Volume 103

Volume 103:1 March 2009

  • The Publication of Urania Johnson’s “Unpublishable” Almira By NICHOLAS D. NACE
  • Charles Knight and the Nineteenth-century Market for Shakespeare By ALAN R. YOUNG
  • Establishing Lady Fenn’s Canon By DAVID STOKER
  • Six Precursors for Sweet Bird of Youth By BRIAN PARKER

Bibliographical Note

“The Well and Good Government of the Chappel”: A Note on Printing-house Customs, c. 1680–1750 By ALAN D. BOEHM

Book Reviews

  • Adams, David. Book Illustration, Taxes, and Propaganda: The Fermiers généraux Edition of La Fontaine’s “Contes et nouvelles en vers” of 1762. (Thierry Rigogne)
  • Clegg, Cyndia Susan, ed. The Peaceable and Prosperous Regiment of Blessed Queene Elisabeth: A Facsimile from Holinshed’s “Chronicles” (1587). (T. H. Howard-Hill)
  • Dolgodrova, Tatiana Alekseevna. Katalog khudozhestvennykh pereplëtov sobraniia Karla Bekhera. (Maria Carlson)
  • Harris, Neil, ed. Gli incunaboli e le cinquecentine della Biblioteca comunale di San Gimignano. (Eric Marshall White)
  • Johnson, Kevin. The Dark Pages: Books that Inspired American Film Noir, 1940–1949. (Laura Rattray)
  • Myers, Robin, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote, eds. Fairs, Markets, and the Itinerant Book Trade. (James R. Kelly)
  • Murphy, Andrew. Shakespeare for the People: Working-Class Readers, 1800–1900. (Alan R. Young)
  • Schimmelman, Janice G. Books on Art in Early America. Books on Art, Aesthetics and Instruction Available in American
  • Libraries and Bookstores through 1815. (Lauren B. Hewes)
  • Sewell, Byron, and Clare Imholtz. An Annotated International Bibliography of Lewis Carroll’s “Sylvie and Bruno” Books. (Selwyn Goodacre)
  • Supino, David J. Henry James: A Bibliographical Catalogue of a Collection of Editions to 1921. (Michael Anesko)
  • Trogdon, Robert W. The Lousy Racket: Hemingway, Scribners, and the Business of Literature. (Miriam B. Mandel)

