Retrospect (1985); Modern Economists (1986); Greek and Latin Texts (1987); Texts of the English Renaissance (1988); Challenges, Projects, Texts; Canadian Editing/Défis, Projets et Textes (1989); Music Discourse from Classical to Early Modern Times; Editing and Translating Texts (1990); The Politics of Editing Medieval Texts (1991); Critical Issues in Editing Exploration Texts (1992); Editing Early and Historical Atlases (1993); Editing Texts from the Age of Erasmus (1994); Editing Women (1995); Talking on the Page: Editing Aboriginal Oral Texts (1996). [PN 162 E3 1965-69; PN 162 C62 1970-]

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21.2 Publishing History and History of the Book

21.2.1 General Histories

Alston, Sandra, et al. Book History and Print Culture: A Celebration of the Collaborative Program at the University of Toronto. Toronto: U of Toronto Library, 2001. [BIB B724.27 2001--MASS]
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Mar. 1-May 25, 2001.

Ames, Joseph, and William Herbert. Typographical Antiquities: or an Historical Account of the Origin and Progress of Printing in Great Britain and Ireland. Containing Memoirs of Our Ancient Printers, and a Register of Books Printed by Them from the Year MCCCC LXXI to the Year MDC. 3 vols. London: For the author, 1785-90. [duff 2866--FISHER; ESTC reel 5608, no. 1--MICR]

Barnes, James J. Free Trade in Books: A Study of the London Book Trade Since 1800. Oxford: Clarendon, 1964. [Z 323 B35]

Bell, Bill, Philip Bennett, and Jonquil Bevan, eds. Across Boundaries: The Book in Culture and Commerce. Winchester, UK: St Paul's Bibliographies, 2000. [Z 280 A26]

Black, Jeremy. The English Press, 1621-1861. Stroud: Sutton, 2001. [PN 5115 B54 2001]

Blagden, Cyprian. The Stationers' Company: A History, 1403-1959. c. 1960. Rpt. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1977. [BIB B633st 1977--MASS]

Blumenthal, Joseph. The Printed Book in America. Boston, MA: Godine, c. 1977. [686.20973 B658P--INFOSTUD]

Bracken, James K., and Joel Silver, eds. The British Literary Book Trade, 1700-1820. Detroit, MI: Gale, c. 1995. [Z 326 B666 1995--VIC]

Brake, Laurel. Print in Transition, 1850-1910: Studies in Media and Book History. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. [Z 325 B743 2000]

Christianson, C. Paul. Memorials of the Book Trade in Medieval London: The Archives of Old London Bridge. Cambridge, UK: Brewer, 1987. [Z 330.6 L6C48 1987]

Edwards, A. S. G., Vincent Gillespie, and Ralph Hanna, eds. The English Medieval Book: Studies in Memory of Jeremy Griffiths. London: British Library, 2000. [Z 106.5 G72E545 2000]

Epstein, Jason. Book Business: Publishing Past, Present, and Future. New York: Norton, c. 2001. [Z 280 E67 2001]

Feather, John. A History of British Publishing. New York: Croom Helm, c. 1988. [Z 325 F414 1988]

---. The Provincial Book Trade in Eighteenth-Century England. New York: Cambridge UP, 1985. [Z 325 F42 1985]

Febvre, Lucien Paul Victor, and Henri-Jean Martin. The Coming of the Book: The Impact of Printing, 1450-1800. Trans. David Gerrard. London: Verso, 1990. [Z 4 F413 1990]

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. Encylopedia of the Book. 2nd ed. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 1996. [Z 118 G53 1996X]

Griffiths, Jeremy, and Derek Pearsall, eds. Book Production and Publishing in Britain, 1375-1475. New York: Cambridge UP, 1989. [Z 8 G7B66 1989]

Howe, Ellic, ed. The London Compositor: Documents Relating to Wages, Working Conditions and Customs of the London Printing Trade, 1785-1900. London: Bibliographical Society, 1947. [Bb H]

