Volume 104

Volume 104:1 March 2010

  • The Joys, Possibilities, and Perils of the British Library’s Digital Burney Newspapers Collection By ASHLEY MARSHALL AND ROBERT D. HUME
  • John Cleave’s Weekly Police Gazette (1834-6), Francis Place, and the Pragmatics of the Unstamped Press By EDWARD JACOBS
  • Printers’ Instructions to Binders By B. J. MCMULLIN

Bibliographical Note

Nineteenth-Century Bookcloth Grain Classifications and the Special Collections Cataloguer By CARLO DUMONTET

Book Reviews

  • Briggs, Asa. A History of Longmans and their Books, 1724-1990: Longevity in Publishing. (wILLIAM bAKER)
  • Clouse, Doug.. MacKellar, Smiths and Jordan, Typographic Tastemakers of the Nineteenth Century. (SARA T. SAUERS)
  • Dunan-Page, Anne, and Beth Lynch, eds. Roger L’Estrange and the Making of Restoration Culture. (ROBERT D. HUME)
  • Empell, Hans-Michael. Gutenberg vor Gericht: Der Mainzer Prozess um die erste gedruckte Bibel. (BETTINA WAGNER)
  • Hinks, John, and Catherine Armstrong, eds. Book Trade Connections from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries. (james r. kelly)
  • Pearson, David. Books as History: The Importance of Books Beyond their Texts. (James R. Kelly)
  • Sudduth, Elizabeth A. The G. Ross Roy Collection of Robert Burns: An Illustrated Catalogue. (IAIN GORDON BROWN)
  • 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)

Publications Received

  • Abbott, Steven. Gore Vidal, a Bibliography, 1940-2009. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. xvi, 500 pp. and CD-ROM (vol. 2: Sections Da-Fa, Appendices III-vI, and Color Images). Illus. Cloth, $195.00 (isbn 978-1-58456-220-7).
  • Davidson, Adele. Shakespeare in Shorthand: The Textual Mystery of “King Lear.” Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2009. 326 pp. Illus. Cloth, $65.00 (isbn 978-0-87413-047-8).
  • Denbo, Michael, ed. New Ways at Looking at Old Texts, IV: Papers of the Renaissance English Text Society, 2002-2006. (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 354; Renaissance English Text Society Seventh Series, Special Publication.) Tempe, AR: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, in conjunction with Renaissance English Text Society, 2008. xii, 288 pp. Illus., port. Cloth, $59.00 or £36.00 (978-0-86698-393-8).
  • Dierks, Konstantin. In My Power: Letter Writing and Communications in Early America. (Early American Studies.) Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.xviii, 358 pp. Illus. Cloth, $45.00 or £29.50 (isbn 978-0-8122-4153-2).
  • Hinks, John, Catherine Armstrong, and Matthew Day, eds. Periodicals and Publishers: The Newspaper and Journal Trade, 1750-1914. (Print Networks.) New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; London: British Library, 2009. xi, 251 pp. Illus. Cloth, $49.95, £25.00 (isbn 978-1-58456-266-5 OKP; 978-0-7123-5074-7 BL).
  • Howsam, Leslie. Past into Print: The Publishing of History in Britain, 1850-1950. London: British Library; Toronto, Ont.: University of Toronto Press, 2009. xvi, 182 pp. Illus. Cloth, £30.00 (isbn 978-0-7123-5027-3); Can. $50.00 (isbn 978-1-4426-4057-3).
  • Loy, William E. Nineteenth-century American Designers and Engravers of Type. Ed. By Alastair M. Johnston and Stephen O. Saxe. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. 161 pp. Illus., ports. Cloth, $49.95 (isbn 978-1-58456-261-0)
  • Printing in England in the Fifteenth Century: E. Gordon Duff’s Bibliography with Supplementary Descriptions, Chronologies, and a Census of Copies, by Lotte Hellinga. London: Bibliographical Society; British Library, 2009. xvii, 278 pp. Illus., facsims. Cloth, £40.00 (isbn 978-0-948170-17-4 Bib. Soc.; 978-0-7123-5072-3 BL).