Publications Received

  • Afro-Americana 1553-1906: A Catalog of the Holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 2nd expanded ed. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. xvii, 890 pp. Cloth, $125.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-236-8).
  • Bell, Bill, ed. Ambition and Industry, 1800-1880. (The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, vol. 3.) Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. xxxiii, 542 pp. Illus. Cloth, $175.00 (ISBN 978-0-7486-1779-1).
  • Bell, Hazel K. From Flock Beds to Professionalism; A History of Index-Makers. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; Hatfield, Herts.: HKB Press, 2008. xiv, 338 pp. Illus. Cloth, $95:00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-228-3 OKP; ISBN 978-0-9552503-4-7 HKB Press).
  • Black, Joseph L., ed. The Martin Marprelate Tracts; A Modernized and Annotated Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. cxvi, 315 pp. Illus. Cloth, $150.00 (ISBN 978-0-521-87579-0).
  • Daly, Peter M., ed. Companion to Emblem Studies. (AMS Studies in the Emblem, 20.) New York: AMS Press, 2008. xiii, 632 pp. Illus. Cloth, $225.00 (ISBN 978-0-404-63720-0).
  • Fergus, Jan. Provincial Readers in Eighteenth-Century England. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. xii, 314 pp. Illus.? Cloth, $125.00 or £66.00 (ISBN 978-01-99297825).
  • Gameson, Richard. The Earliest Books of Canterbury Cathedral: Manuscripts and Fragments to c. 1200. London: The Bibliographical Society, The British Library, The Dean and Chapter of Canterbury, 2008. 414 pp. Illus. Cloth, ₤60.00(ISBN 978-0948170-166 Bib. Soc.; 978-07123-50082 BL).
  • Loring, Rosamond B. Decorated Book Papers, Being an Account of their Designs and Fashions. 4th ed., ed. by Hope Mayo. Cambridge, MA: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, 2007. xciii, 171 pp. and 80 illus. of samples. Cloth, $50.00 (ISBN 978-0-9765472-6-6).
  • Mearns, Jack. John Sanford: An Annotated Bibliography. (Winchester Bibliographies of 20th Century Writers Series.) New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. xv, 135 pp. Cloth, $95.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-211-5).
  • Murphy, Andrew. Shakespeare for the People: Working-Class Readers, 1800-1900. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi, 242 pp. Cloth, ,99.00. (ISBN 978-0-521-86177-9).
  • Silverman, Willa Z. The New Bibliopolis: French Book Collectors and the Culture of Print, 1880-1914. (Studies in book and print culture.) Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008. xvii, 312 pp. Illus. $75.00 or £48.00 (ISBN 978-0-8020-9211-3).
  • Slater, John G. and F. Michael Walsh. A Hundred Years of Philosophy from the Slater and Walsh Collections: Exhibition and Catalogue. The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 28 January – 28 April 2008. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Library, 2008. 147 pp. Illus. Can. $20.00 (ISBN 978-0-7727-60647).
  • Stray, Christopher. Classical Books: Scholarship and Publishing in Britain since 1800. (Bullletin of the Institute of Classical Studies.Supplement 101.) London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2007. 187 pp. Illus. Paper, £26.00 (ISBN 978-1-905670-15-4).
  • Summit, Jennifer. Memory’s Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2008. x,343 pp. Illus. Cloth, $35.00 or ₤18.00 (ISBN 0-226-78171-2).
  • Wickenheiser, Robert J. The Robert J. Wickenheiser Collection of John Milton at the University of South Carolina: A Descriptive Account with Illustrations. Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press; Published in Cooperation with the Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina,2008. xvi, 839 pp. Illus. Cloth, $90.00 (ISBN 978-1-57003-723-8).

Volume 103:2 June 2009

  • Gathering the Borders in Hardouyn’s Hours: From the “Accidents de l’homme” to the “Dis des Estas” By Mary Beth Winn
  • Vesalius and the 1543 Epitome of his De humani corporis Fabrica librorum: A Uniquely Illuminated Copy By Zlatko I. Pozeg and Eugene S. Flamm
  • The Sequestration of Archibald Constable and Company By Ross Alloway

Book Reviews

  • Fergus, Jan. Provincial Readers in Eighteenth-Century England. (Daniel Traister)
  • Gameson, Richard. The Earliest Books of Canterbury Cathedral: Manuscripts and Fragments to c. 1200. (Scott Gwara)
  • Krupp, Andrea. Bookcloth in England and America, 1823–50. (Clive Hurst)
  • Kusukawa, Sachiko, and Ian Maclean, eds. Transmitting Know- ledge: Words, Images, and Instruments in Early Modern Europe. (Jim Bennett)
  • Loring, Rosamond B. Decorated Book Papers, Being an Account of their Designs and Fashions. (Kathleen Whalen Moss)
  • Masaki, Tomoko. The History of Victorian Popular Picture Books: The Aesthetic, Creative, and Technological Aspects of the Toy Book through the Publications of the Firm of Routledge, 1852–1893. (Andrea Immel)
  • Myers, Robin, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote, eds. Books on the Move: Tracking Copies through Collections and the Book Trade. (Kenneth E. Carpenter)
  • O’Brien, Donald C. Amos Doolittle: Engraver of the New Republic. (Georgia B. Barnhill)
  • O’Brien, Philip M. Supplement to “T. E. Lawrence: A Bibliography.” (Jeffrey Meyers)
  • Raven, James. The Business of Books: Booksellers and the English Book Trade, 1450–1859. (Stephen Colclough)
  • Silverman, Willa Z. The New Bibliopolis: French Book Collectors and the Culture of Print, 1880–1914. (Bruce Whiteman)
  • Summit, Jennifer. Memory’s Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England. (A. S. G. Edwards)