Isaac, Peter, and Barry McKay, eds. The Human Face of the Book Trade: Print Culture and Its Creators. Winchester, UK: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1999. [381.450020941 H918H MC--INFOSTUD]

Levarie, Norma. The Art and History of Books. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 1995. [Z 4 L58 1995X]

Mann, Alastair J. The Scottish Book Trade, 1500-1720: Print Commerce and Print Control in Early Modern Scotland: An Historiographical Survey of the Early Modern Book in Scotland. East Linton: Tuckwell, 2000. [Z 151.3 M36 2000]

Myers, Robin. The British Book Trade: From Caxton to the Present Day; A Bibliographical Guide Based on the Libraries of the National Book League and St. Bride Institute. London: André Deutsch in assn. with the National Book League, c. 1973. [Z 151 M84--ROBAREF]

---, ed. The Stationers' Company: A History of the Later Years, 1800-2000. London: The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers, 2001. [BIB S797.43hi 2001--MASS]

Myers, Robin, and Michael Harris, eds. A Genius for Letters: Booksellers and Bookselling from the l6th to the 20th Century. Winchester, UK: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1995. [Z 325 G36 1995]

---, eds. Journeys Through the Market: Travel, Travellers, and the Book Trade. Folkestone, Kent: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1999. [BIB J86.5 1999--MASS]

---, eds. A Millennium of the Book: Production, Design and Illustration in Manuscript and Print, 900-1900. Winchester, UK: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1994. [Z 4 M58 1994]

Myers, Robin, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote, eds. Libraries and the Book Trade: The Formation of Collections From the Sixteenth to the Twentieth century. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 2000. [81.450020942 L697L MC--INFOSTUD]

Norrie, Ian. Mumby's Publishing and Bookselling in the 20th Century. 6th ed. London: Bell and Hyman, 1982. [Z 323 M95 1982]

Parker, George L. The Beginnings of the Book Trade in Canada. Toronto: Toronto UP, 1985. [Z 483 P37 1985]

Peters, Julie Stone. Theatre of the Book, 1480-1880: Print, Text, and Performance in Europe. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2000. [PN 1821 P48 2000]

Plant, Marjorie. The English Book Trade: An Economic History of the Making and Sale of Books. 3rd ed. London: Allen and Unwin, 1974. [Z 152 E5P55 1974]

Pollard, Graham, and Albert Ehrman. The Distribution of Books by Catalogue from the Invention of Printing to A.D. 1800: Based on Material in the Broxbourne Library. Cambridge, UK: Printed for the Roxburghe Club, 1965. [duff f--FISHER]

Pollard, M. Dublin's Trade in Books, 1550-1800. Lyell Lectures, 1986-87. Oxford: Clarendon, 1989. [Z 331.86 D8P64 1989]

Rivers, Isabel, ed. Books and Their Readers in Eighteenth-Century England. Leicester: Leicester UP, 1982. [PR 442 B57 1982]

Simpson, Percy. Proof-Reading in the Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. London: Oxford UP, 1935. [Bb S]

Harry Carter's "Foreword to the Reprint," 1970, has additions and corrections. [Z 254 S625 1970 Large--VICREF]

Steinberg, S. H. Five Hundred Years of Printing. 4th ed. Rev. by John Trevitt. London: British Library, 1996. [Z 124 S8 1996X]

Tebbel, John. A History of Book Publishing in the United States. 4 vols. New York: Bowker, 1972-81. [Z 473 T42]
Vol. 1, 1630-1865 (1972); Vol. 2, 1865-1919 (1975); Vol. 3, 1920-1940 (1978); Vol. 4, 1940-1980 (1981). A synopsis, Between Covers: The Rise and Transformation of Book Publishing in America (New York: Oxford UP), was published in 1987. [Z 473 T42 1987]

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21.2.2 Indexes, etc., of Printers and Booksellers, 1475-1900
Aldis, H. G., et al. A Dictionary of Printers and Booksellers in England, Scotland and Ireland, and of Foreign Printers of English Books, 1557-1640. Ed. R. B. McKerrow. 1910. Rpt. London: Bibliographical Society, 1968. [Z 151 D5 1968--ROBAREF]

