Fellowships

2015 Fellowship Program Announcement

The Society invites applications for its seventh annual Katharine Pantzer Senior Fellowship in Bibliography and the British Book Trades as well as its annual short-term fellowships, all of which support bibliographical inquiry and research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history. Eligible topics may concentrate on books and documents in any field, but should focus on the book or manuscript (the physical object) as historical evidence. Such topics may include establishing a text or studying the history of book production, publication, distribution, collecting, or reading. Thanks to the generosity of donors, certain special fellowships support research in particular areas of study. Applicants should therefore read the fellowship titles and guidelines here to determine project eligibility and fit. Please note: these fellowships do not support enumerative bibliography (i.e. the preparation of lists). Individuals who have not received support in the previous five years will be given preference. All fellowships require a project report within one year of receipt of the award, and a copy of any subsequent publications resulting from the project, to be sent to the BSA.

Fellowships:

The Katharine Pantzer Senior Fellowship in Bibliography and the British Book Trades ($6,000) supports research in topics relating to book production and distribution in Britain during the hand-press period as well as studies of authorship, reading and collecting based on the examination of British books published in that period, with a special emphasis on descriptive bibliography.

The BSA-ASECS Fellowship for Bibliographical Studies in the Eighteenth Century ($3,000). Recipients must be a member of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies at the time of the award.

The Charles J. Tanenbaum Fellowship in Cartographical Bibliography ($3000) supports projects dealing with all aspects of the history, presentation, printing, design, distribution and reception of cartographical documents from Renaissance times to the present, with a special emphasis on eighteenth-century cartography. Funded by the Pine Tree Foundation of New York.

The BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship in North American Bibliography ($2,000) supports scholarship in North American bibliography, including studies in the North American book trade, production and distribution of North American books, North American book illustration and design, North American collecting and connoisseurship and North American bibliographical history in general.

The Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography ($2,000) supports projects in the history and development of bibliography and/or the book trade before 1900.

The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship in the British Book Trades ($2,000) supports bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and publishing history in Britain.

The McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States ($2,000). Funded by a gift of Donald Oresman.

The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas ($2,000). The fellowship may be awarded to any scholar, whether academic or independent, whose project explores the history of print culture in the Western Hemisphere.

BSA Short-term Fellowships ($2,000). The Society also offers a number of unnamed, short-term fellowships supporting bibliographical research as described above.

Application Guidelines:

Applications are due 15 December of each year. Applications should include the following components:

  1. Application form
  2. Project proposal of no more than 1000 words
  3. Applicant curriculum vitae
  4. Two signed letters of recommendation on official letterhead submitted independently by referees. Letters submitted electronically as a signed PDF via e-mail are preferable, although postal submissions will be accepted. We ask that recommenders use the subject line Recommendation for [Applicant Name], that is, Recommendation for Chris Smith.

Complete all application components (including an attached Project proposal and curriculum vitae), save them in a recent version of Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, or PDF (preferable), and e-mail the full package to the chair of the Fellowship Committee at fellowships@bibsocamer.org. It is preferable to submit the application package as a single file with the subject line [Applicant Name]: BSA Fellowship, that is, Chris Smith: BSA Fellowship. This application package and two supporting letters of recommendation must be received by 15 December. We regret that we cannot consider late or incomplete applications. Applicants are advised to request recommendation letters well in advance and to direct referees to the BSA site (http://www.bibsocamer.org/fellows.htm) for guidance. NOTE: This year the Society has introduced an on-line application form as a simpler alternative to e-mail or postal submission: http://www.bsafellowships.org/bsa/application_form.php. This page features fill-in fields for all the information contained in the traditional application form as well as buttons for electronically submitting curriculum vitae and Project Description files. For more information, contact the chair of the Fellowship Committee at fellowships@bibsocamer.org.

 

BSA Research Fellows, 1983-2013

2013

Diane Booton, independent scholar, “A Publication History of an Early Modern Best-Seller: Jean Meschinot’s Les Lunettes des Princes (Short-term Fellowship) 

Denise Gigante, Stanford University, “The Book Madness: A Story of Book Collectors in America” (Reese Fellowship)

Glenda Goodman, Colburn Conservatory, “The Economy of Accomplishments: Women and Music in the Early American Republic” (BSA-ASECS Fellowship)

Scott Gwara, University of South Carolina, “Medieval Manuscripts in Nineteenth-Century America: The Andrew Dickson White Library at Cornell University in Historical Context” (Folter Fellowship)

Ruth Panofsky, Ryerson University, “Women in English-Language Book Publishing in Canada, 1900-2000″ (McCorison Fellowship)

Matthew Rubery, University of London, “The American Foundation for the Blind and Library of Congresss Talking Book Library” (BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship) 

David Shields, Virginia Commonwealth University, “Building a Conspectus of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Wood Type” (Short-term Fellowship)

Daniel Smith, University College London, “Surviving books from the library of Edward, second Viscount Conway, at the Armagh Public Library, Northern Ireland” (Pantzer Fellowship) 

Antonio Stramaglia, University of Cassino, “Ancient Greek Comic Books” (Short-term Fellowship)

2012

Linde Brocato, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “Reading Juan de Mena: Production, Use, and Context of Editions of His Works (15th-19th Centuries)” (Short-term Fellowship)

James Carley, York University, “Archbishop William Sancroft’s Abstractions from Lambeth Palace Library” (Pantzer Senior Fellowship)

Godfried Croenen, University of Liverpool, “Workshops, exemplars and the production of illustrated copies of Froissarts Chronicles in early 15th-century Paris” (Short-term Fellowship)

Kyle Dugdale, Yale School of Architecture, “The (Incomplete) Publication of Uriel Birnbaum’s Der Kaiser und der Architekt“ (Short-term Fellowship)

