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Analytical and Enumerative Bibliography 1 (1977)-8 (1984); ns 1- (1987)-. [Quarterly journal.] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) (journals) *]

The Library: Transactions of the Bibliographical Society 1 (1889)- [periodically restarts from vol. 1 with a new series number]. [Quarterly: journal of the Bibliographical Society (Great Britain).] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) (journals); libraries and repositories (historical); manuscripts (journals); manuscripts (codicological study); early printed books (journals); incunabula *]

Literary Research: A Journal of Scholarly Method and Technique 1 (1976)-. [Quarterly journal.] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) (journals) *]

Manuscripta: A Journal Devoted to Manuscript Studies 1 (1957)-. [Issued three times per year.] [* Subject heading: manuscripts (journals) *]

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 1 (1906)-. [Quarterly: journal of the Bibliographical Society of America.] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) (journals) *]

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada 1 (1962)-. [Annual: journal of the Bibliographical Society of Canada.] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) (journals) *]

Studies in Bibliography 1 (1948)-. [Annual: journal of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) (journals) *]

Text: Transactions of the Society for Textual Scholarship 1 (1984)-. [Annual: journal of the Society for Textual Scholarship.] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) (journals) *]

Beadle, Richard, and A. J. Piper, eds. New Science Out of Old Books: Studies in Manuscripts and Early Printed Books in Honour of A. I. Doyle. Aldershot, Hants.: Scolar Press, 1995. [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book); manuscript production; early printed books *]

Davison, Peter, ed. The Book Encompassed: Studies in Twentieth-Century Bibliography. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992. [Rpt.: Winchester: St. Paul's Bibliographies; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 1998.] [A collection of essays on the current state of scholarship in various aspects of bibliography. Contents: Peter Davison, "Introduction" (1-11); Julian Roberts, "The Bibliographical Society, 1942-1992" (12-23); G. Thomas Tanselle, "Issues in Bibliographical Studies since 1942" (24-36); Christopher de Hamel, "Medieval Manuscript Studies" (37-45); Jenny Stratford, "English Literary Manuscripts of the Twentieth Century" (46-56); Tom Davis, "The Analysis of Handwriting: An Introductory Survey" (57-68); John Bidwell, "The Study of Paper as Evidence, Artefact, and Commodity" (69-82); Nicolas Barker, "Typographic Studies" (83-98); Mirjam M. Foot, "The Future of Bookbinding Research" (99-106); Lotte Hellinga, "Incunabula, 1942-1992: From Type to Text" (107-115); T. H. Howard-Hill, "Enumerative and Descriptive Bibliography" (122-129); Sarah Tyacke, "Describing Maps" (130-141); Gwyn Walters, "Developments in the Study of Book Illustration" (142-150); Magda Whitrow, "Bibliographical Developments in the History of Science" (151-160); David McKitterick, "Book Catalogues: Their Varieties and Uses" (161-175); Peter Isaac and Michael Perkin, "The British Provincial Book Trade" (176-181); Brian Hillyard, "Scottish Bibliography for the Period Ending 1801" (182-192); Eiluned Rees, "From Autograph to Automation: Welsh Bibliography" (193-199); Charles Benson and Mary Pollard, "The Silken Purse: Bibliography in Ireland" (200-205); David Shaw, "La bibliologie in France" (206-214); B. C. Bloomfield, "Bibliography and Oriental Literature" (215-226); Wallace Kirsop, "Tradition and Innovation: Bibliography in Australia and New Zealand" (227-235); Sebastian P. Brock, "Developments in Editing Biblical Texts" (236-243); Fredson Bowers, "Notes on Theory and Practice in Editing Texts" (244-257); John L. Flood and Conor Fahy, "Analytical and Textual Bibliography in Germany and Italy" (258-269); Akihiro Yamada, "Bibliographical Studies in Japan" (270-275); Robin Alston, "Bibliography in the Computer Age" (276-289); D. F. McKenzie, "History of the Book" (290-301); Terry Belanger, "Envoi: Meditations by the Captain of the Iceberg" (302-309).] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]

Gaskell, Philip. A New Introduction to Bibliography. Corrected reprint. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book); history of printing; early printed books; modern books *]

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. Glaister's Glossary of the Book: Terms used in Papermaking, Printing, Bookbinding and Publishing, with Notes on Illuminated Manuscripts and Private Presses. 2nd ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979. [Reissued in 1996 (but not a new edition) as The Encyclopedia of the Book.] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book); material production (bookbinding, paper); history of printing; early printed books; modern books; incunabula; manuscript decoration and illustration (illumination); book illustration *]

Greetham, D. C. Textual Scholarship: An Introduction. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities 1417. New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1992. [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]

Howard-Hill, T. H. "The Place of Bibliography in the Graduate Curriculum: Introductory Remarks." Literary Research Newsletter 9.4 (Fall 1984): 45-52. [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]

Johns, Adrian. The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]

McKenzie, D. F. Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts. The Panizzi Lectures 1985. London: The British Library, 1986. [Three lectures on the current state of the field of "bibliography," and of the areas into which the field must expand now. McKenzie wants the term "bibliography" understood to be equivalent to the phrase "the sociology of texts" ("texts" being understood in the widest possible sense: movies, videogames, etc., to be included--indeed, the landscape itself has been textualized in some cultures, and "bibliographers" must be involved in questions of whether the miners have the right to destroy a hill which plays a role in the mythology of an indigenous people), so that all questions of the history and interpretation of texts become subsumed under the term "bibliographical study."] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]

McKerrow, R[onald] B. An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary Students. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1927. [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]

Peters, Jean, ed. The Bookman's Glossary. 6th ed. New York: R. R. Bowker, 1983. [Offers "definitions of some 1,800 terms used in book publishing, book manufacturing, bookselling, the antiquarian trade, and librarianship."] [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]

Rouse, R[ichard] H., and M[ary] A. Rouse. "Bibliography before Print: The Medieval De viris illustribus." In The Role of the Book in Medieval Culture: Proceedings of the Oxford International Symposium, 26 September - 1 October 1982. Ed. Peter Ganz. 2 vols. Bibliologia 3 and 4. Turnhout: Brepols, 1986. 1: 133-154. [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]

Williams, William Proctor, and Craig S. Abbott. An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies. 2nd ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1989. [* Subject heading: general bibliography (study of the book) *]



Bibliography: [ Some basic resources ] | [ General bibliography ] | [ History of the book ] | [ Literacy and education, medieval and early modern (readers and reading) ] | [ Archival research ] | [ Forgeries / bibliographic fraud ] | [ Dictionaries (historical) ] | [ Early printed books and incunabula: production ] | [ Early printed books and incunabula: catalogues ] | [ Early printed books and incunabula: facsimiles ] | [ Diplomatics: the study of historical documents ] | [ Printing, history of ] | [ Publishing, history of ] | [ Libraries and repositories, history of; book collecting ] | [ Manuscript culture ] | [ Manuscript culture: patronage ] | [ Manuscripts: codicology ] | [ Manuscripts: paleography ] | [ Manuscript production ] | [ Manuscript production: scribes and scribal practices ] | [ Manuscript production: decoration and illustration ] | [ Manuscript production: material culture (paper, bindings, etc.) ] | [ Manuscripts: catalogues and finding aids ] | [ Manuscripts: facsimiles and facsimile editions ] | [ Sigillography (the study of seals) ] | [ Textual criticism and editing ] | [ Keyword search of entire bibliography ]


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