Volume 104:2 June 2010

  • Shakespeare and Shorthand Once Again By RICHARD KNOWLES
  • Printers and the Law: The Trials of Publishing Obscene Libel in Early America By MARCUS A. MCCORISON
  • Kenny Meadows’s Illustrations for Robert Tyas’s “Shakespeare for the People” Project (1839–43) By ALAN R. YOUNG

Bibliographical Note

Imagining Post-National Book History By SYDNEY J. SHEP

Publications Received

  • The Book Collector. Vol. 58, no. 3 2009.
  • Brandt, William H. Interpretive Wood-engraving: The Story of the Society of American Wood-engravers. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. 165 pp. Illus. Cloth, $85.00 (isbn 978-1-58456-272-2).
  • Hagstrom, Jack W. C. and Bill Morgan. James Ingram Merrill: A Descriptive Bibliography. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. xiii, 421 pp. Port. Cloth, $95.00 (isbn 978-1-58456-263-4).
  • Hanley, William. A Biographical Dictionary of French Censors, 1742-1789. Vol. I, A-B. (Publications, 17.) Ferney-Voltaire: Centre International d’Étude du xviiie Siècle, 2005. xii, 400 pp. Illus. Paper, €160.00 (isbn 2-84559-031-8).
  • Johnson, Kevin. The Dark Page, II: Books that Inspired American Film Noir, 1950-1965. Foreword by Guy Maddin. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. xi, 252 pp. Illus. Cloth, $95.00 (isbn 978-1-58456-259-7).
  • Kallendorf, Craig. A Catalogue of the Junius Spencer Morgan Collection of Virgil in the Princeton University Library. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. ix, 529 pp. Illus. Cloth, $95.00 (isbn 1-978-58456-263-4).
  • Kemp, Geoff, and Jason McElligott, general eds. Censorship and the Press, 1580-1720. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2009. 4 vols. Cloth, $575.00 (isbn 978-1-8519-6993-7).
  • Kissel, Eléonore and Erin Vigneau. Architectural Reproductions: A Manual for Identification and Care. 2d ed. New Castle, DE; Oak Knoll Press; Bronx, NY: New York Botanical Garden, 2009. xiv, 125 pp. Illus. Paper, $49.95 (isbn 978-1-48456-216-0).
  • Landon, Richard. Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The Natural History of Charles Darwin. Exhibition and Catalogue by…. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 28 September to 18 December 2009. Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2009. 72 p. Illus. Paper, Can. $20.00 (isbn 978-0-7727-6069-2).
  • Nord, David Paul, Joan Shelley Rubin, and Michael Schudson, eds. The Eduring Book: Print Culture in Postwar America. (A History of the Book in America, volume 5). Chapel Hill, NC: Published in Association with the American Antiquarian Society by the University of North Carolina Press, 2009. xvi, 618 pp. Illus. Cloth, $60.00 (isbn 978-0-8078-3186-3285-1).
  • Piper, Andrew. Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xv, 303 pp. Illus. Cloth, $35.00 or £24.00 (isbn 978-0-226-66972-4).
  • Sokol Books, Ltd. Catalogue 55. London: Sokol Books, Ltd., 2009. 95 pp. Illus. Paper, Price not given (isbn not given).
  • Sumner, James. TheMysterious Marbler. With an Historical Introduction, Notes on the English Marbling Tradition, and Thirteen Original Marbled Samples, by Richard J. Wolfe. 2nd reprinting. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 2009. 131 pp. Illus. Hardcoiver, $60.00 (isbn 978-1-58456-269-6).
  • Der Vollkommne Papierfäber. The Accomplished Paper Colorer; a Facsimile Reproduction and Translation into English of the Earliest Extant German Treatise on Paper Marbling and Decoration, Together with an Introductory Discussion of the Earliest Specialized Literature in Germany on the Marbling and Decoration of Paper. Translated and Introduced by Richard J. Wolfe. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. 176 pp. Illus. Hardcover, $60.00 (isbn 1-978-1-58456-243-6).