Galia Halpern, Institute of Fine Arts, “Language and Landscapes Beyond the Library of Charles V of France” (Tanenbaum Fellowship)

Maura C. Ives, “Christina Rossetti’s Goblin Market: A Publishing History” (Fredson Bowers Award)

Joseph Rezek, Boston University, “Tales from Elsewhere: The Aesthetics of Provinciality and the Book Trade in Ireland, Scotland, and the United States, 1801-1832″ (Pantzer Fellowship)

Martha Scotford, North Carolina State University, “Ernst Reichl: Modern American Trade Book Designer” (Reese Fellowship)

Trish Travis, University of Florida, “The American Book Publishers Council: a Brief (and Political) History” (McCorison Fellowship)

Anne Weinshenker, Montclair State University, “Images of the ‘Worthies’: McSwiny’s Publication” (BSA-ASECS Fellowship)

2011

Hester Blum, Penn State University, “Arctic and Antarctic Circles: The Print Culture of Polar Exploration” (McCorison Fellowship)

Jeremy Dibbell, Massachusetts Historical Society, “Books in Bermuda: The First Two Centuries” (BSA-ASECS Fellowship)

Liangyu Fu, University of Pittsburgh, “British Science Books that were Translated in China during the Nineteenth Century” (Short-term Fellowship)

Abhijit Gupta, Jadavpur University, “A History of the Baptist Mission Press in Serampore, India” (Short-term Fellowship)

Earle Havens, Johns Hopkins University, “Illicit Printing, Book Smuggling, and Scribal Publication by the Elizabethan Catholic Underground, 1558-1603″ (Pantzer Senior Fellowship)

Laura Helton, New York University, “Cataloging the Race: Dorothy Porter and African American Bibliographical Practice” (BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship)

Lise Jaillant, University of British Columbia, “‘Highbrow,’ ‘Middlebrow,’ or ‘Modern?’ Random House, the Modern Library, and the Academic Market, 1925-1955″ (Reese Fellowship)

Michael Johnson, “Scribal Production and Readership of Middle English Romance” (Fredson Bowers Award)

Joad Raymond, University of East Anglia, “An Edition of John Milton’s Latin Defences“ (Short-term Fellowship)

Madeleine Thompson, Indiana University, “Elkin Mathews and the ‘First Edition Mania,’ 1890-1930″ (Pantzer Fellowship)

 

2010

The Katharine F. Pantzer Senior Fellowship in Bibliography and the British Book Trades ($6000) 

Kathryn Gucer (Northwestern University), Revolution across the Channel: Cross-Cultural Information Exchange between Early Modern England and Europe.

 The BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship in North American Bibliography ($2000)

John K. Young (Marshall University), Richard Wrights Native Son: From Manuscript to Print.

 McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States: the Gift of Donald Oresman ($2000)

Everett Wilkie (Independent), Descriptive Bibliography of pre-1801 Connecticut Printing.

The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas ($2000)

Sarah Wadsworth (Marquette), First American Novel?: Physical Evidence for Dating the Manuscript of Mr. Penrose: The Journal of Penrose, Seaman, by William Williams.

 The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship In the British Book Trades ($2000)

Jacob Heil (Texas A&M), Making John Donnes Poems (1633).

 One-Month Fellowships ($2000 each)

Meaghan Brown (Florida State University), Publishing the Spanish Armada: Printing the Authorized Version.

Stephen Lubell (University of London), Sixteenth Century Hebrew Typography: the Le B Type Specimens in the Bibliothque Nationale.

Thomas McSweeny (Cornell), Englands First Case Law: Constructing Judicial Authority through the Layout of the Page.

Willa Silverman (Penn State), The Japanese Library of Henri Vever.

Fredson Bowers Award ($1,500)

The Bibliographical Society has announced that it has presented the Fredson Bowers Award to

Troy Bassett (Indiana-Purdue), for research on the serialization of three-volume Victorian novels.

2009

The Katharine F. Pantzer Senior Fellowship in Bibliography and the British Book Trades ($6,000)

 John Craig (Simon Fraser University), The Politics of Reading in the English Parish, 1536-1642.

The BSA-ASECS Fellowship for Bibliographical Studies in the Eighteenth Century ($3,000)

Norbert Schrer (California State University, Long Beach), The Book Advertisements of Thomas Lowndes.

 The BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship in North American Bibliography ($2,000)

Carol Armbruster (Library of Congress), Reprinting French Popular Books in Nineteenth-Century America.

 McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States: the Gift of Donald Oresman ($2,000)

Susann Liebich (Victoria University of Wellington), The Connected ReaderReading Culture in New Zealand, Canada, Australia and the British World, c. 1890-1930.

 The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas ($2,000)

Marta Vicente (University of Kansas), Pornography and the Spanish Inquisition: The Reading of a Forbidden Best-Seller.

The Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography ($2,000)

Kathryn Veeman (University of Notre Dame), John Shirley and the Circulation of Manuscripts in Fifteenth-Century England.

The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship In the British Book Trades ($2,000)

Gary Dyer (Cleveland State University), The Printing and Publishing of Lord ByronsDon Juan, Cantos [6-16] VI-XVI.

One-Month Fellowships ($2,000 each) from endowment funds

Nicholas Frankel (Virginia Commonwealth University), A Study of Oscar Wildes Typescript of The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Julian Hendrix (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), The Office of the Dead and Local Liturgy in the Early Medieval West. [Carolingian mss. from various scriptoria]

Nancy Marino (Michigan State University), The History of Jorge Manriques Coplas por la muerte de su padre (Stanzas on the Death of his Father).

Fredson Bowers Award ($1,500)

The Bibliographical Society has announced that it has presented the Fredson Bowers Award to

Elizabeth Fraser (University of South Florida), French Illustrated Travel Books about the Mediterranean, 1780-1850.