Anderson, Patricia J., and Jonathan Rose, eds. British Literary Publishing Houses, 1820-1880. Detroit, MI: Gale, c. 1991. [Z 326 B67 1991--VIC]

Christianson, C. Paul. A Directory of London Stationers and Book Artisans, 1300-1500. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1990. [Z 8 G72 L63 1990--VIC]

Hulse, Elizabeth. A Dictionary of Toronto Printers. Publishers, Booksellers, and the Allied Trades, 1798-1900. Toronto: Anson-Cartwright, c. 1982. [Z 207 05H85--ROBAREF]

Maxted, Ian. The London Book Trades, 1775-1800: A Preliminary Checklist of Members. Cannon House, Folkestone, UK: Dawson, 1977. [ref Z 152 L8M39--FISHER]

McKenzie, D. F. Stationers' Company Apprentices, 1605-1640. Charlottesville, VA: Bibliographical Society of the U of Virginia, 1961. [Z 122.5 G73M3]

---. Stationers' Company Apprentices, 1641-1700. Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1974. [Z 122.5 G73M32]

---. Stationers' Company Apprentices, 1701-1800. Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1978. [Z 122.5 G73M322]

Morrison, Paul G. Index of Printers. Publishers and Booksellers in A. W. Pollard and G. R. Redgrave, A Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland and Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad, 1475-1640. Charlottesville, VA: Bibliographical Society of the U of Virginia, 1950. [ref Z 151 M68 1950--FISHER; Z 2002 P772--MICR]

---. Index of Printers, Publishers and Booksellers in Donald Wing's Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America and of English Books Printed in Other Countries, 1641-1700. Charlottesville, VA: U of Virginia P, 1955. [Z 2002 W5 1955 Index--FISHER]

Plomer, Henry R. A Dictionary of the Booksellers and Printers Who Were at Work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1641-1667. 1907. Rpt. London: Bibliographical Society, 1968. [Z 151 D52 1968--ROBAREF]

----, et al. A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers Who Were at Work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1668 to 1725. Ed. Arundell Esdaile. 1922. Rpt. London: Bibliographical Society, 1968. [Z 151 D53 1968--ROBAREF]

Plomer, H. R., G. H. Bushnell, and E. R. McC. Dix. A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers Who Were at Work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1726 to 1775. 1932. Rpt. London: Bibliographical Society, 1968. [Z 151 D54 1968--ROBAREF]

Pollard, Mary. A Dictionary of Members of The Dublin Book Trade 1550-1800. London: Bibliographical Society, 2000. [Z 331.86 D8P65 2000]

Todd, William B., comp. A Directory of Printers and Others in Allied Trades, London and Vicinity, 1800-1840. London: Printing Historical Society, c. 1972. [Z 151.5 T6]

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21.2.3 Printing

A Bibliography of the History of Printing in the Library of Congress. 2 vols. Springwater, NY: Horace Hart, 1987-c. 1990. [Z 117 B56 1987--ROBAREF]

Columbia University. Libraries. The History of Printing from Its Beginnings to 1930: The Subject Catalogue of the American Type Founders Company Library in the Columbia University Libraries. 4 vols. Millwood, NY: Kraus, c. 1980. [Z 117 C65 1980--ROBAREF]

Dictionary Catalogue of the History of Printing from the John M. Wing Foundation in the Newberry Library. 6 vols. Boston, MA: Hall, 1961. 1st Supplement in 3 vols., 1970. [ref Z 117 N49--FISHER]
2nd Supplement in 4 vols., 1981 [BIB N534.15di 1961--MASS].