Publications Received

  • Baines, Paul, and Pat Rogers. Edmund Curll, Bookseller. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2007. x, 388p. Cloth, ₤36.00 (ISBN 978-0-927898-5).
  • Bradshaw, Graham. Where Duty Leads: Canada in the First World War. Exhibition and catalogue by…. 22 September – 19 December 2008. Toronto, ON: The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2008. 117 pp. Illus. Paper, Can. $20.00 (ISBN 978-0-7727-6066-1).
  • Empell, Hans-Michael. Gutenberg vor Gericht: Der Mainzer Prozess um die erste gedruckte Bibel. (Rechtshistorische Reihe, 372.) Frankfurt am Main [u.a.]: Lang, 2008. 184 pp. Paper, €36.40 or $59.95 (ISBN 978-3-631-58108-7).
  • Evenden, Elizabeth. Patents, Pictures and Patronage: John Day and the Tudor Book Trade. Aldershot, Hants.: Ashgate Publishing, 2008. x, 220 pp. Illus. Cloth, £50.00 or $99.95 (ISBN 978-0-7546-5480-3).
  • Fleck, Robert D. Books about Books: A History and Bibliography of Oak Knoll Press, 1978-2008. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. v, 232 pp. Illus. Paper, $45.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-248-1).
  • Hanabusa, Chiaki. The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth 1598. (The Malone Society Reprints, vol. 171, 2007.) Manchester: Published for the Malone Society by Manchester University Press, 2007. xxx, 48 pp. Facsims. Cloth, $84.95 (ISBN 978-0-7190-7711-1). Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010.
  • Kaestle, Carl F. and Janice A. Radway, eds. Print in Motion: The Expansion of Publishing and Reading in the United States, 1880-1940. (A History of the Book in America, vol. 4). Chapel Hill, NC: Published in Association with the American Antiquarian Society by the University of North Carolina Press, 2009. xvii, 669 pp. Illus. Cloth, $60.00 (ISBN 978-0-8078-3186-3186-1)
  • Moore, Helen. Guy of Warwick 1661. (The Malone Society Reprints, vol. 170, 2006.) Manchester: Published for the Malone Society by Manchester University Press, 2007. xxiii, 52 pp. Facsims. Cloth, $84.95 (ISBN 978-0-7190-7709-8). Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010.
  • Myers, Robin, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote, eds. Music and the Book Trade from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century. (Publishing Pathways.) London: The British Library, 2008. xv, 218 pp. Illus. Hardcover, $49.95 (ISBN 978-1-58456-245-0); ₤25.00 (isbn 978-0-7123-5030-3).
  • Parfait, Claire. The Publishing History of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, 1852-2002. Aldershot, Hants., England: Ashgate Publishing, 2007. ix, 269 pp. Illus. Hardback, ₤55.00 (ISBN 978-0-7546-5514-5).
  • Sokol Books, Ltd. Catalogue. London: Sokol Books, Ltd., 2008?. 80 pp. Illus. Paper, Price not given (isbn not given).
  • Schwarzfuchs, Lyse. L’hébreu dans le livre lyonnais au XVIe siècle: Inventaire chronologique. (Métamorphoses du livre.) Lyon: Ens Éditions du livre, 2008. 203 pp. Illus. Paper, €27.00 (isbn 978-2-84788-122-6).
  • Studies in Bibliography. Volume 57, 2005-2006. Charlottesville, VA: 2008. (ISBN 978-0-8139-2653-7).
  • Veen, Sytze van der. Brill: 325 Years of Scholarly Publishing. Contributions by Paul Dijstelberge, Mirte D. Groskamp, and Kasper van Ommen. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008. 180 pp. Illus. Paper, €20.00 or $25.00 (ISBN 978-90-94-17932-2).
  • Wickenheiser, Robert J. The Robert J. Wickenheiser Collection of John Milton at the University of South Carolina: A Descriptive Account with Illustrations. Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press; Published in Cooperation with the Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina, 2008. xvi, 839 pp. Illus. Cloth, $90.00 (ISBN 978-1-57003-723-8).