2008

The Katharine F. Pantzer Senior Fellowship in Bibliography and the British Book Trades ($6,000)

Joseph J. Gwara (United States Naval Academy), A Gallery of Grotesques: Woodcut Initials in Sixteenth-Century English Books.

The BSA-ASECS Fellowship for Bibliographical Studies in the Eighteenth Century ($3,000)

 Mei-Ying Sung (Nottingham Trent University), The Unique Proof State of William Blakes Illustrations of the Book of Job (1826) in the Beinecke Collection.

The BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship in North American Bibliography ($2,000)

Dee Andrews (California State University, East Bay), Thomas Clarksons History of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade: The Trans-Atlantic Biography of an Anti-Slavery Classic.

McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States: the Gift of Donald Oresman ($2,000)

Vincent Golden (American Antiquarian Society), Revising a Classic: Clarence Brigham and A History and Bibliography of American Newspapers 1690-1820. The Committee also decided to top-up this award with an additional $2,000 Short-Term Fellowship.

The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas ($2,000)

Nikos Pappas (University of Kentucky), A Sacred Music Tune Index of Trans-Appalachian and Southern Antebellum Source Material (1760-1870).

The Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography ($2,000)

Olga Duhl (Lafayette College), A Critical Edition of Stultiferae naves and La Nef des folles (The Ships of Foolish Maidens), 1498-1501.

The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship In the British Book Trades ($2,000)

Sydney Shep (Victoria University of Wellington), The Printers Web.

One-Month Fellowships ($2000 each)

Jeffrey Knight (Northwestern University), Compiling Culture: Reading and the Use of Books 1476-1676.

Miriam Mandel (Raanana, Israel), The Hemingway Letters Project.

Catherine Parisian (Nellysford, Virginia), A Publication History of the Works of Frances Burney.

Linda Quirk (Queens University, Ontario), Womens Work: The Performance of Authorial Identity in English Canada, 1880-1920.

Deborah Wright (Miami University, Ohio), The Correspondence of Matthew Prior, an Electronic Edition.

Fredson Bowers Award ($1,500)

Grace Ioppolo (University of Reading) for her research on early modern dramatic manuscripts and theatre history manuscript records.

2007

McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States: the Gift of Donald Oresman ($2,000)

 John Meier (Independent Scholar), “The Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction (1936-2006), A Descriptive Bibliography of First English Language Editions.”

The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas ($2,000)

 Jake Gibbs (Professor of History, Bluegrass Community Technical College), “Haldeman-Julius Little Blue Books: A Bibliography and History.”

 The Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography ($2,000)

Michael Eisenberg (Doctoral Candidate in Musicology, City University of New York Graduate Center), “Keyboard Seconda Practica in Copper-Engraved Toccata Publications of Girolamo Frescobaldi.”

 The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship In the British Book Trades ($2,000)

 Christopher Cook (Rare Book Cataloguer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), “A Catalogue of Incunabula in the Chapter Library of Westminster Abbey.”

One-Month Fellowships ($2,000 each)

Cécile Alduy (Assistant Professor of French, Stanford University), “Collecting Body Parts: A Critical Edition and Interpretive Study of Blasons Anatomiques du Corps Féminin (1536-1554).”

Carlos Aguirre (Associate Professor of History, University of Oregon), “The Production of Books in Latin American Prisons: The Lima and Buenos Aires Penitentiary Print Shops, 1900-1950.”

Frank Brannon (Independent Scholar), “Sequoyah and the Cherokee Phoenix: The Production of the First Native American Newspaper.”

Kevin Curran (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, McGill University), “The Revels Plays edition of Samuel Daniel’s The Tragedy of Philotas.”

Heidi Kaufman (Assistant Professor of English, University of Delaware), “Maria Polack’s Fiction Without Romance: A Critical Edition.”

Katherine Scheil (Associate Professor of English, University of Minnesota), “Women Reading Shakespeare: Social Activism and the Bard in America, 1857-1945.”

Justin Tonra (Post-Graduate Research Fellow, National University of Ireland, Galway), “A Scholarly Edition of Lalla Rookh for the Thomas Moore Hypermedia Archive.”

Fei-Hsien Wang (Doctoral Candidate, University of Chicago), “Innocent Pirates: Reprinting American Books in China and the Boundaries of Copyright Protection in Early Twentieth Century.”

 Fredson Bowers Award ($1,500): On 17 January 2007 the Bibliographical Society informed us that at the Society’s general meeting the subcommittee voted to offer the 2007 Fredson Bowers award to

Renzo Baldasso of Columbia University.

2006

McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States: the Gift of Donald Oresman ($2,000) 

Jude Davies (Principal Lecturer in English and American Studies, University of Winchester), “Theodore Dreiser’s Political Writings, an Edition.”

The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas ($2,000)

Jennifer Hayward (Associate Professor of English, College of Wooster), “Maria Graham’s Journal of a Voyage to Brazil: A Critical Edition.”

The Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography ($2,000)

Nicholas Fisher (retired UK police officer), “A Bibliography of the Works of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-80).”

The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship In the British Book Trades ($2,000)

Laura Knoppers (Professor of English, Pennsylvania State University), “Scholarly Edition of John Milton’s Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes for Oxford University Press.”

One-Month Fellowships ($2,000 each)

William Bell (Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Edinburgh), “Reading in Utopia: The Hughes Free Public Library (Rugby, Tennessee).”

Sharon Brown (University Librarian, Wilfrid Laurier University), “The French Phenomenon: Selling, Collecting and Reading French Books in Eighteenth-Century Scotland.”

Fernando Cioni (Lecturer in English, University of Florence), “The Variorum Edition of The Taming of the Shrew.”