Dooley, Allan C. Author and Printer in Victorian England. Charlottesville, VA: UP of Virginia, 1992. [PR 468 T48D66 1992]

Enschedé, Charles. Typefoundries in the Netherlands, from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Century: A History Based Mainly on Material in the Collection of Joh. Enschedé en Zonen. 1908. Trans. Harry Carter and Netty Hoeflake. Haarlem: Stichting Museum Enschedé, 1978. [BIB Folio E59.92ty 1978--MASS]

Johnson, John. Typographia; or, The Printers' Instructor. 1824. Rpt. 2 vols. London: Gregg, 1966. [BIB J67.51ty 1824aa--MASS]

Legros, Lucien Alphonse, and John Cameron Grant. Typographical Printing-Surfaces: The Technology and Mechanism of Their Production. 1916. Rpt. New York: Garland, 1980. [BIB L519.58ty 1916a--MASS]

Moran, James. Printing Presses: History and Development from the Fifteenth Century to Modern Times. London: Faber, 1973. [Z 249 M748 1973]

Moxon, Joseph. Mechanick Exercises on the Whole Art of Printing (1683-4). Ed. Herbert Davis and Harry Carter. 2nd ed. London: Oxford UP, 1962. [Z 244 A2M93 1962]

St. Bride Foundation Institute. Catalogue of the Technical Reference Library of Works on Printing and the Allied Arts. London: Printed for the Governors, 1919. [Lib. Cat. S]

Tanselle, G. Thomas. Guide to the Study of United States Imprints. 2 vols. Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1971. [Z 1215 A2T35--ROBAREF]

Voet, Leon. The Golden Compasses: A History and Evaluation of the Printing and Publishing Activities of the Officina Plantiniana at Antwerp. Trans. Raymond H. Kaye. 2 vols. Amsterdam: Vangendt, 1969-72. [duff--FISHER]

---. The Plantin Press (1555-1589): A Bibliography of the Works Printed and Published by Christopher Plantin at Antwerp and Leiden. 6 vols. Amsterdam: Van Hoeve, 1980-83. [ref Z 232 P71V64--FISHER]

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21.2.4 Typography

Carter, Harry. A View of Early Typography Up to About 1600. Lyell Lectures 1968. Oxford: Clarendon, 1969. [Z 250 A2C36]

Ferguson, W. Craig. Pica Roman Type in Elizabethan England. Aldershot, UK: Scolar, 1989. [Z 250.5 R64F47 1989]

Gutjahr, Paul C., and Megan L. Benton, eds. Illuminating Letters: Typography and Literary Interpretation. Amherst, NY: U of Massachusetts P, 2001. [Z 246 I44 2001]

Hersch, Roger D., ed. Visual and Technical Aspects of Type. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 1993. [Z 250.7 V62 1993]

Lawson, Alexander S. Printing Types: An Introduction. Rev. ed. Boston, MA: Beacon, c. 1990. [BIB L425.43pri 1990--MASS]

McLean, Ruari. How Typography Happens. London: British Library, 2000. [Z 124 M44 2000]

Moran, James. The Composition of Reading Matter: A History from Case to Computer. London: Wace, c. 1965. [Z 253 M78]

Morison, Stanley, and Kenneth Day. The Typographic Book, 1450-1935: A Study of Fine Typography Through Five Centuries, Exhibited in Upwards of Three Hundred and Fifty Title and Text Pages Drawn From Presses Working in the European Tradition. London: Benn, 1963. [Z 250 M862 1963]
Supersedes Morison's Four Centuries of Fine Printing (1924).

Tanselle, G. Thomas. "The Identification of Type Faces in Bibliographical Description." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 60 (1966): 185-202. [Z 1008 B485]

Updike, Daniel Berkeley. Printing Types, Their History, Forms, and Use: A Study in Survivals. 3rd ed. 2 vols. Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1962. [BIB U66.25pr 1962--MASS]

Wallis, Lawrence W., comp. and ed. Modern Encyclopedia of Typefaces: 1960-90. London: Humphries, 1990. [Z 250 W238 1990]

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21.2.5 Binders and Binding, 1648-1900

Carter, John. Binding Variants in English Publishing, 1820-1900. 1932. Rpt. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 1989. [BIB C323.96i 1932a--MASS]

Includes More Binding Variants, originally published in 1938.