Volume 103:3 September 2009

  • A History of Guilty Pleasure: Chapbooks and the Lemoines the Borders By ROY BEARDEN-WHITE
  • Metal Type from the Print Shop of the Historical Cherokee Phoenix Newspaper By FRANK BRANNON
  • Readership, Authority, and Identity: Some Competing Texts of Evelyn Waugh’s A Handful of Dust By PATRICK DENMAN FLANERY
  • A Provisional Stemma of Drafts and Revisions of Tennessee Williams’s Sweet Bird of Youth By BRIAN PARKER

Bibliographical Note

The Hortus Eystettensis: How Paper Type Can Help Decipher Printing History By ANGUS CARROLL

Book Reviews

  • Baron, Sabrina Alcorn, Erick N. Lindquist, and Eleanor F. Shevlin, eds. Agents of Change: Print Culture Studies after Elizabeth L. Eisenstein. (PATRICIA FLEMING)
  • Bell, Bill, ed. Ambition and Industry, 1800-1880. (BRIAN HILLYARD)
  • Bowen, Karen L., and Dirk Imhof. Christopher Platin and Engraved Book Illustrations in Sixteenth-Century Europe. (MICHAEL HUNTER)
  • Clegg, Cyndia Susan. Press Censorship in Caroline England. (RICHARD DUTTON)

