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Bibliography: History of Publishing


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Clegg, Cyndia Susan. Press Censorship in Elizabethan England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. [In this "revisionist history of press censorship, . . . Clegg concludes that press control was neither a routine nor a consistent mechanism."] [* Subject heading: history of publishing (censorship) *]

Dobranski, Stephen B. Milton, Authorship and the Book Trade. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. [* Subject heading: history of publishing; early modern books; authors and authorship; John Milton *]

Hellinga, Lotte. "'Less than the Whole Truth': False Statements in 15th-Century Colophons." In Fakes and Frauds: Varieties of Deception in Print and Manuscript. Ed. Robin Myers and Michael Harris. Publishing Pathways 3. Winchester: St. Paul's Bibliographies; Detroit: Omnigraphics, 1989. Pp. 1-27. [Proceedings of the tenth annual conference on book trade history, at the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London, Nov. 1988.] [* Subject heading: history of publishing; early printed books: production; incunabula *]

McDowell, Paula. Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace, 1678-1730. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. [* Subject heading: history of publishing; early printed books (female, woman, women) *]

Mumby, Frank A. Publishing and Bookselling: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. 4th ed. London: Jonathan Cape; New York: R. R. Bowker, 1956. [* Subject heading: history of publishing *]

Woodfield, Denis B. Surreptitious Printing in England, 1550-1640. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1973. [* Subject heading: history of publishing; early printed books: production; fictitious imprints *]



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