Volume 104:3 September 2010

  • The Printing of the Second Edition of Thomas Nashe’s The Unfortunate Traveller (1594) By CHIAKI HANABUSA
  • The Many Mrs. Greys: Confusion and Lies about Elizabeth Caroline Grey, Catherine Maria Grey, Maria Georgina Grey and Others By PATRICK SPEDDING

Bibliographical Notes

  • “The Character of an Author”: A Note on the Attribution and Misattribution of the Writings of John Dickinson By JANE E. CALVERT
  • The First Appearance of Jack London’s “Bald Face” (1900) By KIRSTEN MACLEOD
  • Cancellation in the Allgemeine Deutsche Bibliothek By B. J. MCMULLIN
  • Henry James’s Tales of Three Cities: A Correction By DAVID J. SUPINO

Review Essay

Reading the Nation (ANDREW NASH)

Book Reviews

  • Carbonell, John. The Early Printings of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and What They Reveal about His Spoken Words. (JAMES M. CORNELIUS)
  • Dane, Joseph A. Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books. (CAROL M. MEALE)
  • Deegan, Marilyn, and Kathryn Sutherland. Text Editing, Print and the Digital World. (PETER SHILLINGSBURG)
  • Echard, Siân. Printing the Middle Ages. (SCOTT GWARA)
  • Eggert, Paul. Securing the Past: Conservation in Art, Architecture, and Literature. (JAMES L. W. WEST III)
  • Evenden, Elizabeth. Patents, Pictures and Patronage: John Day and the Tudor Book Trade. (GRETCHEN E. MINTON)
  • Leroy, David H. Mr. Lincoln’s Books: Publishing the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, with a Census of Signed Copies. (ALLEN C. GUELZO)
  • Manguel, Alberto. The Library at Night. (MICHAEL J. RYAN)
  • Matthews, Nicole, and Nickianne Moody, eds. Judging a Book by its Cover: Fans, Publishers, and the Marketing of Fiction. (AMY ROOT)
  • Myers, Robin, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote, eds. Music and the Book Trade from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century. (SARAH F. WILLIAMS)
  • Parfait, Claire. The Publishing History of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” 1852-2002. (STEPHEN RAILTON)
  • Pon, Lisa, and Craig Kallendorf, eds. The Books of Venice / Il libro veneziano. (PAUL F. GEHL)
  • Poulain, Martine. Livres pillés, lectures surveillées: Les bibliothèques françaises sous l’Occupation. (VALERIE HOLMAN)
  • Schwarz, Arthur L. Vivat Rex! An Exhibition Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Accession of Henry VIII. (EARL HAVENS)
  • Schwarzfuchs, Lyse. L’hébreu dans le livre lyonnais au XVIe siècle: Inventaire chronologique. (BELLA HASS WEINBERG)
  • Wendorf, Richard. The Literature of Collecting and Other Essays. (NINA MUSINSKY)