Juan Carlos Conde (Adjunct Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Indiana University), “Writing, Printing, and Reading a Masterpiece in the Late Middle Ages: An Edition of the 15th-Century Iberian Translations of Boccaccio’s Decameron.”

R. Carter Hailey (Visiting Assistant Professor of English, College of William and Mary), “On Paper: The Description and Analysis of Watermarks from the Hand-Press Period.”

Timothy Stinson (Doctoral Candidate in English, University of Virginia), “The Siege of Jerusalem: An Electronic Archive and Hypertext Edition.”

David Stoker (Senior Lecturer in Information Studies, University of Wales), “Establishing the Canon of Lady Ellenor Fenn.”

Michelle Troy (Assistant Professor of English, Hillyer College, University of Hartford), “The Rise and Fall of the Albatross Press: English Books in Europe on the Eve of War.”

Fredson Bowers Award ($1,500): On 18 January 2006 the Society received an e-mail from John Hinks, Secretary to the Bibliographical Society’s Fellowships and Bursaries Subcommittee, informing us that at the Society’s general meeting the subcommittee voted to offer the 2006 Fredson Bowers award to

R. Carter Hailey (Visiting Assistant Professor of English, College of William and Mary), “On Paper: The Description and Analysis of Watermarks from the Hand-Press Period.”

2005

Cécile Alduy (Assistant Professor, Stanford University), “A Descriptive Bibliography of Maurice Scève.”

Janine Barchas (Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin), “Heroes and Villains of Grubstreet: Edmund Curll, Samuel Richardson, and the Female Pen in the Eighteenth-Century Book Trade.” (The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship In the British Book Trades)

Michael Everton (Assistant Professor, University of South Florida), “Moral Vampires and the Blood of Genius: Authorship and the Ethics of the Antebellum Book Trade.” (The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas)

Jacqueline Goldsby (Assistant Professor, University of Chicago), “A Book of its Time: James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, a Critical Edition.”

Joseph Gwara (Associate Professor, United States Naval Academy), “De Worde’s Grotesques.”

John Hench (Vice President for Collections and Programs, American Antiquarian Society), “A D-Day for American Books Abroad: Overseas Editions, Inc., and the Internationalization of the US Book Trade, 1942-1948.” (McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States: The Gift of Donald Oresman)

Edward Jones (Associate Professor, Oklahoma State University), vol. 11 of the Oxford University Press Complete Works of John Milton . (Fredson Bowers Award)

Catherine Marsters (Assistant Professor, Gannon University), “The Scottish Book Trades and the School Reward Book Market: Editions of Mungo Park’s Travels, 1858-1903.”

Ruth Panofsky (Associate Professor, Ryerson University), “A History of the Macmillan Company of Canada.”

Giuseppina Panzuto (Doctoral Candidate, University of Montral), “The Revisions of History, Language, and Appropriation by Translation in Robert Copland’s Helyas, Knight of the Swanne.”

Allen Reddick (Professor, University of Zrich), “Thomas Hollis’s Gifts to Harvard and their Relation to Donations to Swiss Libraries.” (The Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography)

Margit Smith (Associate Professor, University of San Diego), “The Medieval Girdle Book Documentation Project.”

Elizabeth Willingham (Associate Professor, Baylor University), “Edition of the Agravain from the Manuscript Codex, Yale 229: Establishing the Text.”

2004

Daisy A. Aaronian (Columbia University), “The 1595 (Geneva) Edition of Montaigne’sEssais.”

Tatjana T. Chorney (University of Toronto at Mississauga), “Reading as Imitation: Poetry and Renaissance Readers.”

Gerald W. Cloud (University of Delaware), “John Rodker, Printer and Publisher: A Bibliograhical Study.”

David R. Como (Stanford University), “Secret Presses and Radical Puritanism in England and Holland.” (Pantzer Fellowship)

Aileen Fyfe (National University of Ireland, Galway), “Steam-Powered Knowledge: Information and Technologies in the Industrial Age.”

Scott H. Husby (Princeton University), “A Census of Bookbindings on Incunables.”

Coleman Hutchison (Northwestern University), “Region, Revision, and the American Civil War Text: Occasioning Verse and Volume.” (Reese Fellowship)

Philip M. Oldfield (University of Toronto), “British and Irish Armorial Bindings.”

Patricia J. Osmond de Martino (Iowa State University), “A Humanist Bookseller in Venice: Antonio Moreto, ‘il cardinal libraio.’”

Anna Lisa Taylor (University of Texas at Austin), “Carolingian Verse Saints’ Lives: Education, Patronage, and Monastic Memory.” (Fredson Bowers Award)

2003

 Diane E. Booton (Harvard University Library and Harvard College Library), “Manuscript Production in Late Medieval Brittany.”(Fredson Bowers Award)

Jay L. Halio (University of Delaware), “New Variorum Edition of All’s Well That Ends Well.”

Ann Rachelle Hawkins (Texas Tech University), “Editing the Early Novels of Benjamin Disraeli: Henrietta Temple (1836) and Venetia (1837).”

Agnes Juhasz-Ormsby (University of Toronto, Centre For Reformation & Renaissance Studies), “A Critical Edition of the Coronation Verses of Anne Boleyn.”

Nadezhda, Kavrus-Hoffmann (Independent Scholar), “Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts in the Collections of the USA: Second Phase.”

Patricia W. Manning (University of Kansas), “Blacking out Books: The Politics of Censorship of the Spanish Inquisition.”

Christopher L. Mayo (Brandeis University), “Lord Chesterfield’s Letters to His Son: A Critical Edition.”

Eleanor F. Shevlin (West Chester University of Pennsylvania), “Harrison and Company’s Print Corpus and the Making of the English Novel.” (Pantzer Fellowship)

Andrew M. Stauffer (Boston University), “The Papers of F. S. Ellis, Pre-Raphaelite Publisher.”