Cloonan, Michèle Valerie. Early Bindings in Paper: A Brief History of European Hand-Made Paper-Covered Books, With a Multilingual Glossary. Boston, MA: Hall, 1991. [686.344 C644E MC--INFOSTUD]

Diehl, Edith. Bookbinding: Its Background and Technique. 1946. Rpt. New York: Dover, 1980. [686.3 D559B MC--INFOSTUD]

Foot, Mirjam M. The Henry Davis Gift: A Collection of Book Bindings. 2 vols. London: British Library, l978-83. [BIB F687.46he 1978--MASS]

Vol. 1: Studies in the History of Bookbinding; Vol. 2: A Catalogue of North-European Bindings.

---. The History of Bookbinding as a Mirror of Society. London: British Library, 1998. [BIB F687.46hi 1998]

Hobson, Anthony. Humanists and Bookbinders: The Origins and Diffusion of the Humanistic Bookbinding, 1459-1559, With a Census of Historiated Plaquette and Medallion Bindings of the Renaissance. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, c. 1989. [ref Z 269.3 R46H63--FISHER]

Howe, Ellic. A List of London Bookbinders: 1648-1815. London: Bibliographical Society, 1950. [686.303 H855 MC--INFOSTUD]

Howe, Ellic and John Child. The Society of London Bookbinders, 1780-1951. London: Sylvan, 1952. [HD 6461 B65H6]

Marks, Philippa J. M. The British Library Guide to Bookbinding: History and Techniques. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1998. [Z 269 M37 1998X]

Middleton, Bernard C. A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique. 4th rev. ed. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 1996. [ref Z 270 G7M53 1996--FISHER]

Nixon, Howard M. Five Centuries of English Bookbinding. London: Scolar, 1978. [095.0942 N736F--INFOSTUD]

Nixon, Howard M., and Mirjam M. Foot. The History of Decorated Bookbinding in England. Oxford: Clarendon, 1992. [ref Z 269.3 075N59 1992--FISHER]

Packer, Maurice. Bookbinders of Victorian London. London: British Library, 1991. [ref Z 270 E5P33--FISHER]

Pearson, David, ed. 'For the Love of the Binding': Studies in Bookbinding History Presented to Mirjam Foot. London: British Library, 2000. [BIB F692.29 2000--MASS]

Ramsden, Charles. Bookbinders of the United Kingdom (Outside London), 1780-1840. [London]: Privately printed, 1954. [ref Z 270 G7R3--FISHER]

---. London Bookbinders, 1780-1840. London: Batsford, 1956. [ref Z 270 E5R33--FISHER]

Sadleir, Michael. The Evolution of Publishers' Binding Styles, 1700-1900. 1930. Rpt. New York: Garland, 1990. [Z 269.3 P8S23 1990]

Spawn, Willman, et al. Ticketed Bookbindings From Nineteenth-Century Britain. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 1999. [ref Z 270 G7 S63 1999--FISHER]

Tanselle, G. Thomas. "A System of Color Identification for Bibliographical Description." Studies in Bibliography 20 (1967): 203-34. [Z 1008 V55]

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21.2.6 Paper

Briquet, Charles Moise. Les filigranes: dictionnaire historique des marques du papier dès leur apparition vers 1282 jusqu'en 1600: A Facsimile of the 1907 Edition With Supplementary Material Contributed by a Number of Scholars. Ed. Allan Stevenson. 4 vols. Amsterdam: Paper Publication Society, 1968. [R 676 B858--INFOSTUD]

Browning, B. L. Analysis of Paper. 2nd rev. ed. New York: Dekker, 1977. [TS 1109 B77 1977--ENGIN]

Churchill, W. A. Watermarks in Paper in Holland, England, France, etc. in the XVII and XVIII Centuries and Their Interconnection. c. 1935. Rpt. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1967. [R676 C563--INFOSTUD]

Coleman, D. C. The British Paper Industry, 1495-1860: A Study in Industrial Growth. c. 1958. Rpt. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1975. [HD 9831.5 C6 1975]

Gravell, Thomas L., and George Miller. A Catalogue of American Watermarks, 1690-1835. New York: Garland, 1979. [ref. TS 1115 G7--FISHER]