Publications Received

  • Baxter, Katherine Isobel and Richard J. Hand, eds. Joseph Conrad and the Performing Arts. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2009. viii, 165 pp. Hardcover, $99.95 (ISBN 978-0-7546-6490-1).
  • The Book Collector 17, nos. 2-3 (2008).
  • Briggs, Asa. A History of Longmans and their Books, 1724-1990: Longevity in Publishing. London: The British Library; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. viii, 587 pp. Illus. Cloth, £45.00 (ISBN 978-0-7123-4873-7); $110.00 (isbn 9787-1-584562-34-4).
  • Carbonell, John. The Earl Printings of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and what they Reveal about his Spoken Words. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. 2nd printing, with corrs. 51 pp. Illus. Paper, $19.95 (ISBN 978-1-58456-256-6).
  • Clouse, Doug. MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan, Typographic Tastemakers of the Nineteenth Century. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. 174 pp. Illus. Cloth, $65.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-232-0).
  • Dunan-Page, Anne, and Beth Lynch, eds. Roger L’Estrange and the Making of Restoration Culture. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2008. xvii, 236 pp. Illus. Cloth, $99.95 (ISBN 978-0-7566-5800-9).
  • Eggert, Paul. Securing the Past: Conservation in Art, Architecture, and Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xi, 290 pp. Illus. Paper, $35.99 (ISBN 978-0-521-72591-0).
  • Ferrell, Lori Anne. The Bible and the People. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008. xiii, 272 pp. Illus. Cloth, $32.50 (ISBN 978-0-300-11424-9).
  • Howard-Hill, T. H. The British Book Trade, 1475-1890: A Bibliography. London and New Castle, DE: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press in association with The Bibliographical Society and The Bibliographical Society of America, 2008. 2 vols. and CD-ROM. Cloth, £ 99.95 (isbn 978-0-7123-5059-4); $175.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-255-9).
  • Hudson, Graham. The Design and Printing of Ephemera in Britain and America, 1720-1920. London: The British Library; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. 159 pp. Illus. Cloth, £30.00 (ISBN 978-0-7123-4904-8); $65.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-224-5).
  • Kline, Mary-Jo and Susan Holbrook Perdue. A Guide to Documentary Editing. Prepared for the Association for Documentary Editing. 3rd ed. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2008. xiii, 327 pp. Paper, $35.00 (ISBN 978-0-8139-2727-5).
  • Leroy, David H. Mr. Lincoln’s Books: Publishing the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, with a Census of Signed Copies. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; Chicago, IL: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, 2009. xxxiii, 194 pp. Illus. Cloth, $49.95 (ISBN 978-1-58456-244-3).
  • Livingston, Meg Powers. “The Women’s Prize” by John Fletcher. (The Malone Society Reprints, 172, 2007.) Manchester: Published for the Malone Society by Manchester University Press, 2009. xxviii pp., 52 fols. Facsims. Price not given (ISBN 978-0-1790-7710-4).
  • Manguel, Alberto. The Library at Night. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. 381 pp. Illus. Paper, $17.00 (ISBN 978-0-300-15130-5).
  • Najder, Zdzislaw and J. H. Stape, eds. Joseph Conrad: “A Personal Record.” (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xlix, 227 pp. Illus. Cloth, $150.00 (ISBN 978-0-521-86176-2).
  • Pearson, David. Books as History: The Importance of Books Beyond their Texts. London: British Library; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. 208 pp. Illus. Cloth, ₤25.00 (isbn 978-0-7123-4923-9); $49.95 (ISBN 978-1-58456-233-7).
  • Quitslund, Beth, The Reformation in Rhyme: Sternhold, Hopkins and the English Metrical Psalter, 1547-1603. St. Andrews Studies in Reformation History.) Aldershot, Hampshire; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008. x, 322 pp. Cloth, $114.95 (ISBN 978-0-7546-6326-3).
  • Riffaud, Alain. Répertoire du théâtre français imprimé entre 1630 et 1600. (Travaux du Grand Siècle, XXXII.) Genève, Librairie Droz, 2009. 444 pp. Illus. Paper, $110.00 (ISBN 978-2-600-012857-7).
  • Schwarz, Arthur L. Vivat Rex! An Exhibition Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Accession of Henry VIII. New York: The Grolier Club in collaboration with the Folger Shakespeare Library, Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library, The Morgan Library and Museum, 2009. x, 236 pp. Illus. Paper, Price not given (ISBN 1-60583-017-8).
  • Sokol Books, Ltd. A List of Books under ₤2000. Autumn, 2008. London: Sokol Books, 2008. 46 pp. Paper, Price not given (ISBN not given).
  • Todd, Janet, and Linda Bree, ed. Jane Austen: Later Manuscripts. (The Cambridge Editions of the Works of Jane Austen.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. cxxix, 742 pp. Illus. Cloth, $130.00 (ISBN 978-0-521-84348-5).
  • Tomita, Soko. A Bibliographical Catalogue of Italian Books Printed in England, 1558-1603. (Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies Series.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2009. xx, 607 pp. Illus. Cloth, $124.95 (ISBN 978-0-7546-6373-7).
  • Vervliet, Hendrik D. L. The Palaeotypography of the French Renaissance: Selected Papers on Sixteenth-Century Typefaces. (Library of the Written Word, 4; The Handpress Word, 4.) Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008. 2 vols. Illus. Cloth, €195.00 or $299.00 (ISBN 978-90-04-169821).
  • Watkins, Larissa P.; Joan K. Sansbury, ed. Burnsian: A Bibliography of the William R. Smith Collection in the Library of the Supreme Council, 33o , S. J. With a Foreword by Abram Elias. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; Washington, DC: Library of the Supreme Council, 33o , S. J., 2008. lxvii, 170 pp. Illus. Cloth, $65.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-246-7).
  • Wendorf, Richard. The Literature of Collecting and Other Essays. Boston, MA: The Boston Athenæum; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. 366 pp. Illus. Cloth, $49.95 (ISBN 978-1-58456-230-6).
  • Werner Pfeiffer, Censor, Villain, Provocateur, Experimenter: Book-Objects and Artist Books. Toronto, ON: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 2009. 68 pp. Illus. Paper, Price and ISBN not given.
  • West, James L., III, ed. The Lost Decade: Short Stories from “Esquire,” 1936-1941: F. Scott Fitzgerald. (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald.) Cambridge, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 260 pp. Illus. Cloth, $99.00 (ISBN 978-0-521-8853045).

Volume 103:4 December 2009

  • A View from the Bridge: Further Meditations by the Captain of the Iceberg by TERRY BELANGER
  • Knowledge of the Flesh: Using DNA Analysis to Unlock Bibliographical Secrets of Medieval Parchment by TIMOTHY L. STINSON
  • First Steps in Associational Reading: Book Use and Sociability at the Wigtown Subscription Library, 1795-9 By MARK TOWSEY
  • Designing for Borzoi: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., Creates a Brand of Excellence, 1915-29 By AMY ROOT
  • The Final Revisions to David Garrick’s First Play By NAOMI STUBBS