Trysh Travis (Southern Methodist University), “A History of ‘The Big Book’ of Alcoholics Anonymous.” (Reese Fellowship)

Amanda Wunder (University of Wisconsin – Madison), “Golden-Age Printing in Seventeenth-Century Spain: The Seville Cathedral and the Making of Fernando de la Torre Farfn’s Illustrated Festival Book for San Fernanco (1671).”

2002

Barbara M. Benedict (Trinity College), “A Scholarly Edition of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey.”

Mark Brandon Bland (The Open University), “The Manuscripts of Donne and Jonson: Contexts and Connections.”

Joanne Filippone (Fordham University), “Reconstructing the Monastic Choir Books of San Sisto in Piacenza: A Historical and Liturgical Analysis.”

Robert Byron Hamm, Jr. (University of California, Santa Barbara), “The Tonson Shakespeare Project.” (Pantzer Fellowship)

John N. King (The Ohio State University), “Foxe’s Book of Martyrs and Early Modern English Print Culture.”

Reginald Brian Parker (Trinity College, University of Toronto), “Tennessee Williams in the 1950’s: A Genetic Study of the Night of the Iguana and Sweet Bird of Youth.”

Catherine M. Rodriguez (University of Virginia), “Frances Burney: A Publication History.”

Paul Jefferson Shaw (School of Visual Arts), “The Life & Work of William Addison Dwiggins.”

Robert W. Trogdon (Kent State University), “Descriptive Bibliography of Joseph Conrad.”

Carola Wessel (University of Gttingen), “Bibliography and Edition of Broadsides Printed in North America in the German Language, 1700-1830.” (Reese Fellowship)

2001

Joseph Black (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), “A Critical, Old spelling Edition of the Martin Marprelate Tracts (1588-89).”

Patrick Cheney (Pennsylvania State University), “The Oxford Edition of the Collected Works of Edmund Spenser.”

Cyndia Susan Clegg (Pepperdine University), “Censorship and the Historiographic Text in Early Modern England.”

Robert L. Dawson (University of Texas, Austin), “Books across the Channel: France, Great Britain and the International Trade in Books during the Long Eighteenth Century.” (Pantzer Fellowship)

Jared N. Day (Carnegie Mellon University), “Thomas Butler Gunn; New York City Illustrator and Literary Critic: A Bibliography and Essay.”

Melissa A. Dinverno (Indiana University, Bloomington), “Federico Garcia Lorca’sSuites: A Versioned Critical Edition.”

Kelly Denise Fuller (Claremont Graduate University), “The Man of Letters as a Woman of Business: The Career of Mary Austin.”

John J. McCusker (Trinity University), “The Business Press and the Economic Integration of the Early Modern Atlantic World.” (Reese Fellowship)

Lisa Pon (The Getty Research Institute), “Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Editions of Savanarola’s Works.”

Phillip H. Stump (Lynchburg College), “Manuscripts and Printed Editions of the Sermons Delivered at the Council of Constance (1414-18).”

Pierre A.Walker (Salem State College), “The Complete Letters of Henry James, Volumes One and Two.”

2000

Massimiliano Demata (St. Cross College, Oxford), “Publishing for the Theatre: John Murray and Drama, 1816–19.”

Paul Erickson (University of Texas, Austin), “The City Mysteries Novel in Antebellum America: Its Production and Consumption.” (Reese Fellowship)

Joel Fredell (Southeastern Louisiana University), “The Roman de la Rose; the Sapiential Tradition in Vernacular Book Design.”

David L. Gants (University of Georgia), “Printing in Jacobean London.”

Hillaire Kallendorf (Princeton University), “Women Readers of Seventeenth-Century Manuals of Casuistry.”

William Kemp (College du Vieux Montreal), “A New Bibliography of Lyonese Counterfeit Aldines.”

Cynthia Koepp (Wells College), “The Forgotten Best-Seller of the Eighteenth Century: Re-reading the Spectacle de la Nature.”

Patrick Leary (Indiana University), “Periodical Publishing and Literary Community: Bradbury and Evans and the Punch Circle, 1858–73.”

Carl Spadoni (McMaster University), “A Bibliography of Robertson Davies.”

1999

Gregory S. Brown (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), “The Publication and Censorship of Plays in Old Regime France.”

Konstantin Dierks (Brown University), “The Pedagogical Literature of Letter Writing in America, 1750-1800” (winner of the 1999 Reese Fellowship administered by the BSA.Professor Dierks is also the winner of the 1999 London Bibliographical Society’s Fredson Bowers award.)

Lamia Doumato (National Gallery of Art), “Catalogue Raisonne of Syriac Manuscripts in the Crusader Era.”

Alison K. Frazier (University of Texas at Austin), “Selling Saints:  A Hagiographic Anthology in Renaissance Milan.”

James W. Hankins (Harvard University), “Repertorium Brunianum:   A Critical Guide to the Writings of Leonardo Bruni.”

John McDonnell Hintermaier (Princeton University), “The Book of Common PrayerRevised, Refused, Restored:  A History of Books and Readers 1600-1662.”

Trish Loughran (University of  Chicago), “Virtual Nation: Cultures of Contact and Community in the United States, 1776-1860.”

Nicholas Andrew Mason (State University of New York at Stony Brook), “Advertising, Authorship, and the Origins of Romantic Literature.”

Nerijus Udrenas (Brandeis University), “Literary Underground in 19th Century Lithuania:  Books, Publishers, Smugglers, and Readers in Kraziai.”

1998

Ruth B. Bottigheimer (State University of New York at Stony Brook ), “Piracy and Publishing, Jesuits and Jansenists in Seventeenth-Century Paris and Amsterdam.”

David C. Hanson (Southeastern Louisiana University), “John Ruskin’s Early Manuscripts: A Revised Bibliography and a Proposed Edition.”