Heawood, Edward. Watermarks, Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries. Monumenta Chartæ Papyraceæ, Historiam Illustrantia. Hilversum, Netherlands: Paper Publications Society, 1950. [flem f 0033--FISHER]

Hills, Richard L. Papermaking in Britain, 1488-1988: A Short History. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Athlone, 1988. [BIB H655.6pa 1988--MASS]

Hunter, Dard. Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft. c. 1947. Rpt. 2nd ed. New York: Dover, 1947. [676 H945P MC--INFOSTUD]

Labarre, E. J. Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-Making. 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Swets and Zeitlinger, 1952. [TS 1085 L3 1952--ROBAREF]
A Supplement, by E. G. Loeber, was published in 1967. [TS 1085 L3 1952 SUPPL.--ROBAREF].

Leif, Irving P. An International Sourcebook of Paper History. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1978. [ref Z 7914 P2 L4--FISHER]

Reerink, F. O. Old and Rare: Basic Knowledge of Paperhistory Necessary for the Determination of Old and Rare Paper. Bilthoven, Netherlands: Reerink, c. 1992. [ref TS 1090 R36 1992--FISHER]

Shorter, Alfred H. Paper Mills and Paper Makers in England, 1495-1800. Monumenta Chartæ Papyraceæ, Historiam Illustrantia. Hilversum, Netherlands: Paper Publications Society, 1957. [ref TS 1080 P183--FISHER]

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Stevenson, Allan. Observations on Paper as Evidence. Library Series no. 11. Lawrence, KS: U of Kansas Libraries, 1961. [Z 237 S76]

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Wolfe, Richard J. Marbled Paper: Its History, Techniques and Patterns: With Special Reference to the Relationship of Marbling to Bookbinding in Europe and the Western World. Publication of the A. S. W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, c. 1990. [ref Z 271 W644--FISHER]

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21.2.7 Handwriting

Atkins, Kathryn A. Masters of the Italic Letter: Twenty-Two Exemplars from the Sixteenth Century. Boston, MA: Godine, 1988. [Z 43 A78 1988]

Brown, Michelle. The British Library Guide to Writing and Scripts: History and Techniques. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1998. [Z 105 B76 1998X]

Croft, Peter J., ed. Autograph Poetry in the English Language: Facsimiles of Original Manuscripts from the Fourteenth to the Twentieth Century. 2 vols. London: Cassell, 1973. [E-10 2846--FISHER]

Dawson, Giles E., and Laetitia Kennedy-Skipton. Elizabethan Handwriting, 1500-1650: A Manual. New York: Norton, c. 1966. [Z 43 D264]

Flower, Desmond, and A. N. L. Munby, eds. English Poetical Autographs: A Collection of Facsimiles of Autograph Poems from Sir Thomas Wyatt to Rupert Brooke. Toronto: Cassell, 1938. [E-10 3672--FISHER]

Greg, W. W., et al., eds. English Literary Autographs, 1550-1650. 3 pts., suppl. and plates in portfolio. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1925-32. [G-10 54--FISHER; Rpt. In MASS and VIC]

Hector, L. C. The Handwriting of English Documents. 1966. Rpt. Dorking, UK: Kohler and Coombes, 1980. [Z 115 E5H4 1980]

Munby, A. N. L. The Cult of the Autograph Letter in England. London: Athlone, 1962. [Z 41 M8]

Parkes, M. B. English Cursive Book Hands, 1250-1500. 1969. Rpt. London: Scolar, 1979. [Z 115 E5P37 1979]

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Petti, Anthony G. English Literary Hands from Chaucer to Dryden. London: Arnold, 1977. [Z 115 E5P47 1977]

Sassoon, Rosemary. Handwriting of the Twentieth Century. London: Routledge, 1999. [Z 40 S25 1999]

Wright, C. E. English Vernacular Hands from the Twelfth to the Fifteenth Centuries. Oxford Paleographical Handbooks. Oxford: Clarendon, 1960. [Z 115 E5W7]

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