Review Essay

Harvesting the British Book Trade By DAVID MCKITTERICK

Publications Received

  • Cruz, Laura. The Paradox of Prosperity: The Leiden Booksellers’ Guild and the Distribution of Books in Early Modern Europe. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. xii, 278 pp. Cloth, $55.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-235-1).
  • Dane, Joseph A. Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, 2009. 176 pp. Illus. Cloth, $99.95 (ISBN 978-0-7546-6501-4).
  • Deegan, Marilyn, and Kathryn Sutherland. Text Editing, Print and the Digital World. (Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities.) Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, 2009. xvi, 205 pp. Illus. Hardback, $99.95 (ISBN 978-0-7546-7307-1).
  • Eliot, Simon, and Jonathan Rose, eds. A Companion to the History of the Book. (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture, 48.) Paperback ed. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xvi, 599 pp. Illus. Paper, £24.99 (ISBN 978-1-4051-9278-1).
  • Farren, Donald, and August A. Imholtz, Jr., eds. The Baltimore Bibliophiles at Fifty, 1954-2004. With Children’s Books in Bygone Baltimore, by Linda F. Lapides. Baltimore, MD: The Baltimore Bibliophiles, 2009. 175 pp. Illus. Cloth, $10.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-251-1). Distributed by Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, DE.
  • Frohnsdorff, Gregory. Early Printing in Saint Vincent: The Island’s First Printers and Their Work, with a List of Saint Vincent Imprints, 1787-1834. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. xii,103 pp. Illus. Cloth, $45.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-258-0).
  • Gnat, Raymond E. The Books and Work of the Philosopher Press at the Sign of the Green Pine Tree in Wausau, Wisconsin, with a Note Regarding Other Wisconsin Private Presses. Indianapolis, IN: Privately Printed; The Press of the Printer’s Devil, 2008. 1 CD-ROM. $15.00 (incl. postage). Distributed by Raymond E. Gnat, 8246 Shadow Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46260 (rgnat@incolsa.net).
  • Histoire et Civilisation du Livre: Revue internationale 4 (2008).
  • Matthews, Nicole, and Nickianne Moody, eds. Judging a Book by its Cover: Fans, Publishers, and the Marketing of Fiction. Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing, 2007. xxi, 191 pp. Illus. Cloth, $99.95 (ISBN 978-0-7546-5731-6).
  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2009. xxi, 292 pp. Illus. Paper, $22.00 (ISBN 978-1-60329-024-1).
  • Pon, Lisa, and Craig Kallendorf, eds. The Books of Venice / Il libro veneziano. (Ministero per i beni e le attività culturale. Miscellanea marciana, vol. 20 [2005-2007].) Venezia: Biblioteca Nationale e Marciana; La musa talia; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. xii, 619 pp. Illus. Paper, €60.00 or $85.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-257-3).
  • Poulain, Martine. Livres pillés, lectures surveillés: Les bibliothèques françaises sous l’Occupation. (NRF essays.) France: Gallimard, 2008. 587 pp. Illus. Paper, €22.50 (ISBN 978-2-07-012295-0).
  • Rosendorf, Theodore. The Typographic Desk Reference. Foreword by Ellen Lupton. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. xi, 136 pp. Illus. Cloth, $45.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-231-3).
  • Schoonover, John R., Louise Schoonover Smith, with LeeAnn Dean. Frank E. Schoonover Catalogue Raisonné. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. 2 vols. in slipcase. Illus. $195.00 (ISBN 978-1-58456-238-2).
  • Sillars, Stuart. The Illustrated Shakespeare, 1709-1875. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxii, 394 pp. Illus. Cloth, ₤60.00 (ISBN 978-0-521-87837-1).
  • Sudduth, Elizabeth A. with the assistance of Clayton Tarr. The G. Ross Roy Collection of Robert Burns: An Illustrated Catalogue. Introduction by G. Ross Roy. Foreword by Thomas F. McNally. Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press in co-operation with the Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina, 2009. xx, 456 pp. Illus. Cloth, $59.95 (ISBN 978-1-57003-829-7).
  • Williams, William Proctor, and Craig Abbott. An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies, 4th ed. New York: Modern Language Association, 2009.vi,188 pp. Paper, $19.75 (ISBN 978-1-60329-040-1).