Christine S. Haynes (University of Chicago), “The Professionalization of Publishing in Nineteenth-Century France: The Rise of the Editor and the Transformation of the Book.”

Maura C. Ives (Texas A&M University), “Christina Rossetti: A Descriptive Bibliography.”

Julia Boss Knapp (Yale University), “‘Je leur envoy une lettre et un livre’: text Circulation and Catholic Community in Seventeenth-Century New France.”

Peter A. Lindenbaum (Indiana University), “The Publishing Career of Brabazon Aylmer.”

Lara Jennifer Moore (Stanford University), “Restoring Order: The cole des Chartes and the Creation of National History in France, 1806-1846.”

Virginia Reinburg (Boston College), “A Social History of the Book of Hours.”

Candler Sheffield Rogers (University of Otago), “Legal and Extra-Legal Enforcement of Copyright Violation, 1714-1751.”

1997

Mary-Jo Arn (Bloomsburg University ), “Demonstration of Common Authorship through a Comparison of Manuscripts in Two Languages: Charles d’Orleans.”

Joseph Donohue (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), “Oxford English Texts Edition of Plays by Oscar Wilde.”

Conor Fahy (University College, London), “A Study of Some Printing Practices in Sixteenth-century Italian Printing.”

A. Graham Falconer (University of Toronto), “Autour d’un Cabinet de Lecture.”

Sidney F. Huttner (University of Tulsa), “Recovering Lucile.”

Doris N. O’Keefe (American Antiquarian Society), “Printing and Distributing Catholic Literature in Ireland, 1770-1832: a Defence of Catholic Principles.”

Jay Corey Satterfield (University of Iowa), “The World’s Best Books: The Modern Library Series and Taste Hierarchies.”

Jill A. Shefrin, “A Bibliography and Historical Analysis of Juvenile Table Games Published in Great Britain in the 18th and 19th Centuries.”

Karine Uge (Boston College), “Monastic Culture in Medieval French Flanders: Libraries, Scriptoria and Self-representation from the Eighth to the Eleventh Century.”

Bruce Whiteman (University of California, Los Angeles), “Constantine Simonides: Forgery and Scholarship in Nineteenth-century Europe.”

1996

Janine G. Barchas (University of Chicago), “Lady Bradshaigh’s Copy of Clarissa.”

Randall K. Burkett (Harvard University), “Afro-American Publishing: Toward an Inclusive History of the Book, 1880-1950.”

Marvin L. Colker (University of Virginia), “Manuscripts among the Incunables of the British Library.”

Sandra Marie Donaldson (University of North Dakota), “Establishing a Text for Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Poems.”

Kathryn A. Duys (New York University), “Books Shaped by Song: Early Literary Literacy in the Lyric Works of Gautier de Coinci, Alfonso X. El Sabio, and Guiraut Riquier.”

Michael Patrick Kuczynski (Tulane University), “A Glossed Lollard Psalter: Bodleian Library Oxford MS 554 : An Edition with Critical Introduction and Notes.”

Nancy A. Mace (U.S. Naval Academy), “A Database of Late Eighteenth-Century Music-Sellers and Publications.”

Marta L. Werner (Georgia State University), “Emily Dickinson’s Late Fragments: Towards a Post-Critical Edition.”

1995

Craig S. Abbott (Northern Illinois University), “John Crowe Ransom: A Descriptive Bibliography.”

R. Carter Hailey (University of Virginia), “The Editing and Printing of Robert Crowley’s Edition of Piers Plowman.”

Ben A. Kinmont, “Antiquarian Bookselling in New York City: A Pictorial History.”

Elizabeth Kraft (University of Georgia), “The Ivory Gate: Elizabeth Justice and the Eighteenth-Century Book Trade.”

Meredith L. McGill (Harvard University), “American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting (1840-55).”

Randall McLeod (University of Toronto), “A Facsimile of Holinshed’s Chronicles, 1587.”

Lori Humphrey Newcomb (University of Illinois), “The Cultural Uses of Robert Greene’s Pandosto, 1585-1800.”

Giles Richter (Columbia University), “Distribution Practices of the Japanese Publisher Hakubunkan, 1887-1895.”

Michael H. Shank (University of Wisconsin), “The Printing of Regiomontanus’sDisputationes (Nuremberg, ca. 1475).”

1994

Anthony Atkins (University of London), “Materials Relating to the Publisher Duckworth, 1898-1940, in the New York Public Library and Columbia, Princeton, and Yale Universities.”

William Baker (Northern Illinois University), “A Descriptive Bibliography of George Eliot.”

David L. Gants (University of Virginia), “A Descriptive Bibliography of the 1616 FolioWorkes of Ben Jonson.”

Charles A. Johanningsmeier (State University of New York at Cortland), “Tillotson’s Newspaper Fiction Bureau: An Overlooked Force in the Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literary Marketplace.”

Sue Abbe Kaplan (University of California, Los Angeles), “Ornamental Stockbook of the Aldine Presses and Associates: Woodcut Initials, Head- and Tailpieces.”

Paul Nelles, “Peter Lambeck and the Origins of Historia Literaria: Book Knowledge and Librarianship in the Seventeenth Century.”

Esther Quantrill (University of Texas at Austin), “Gender and Poetry: A Study of English Nineteenth-Century Poetry Anthologies Compiled by Women.”

David R. Whitesell, “The Orga Series of Comedias Sueltas 1761-1803: Identifying and Dating the Concealed Reprints.”

Linda Gertner Zatlin (Morehouse College), “Aubrey Beardsley: The Catalogue Raisonn.”

1993

Mead T. Cain (The Population Council), “The Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.”

Sylvie L. Merian (Columbia University), “Characteristics of Syriac Bindings: A Codicological Study.”

Gordon B. Neavill (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa), “The History and Bibliography of the Modern Library Series.”

Karen Nipps (Library Company of Philadelphia), “Lydia Bailey, A Life in a Printing Shop and Interpretive Essay.”

Jeanne M. Shami (University of Regina), “A New Donne Manuscripts: Collating and Editing.”

Daniel L. Shealy (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), “Louisa May Alcott and her Publishers.”

Carl Spadoni (McMaster University Library), “A Bibliography of Stephen Leacock.”

H. Leslie Thomson (University of Toronto, Erindale College), “A Study of Two Merry Milkmaids, Folger Copy 2: An Annotated Quarto.”

Benjamin Weiss (Princeton University), “Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Editions of Claudius Ptolemy’s Geography.”

1992

David R. Carlson (University of Ottawa), “The Meaning of the Printed Page: Aesthetics and Profit in Book Design, 1465-1520.”

James N. Green (Library Company of Philadelphia), “Literary Property and the American Book Trade in the Early National Period.”

John A. Lane, “British Type Specimens: Notes Supplemental to Mosley and Berry & Johnson.”

William B. Long, “Stage Directions and the Problem of Textual Transmission.”

Paula J. McDowell (University of Maryland, College Park), “Tace Sowle, Quaker Publisher, 1691-1749.”

Michael N. Salda (University of Southern Mississippi), “The Library of Francois Ier.”

Stephen H.A. Shepherd (Southern Methodist University), “A Study of an Early English Holograph: MS Ashmole 33 of the Bodleian Library, Oxford.”

1991

Marc H. Aronson (New York University), “Reader, Buyer, Juror: William Crary Brownell and the Public.”

Thomas F. Bonnell (Saint Mary’s College), “Booksellers and Literary Canons: Collections of English Poetry, 1765-1810.”

Roderick G. Cave (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), “English Fine Printing, 1920-60, with Special Reference to the Golden Cockerel Press.”

Michele Valerie Cloonan (University of California, Los Angeles), “Bookbinding in Nineteenth-Century America: from Handcraft to Industrialized Trade.”

Lisa Fagin Davis (Yale University), “A Study and Reconstruction of the Lambach Antiphonary.”

Alice Elizabeth Fahs (New York University), “Publishing the Civil War: Northern Publishers and the Literary Marketplace of War, 1861-1865.”

David Finkelstein (University of Edinburgh), “Preliminary Research for a History of the Publishing Firm, William Blackwood & Sons.”

Alison Knowles Frazier (Columbia University), “Italian Humanists as Authors of Vitae Sanctorum, 1417-1521.”

Lawrence S. Rainey (Yale University), “Towards a Critical Edition of The Waste LandManuscripts.”

1990

Claire Badaracco (Marquette University), “Beatrice L. Warde, Propagandist for Print, 1920-1940.”

Whitney S. Bagnall (Columbia University Law School Library), “A Descriptive Bibliography of the Press of Robert Bell.”

Stephen Lewis Emmel (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University), “Shenoute’s Literary Corpus.”

G. Elizabeth Korn (Columbia University), “A Critical Edition of Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot.”

Yvonne Noble, “Music Printing Practice in the Shop of John Watts, 1728-1735, from a Study of the Octavo Edition(s) of The Beggar’s Opera.”

Diana Alexandra Patterson, “Marbling Over Print in Eighteenth-Century Books in England.”

Anthony Johann Pillai (State University of New York at Buffalo), “Literary Theory and Textual Criticism: The Transmission and Reception of Poe Texts in Translation.”

Richard C. Simmons (University of Birmingham, England), “British Imprints Relating to North America, 1621-1760.”

1989

Katherine Osler Acheson (University of Toronto), “The Diary of Lady Anne Clifford.”

Rosalind Remer Burnam (University of California, Los Angeles), “Philadelphia Publishers in the New Republic, 1790-1830.”

Andrea Immel (University of California, Los Angeles), “Cheerful Wisdom and Instructive Mirth: English Children’s Books, 1660-1760.”

Mary-Parke Johnson (Curatorial Consultants), “A History of the Altemus Bindery of Philadelphia, 1844-1854.”

Joseph R. McElrath, Jr. (Florida State University), “The Canadian Publications of Frank Norris.”

Charles B. McNamara (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), “Descriptive Bibliography of Montesquieu.”

Gary Marker (State University of New York at Stony Brook), “Readers and Literacy in Russia, 1649-1801.”

John James Mulryan (St. Bonaventure University), “Natalie Conti’s Mythologiae: A Study of the Extant Editions.”

1988

James P. Carley (York University, Toronto), “The Westminister Catalogue of 1542: An Annotated Edition.”

Robert L. Dawson (University of Texas at Austin), “The 1777 ‘Permission Simple’.”

Leo Depuydt (Yale University), “Book Production in Egypt in the First Centuries After the Arab Conquest.”

Everett Emerson (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), An Edition of Hector St. John de Crevecoeur’s Letters from an American Farmer.

Antonia Forster (University of Akron), “An Edition of the Griffiths Correspondence.”

David D. Mann (Miami University), “An Edition of R.L. Stevenson and S.L. Osbourne,The Wrong Box.”

H. Wayne Storey (Fordham University), “Petrarch’s Strategies of Visual Poetry”

Michael F. Suarez (Fordham University), “Dodsley’s Collection of Poems and the Making of the Eighteenth-Century Poetic Canon.”

Michael Winship (Oxford University), “Literary Publishing in the Nineteenth-Century United States: Ticknor & Fields and its Predecessor, 1832-1860.”

1987

Anna Lou Ashby (Pierpont Morgan Library), “A Publishing History of Christopher Morley.”

James Cracraft (University of Illinois at Chicago), “Book Production in the Petrine Revolution in Russia (1650-1800).”

Martha W. Driver (Pace University), “The Image in Print: The Illustrated English Book in the Fifteenth- and Sixteenth- Centuries.”

Melissa C. Flannery, (Folger Shakespeare Library), “An Analytical Glossary of the Printing-Related Terms used in the Diario of the Printing Press of San Jacopo di Ripoli (Florence, Italy).”

Wyman H. Herendeen (University of Windsor), “Additional Manuscript 40,676 and the Library of Thomas Cranmer.”

Maura C. Ives (University of Virginia), “George Meridith’s Publications in the New Quarter Magazine: A Critical Edition.”

George R. Keiser (Kansas State University), “The Readership of John Lydgate’s Life of Our Lady: A Codicological and Bibliographical Study.”

Judith L. Marks (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), “Christian Samuel Kalthoeber, A German Bookbinder in London ca. 1800.”

Keith I. D. Maslen (University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand), “Examination of Books Printed by the Bowyers Held in East Coast Libraries.”

C. Deirdre Phelps (Boston University), “The Nineteenth-Century Book Trade in Salem, Massachusetts.”

1986

Georgia B. Bumgardner (American Antiquarian Society), “The History of the Illustration of American Literature to 1865.”

John A. Emerson (University of California at Berkeley), “An Unknown Ninth Century Gradual and Antiphonal from Southern France, Albi, Bibliotheque municipale, MS44: a Paleographical, Liturgical, and Musical Study.”

Joel J. Gold (University of Kansas), “The Battle of the Shorthand Books, 1635-1800.”

Michael Gullick (Camberwell School of Art and Crafts, London), “English and French Medieval Manuscripts in Medieval Bindings pre-1225 in U.S.A. Collections.”

Leslie K. Howsam (York University, Toronto), “The Victorian Bestseller: Production, Packaging, and Distribution of Scriptures by the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1804-1864.”

David Chalmers Hunter (Louisiana State University), “English Song Books of the Early Eighteenth Century: Their Contents, Publication, and Description.”

Richard S. Peterson (University of Connecticut, Storrs), “Editing Envies Scourge, and Vertues Honour.”

William S. Peterson (University of Maryland, College Park), “A Bibliography of Sir John Betjeman.”

William P. Stoneman (Victoria College, University of Toronto), “Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in North American Collections.”

Steven N. Zwicker (Washington University, St. Louis), “Polemic and History: The English Translation of Tacitus’s Annals (1698).”

1985

William Peter Burns (New York University), “A Publishing History of H.G. Well’s Major Early Work, 1895-1901.”

Patrick W. Conner (West Virginia University), “The Exeter Book Manuscript.”

Christopher R. Coover (Christie, Manson and Woods), “A Catalog of the Washington Irving Family Library at Sunnyside.”

Allan C. Dooley (Kent State University), “Printing Technology and Authorial Control of Literary Texts, 1835-1880.”

Karl C. Gregg (University of Arizona), “A Chronological Reconstruction of the Catalog of Plays Printed by the Sanz Family (ca. 1675 – ca. 1783, Madrid).”

Jeremiah M.G. Hackett (University of South Carolina), “A Critical Edition of Roger Bacon’s Opus Maius, Part Six, De Scientia Experimentali.”

John Michael Kelly (University of Southern Mississippi), “John Marshall’s Books for Children, A Provisional Checklist of Books Published for the Entertainment and Instruction of Children and Issued under the Imprint of John Marshall, ca. 1778-1829.”

Mary S. Lewis (Brown University), “A Bibliographical Description of the Sixteenth-Century Editions of Music Published by Antonio Gardano and Now in the Biblioteca Jagiellonska, Cracow.”

James G. Nelson (University of Wisconsin), “A History of the Publishing Firm of Elkin Mathews, London, 1894-1921.”

William Proctor Williams (Northern Illinois University), “An Edition of the Works of Cosmo Manuche . ”

1984

David R. Clark (University of Massachusetts), “Establishing Texts for the Plays of W.B. Yeats.”

Margaret L. Ford (Argosy Bookstore), “Ann Franklin, Colonial Newport Printer.”

Luis Rene Gmez (University of Virginia), “A Critical Edition of Addison’s Cato.

Jennifer R. Goodman (Texas A&M University), “Malory and Caxton’s Chivalric Series.”

Robert A. Gross (Amherst College), “The Village University: Books, Libraries, and Culture in Concord, Massachusetts, 1784-1860.”

Evro Layton (Modern Greek Studies Association Cooperative Library Project), “The Sixteenth-Century Greek Book in Italy: Printers and Publishers for the Greek World.”

Virginia M. Murphy (Cambridge University), “Henry VIII’s First Divorce: The King’s Book of 1529.”

Robert B. Winans (Wayne State University), “Checklist of Catalogues of Books Printed in Eighteenth-Century American Newspapers.”

J. Howard Woolmer“A Bibliography of the Publications of the Poetry Bookshop, 1912-1935.”

1983

C. Paul Christianson (The College of Wooster [Ohio]), “London Bridge Records and the Medieval Book Trade.”

Andrew C. Cook (India Office Library and Records [England]), “Bibliography of Alexander Dalrymple’s Publications (1767-1808).”

Daniel Eisenberg (Florida State University), “Cervantes’ Library.”

Robert Emmet McLaughlin (Yale University), “Printing’s Impact upon Religion in Germany, 1500-1520.”

Allen H. Reddick (Columbia University), “Examination of the Annotated Partial Copy of Johnson’s Dictionary in the British Library and Its Relationship to the Sneyd-Gimbel Copy at Yale University.”

Andrea J. Tucher (New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences), “The Power Press as an Agent of Change.”

David L. Vander Meulen (University of Wisconsin), “A Descriptive Bibliography of Alexander Pope’s Dunciad, 1928-1751.”