Publications Received

  • Avramov, Iordan, Michael Hunter, and Hideyuki Yoshimoto. Boyle’s Books: The Evidence of his Citations. (Robert Boyle Project. Occasional Papers, no. 4.) London: Robert Boyle Project, Department of History, Classics, and Archaeology, Birkeck, University of London, 2010, xxvi, 35 pp. Illus. Paper, Price not given (ibsn 978-0-9551608-3-7).
  • Bauer, Arnold J. The Search for the Codex Cardona: On the Trail of a Sixteenth-century Mexican Treasure. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009. 181 pp. Illus. Paper, $21.95 (ibsn 978-0-8223-4614-2).
  • Bode, Katherine, and Robert Dixon. Resourceful Reading: The New Empiricism, eResearch, and Australian Literary Culture. Sydney, Aus.: Sydney University Press, 2009. x, 368 pp. Illus. Paper, Aus. $40.00 and postage (ibsn 978-1-9208-9945-5).
  • The Book Collector. Vol. 58, no. 4 2009.
  • —. Vol. 59, no. 1 2010.
  • Bryer, Jackson R. and Richard Kopley, eds. Resources for American Literary Study. Volume 33. New York: AMS Press, 2010. viii, 380 pp. Illus. Cloth, $187.50 (isnn 0048-7384; ibsn 978-0-404-64633-2).
  • De Hamel, Christopher. Catalogue One of Bernard M. Rosenthal (New York, 1954) Completely Recatalogued, from Fresh Stock, by…. (London, 1990). And Now First Published in Celebration of the 90th Birthday of Bernard Rosenthal. Berkeley, CA: Ian Jackson, 2010. 4 pp. Illus., with 2 pp. insert. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  • Fitzgerald, Carol. Series Americana: Post Depression-Era Regional Literature, 1938-1980. A Descriptive Bibliography including Bibliographies of the Authors, Illustrators, and Editors. Ed. by Jean Fitzgerald. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; Washington, DC: The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, 2009. 2 vols. (xxxviii, 978 pp.) Illus. Cloth, $125.00 (ibsn 978-1-58456-252-8)
  • Fruits of a Gentle Madness: The Al Lowman Printing Arts Collection and Research Archive. College Station, TX: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University, 2008. xxx, 140 pp. Illus. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  •  Furno, Martine, ed. Qui écrit? Figures de l’auteur et des co-élaborateurs du texte xve-xviiie siècle. (Métamorphoses du livre.) Paris: ENS Éditions, Institut d’histoire du livre, 2009. 262 pp. Illus. Paper, €19.00 (ibsn 978-2-84788-178-3; issn 1775-7053).
  • Hagstrom, Jack W. C. and Bill Morgan. James Ingram Merrill: A Descriptive Bibliography. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. xiii, 421 pp. Port. Cloth, $95.00 (ibsn 978-1-58456-263-4).
  • Haynes, Christine. Lost Illusions: The Politics of Publishing in Nineteenth-century France. (Harvard Historical Studies, 167.) Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010. xvi, 328 pp. Illus. Cloth, $45.00 (ibsn 978-0-674-03576-8).
  • Histoire et Civilisation du Livre: Revue internationale. Vol. 5, 2009.
  • Horrocks, Thomas A., ed. A Monument More Durable than Brass: The Donald & Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel Johnson: An Exhibition. Exhibition Curator: John Overholt. Cambridge, MA: Houghton Library, Harvard University, 2009. vii, 127 pp. Illus., facsims. Cloth, $35.00 (ibsn 978-0-9818858-2-7).
  • Leutz, Pamela Train. The Thread that Binds: Interviews with Private Practice Bookbinders. Compiled and with introductions by…. The Paths that Led 20 Bookbinders to Private Practice Bookbinding, Including a Special Interview with Bookbinder Don Etherington. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2010. 335 pp. Illus., ports. Paper, $34.95 (ibsn 978-1-58456-274-0).
  • A Lifetime of Collecting: Treasures from the Mary and Mavis P. Kelsey Collections. College Station, TX: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University, 2007. xx, 44 pp. Illus. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  • Lindsay, Jen. Fine Bookbinding: A Technical Guide. London: The British Library; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. 215 pp. Illus. Paper, ₤ price not available, $59.95 (ibsn 978-0-7123-0991-2 BL; 978-1-58456-268-9 OKP).
  • Mandelbrote, Giles and Barry Taylor, eds. Libraries Within the Library: The Origins of the British Library’s Printed Collections. London: The British Library, 2009. xii, 448 pp. Illus. Cloth, $85.00 (ibsn 978-0-7123-5035-8).
  • Passages in the New World: Books and Manuscripts, from Colonial Mexico, 1556-1820. College Station, TX: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University, 2006. [64] pp. Illus. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  • Pfaff, Richard W. The Liturgy in Medieval England: A History. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxviii, 593 pp. Cloth, $120.00 (ibsn 978-0-521-80847-7).
  • Pollack, John H. “The Good Education of Youth”: Worlds of Learning in the Age of Franklin. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Libraries, 2009. ix, 348 pp. Illus., Cloth, $49.95 (ibsn 978-1-58456-262-7).
  • Rees, Graham and Maria Wakely. Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King’s Printers in the Reign of James I and VI. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. xi, 280 pp. Illus. Cloth, £99.00 (ibsn 978-0-19-957631-9).
  • Richards, David Alan. Rudyard Kipling, a Bibliography. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; The British Library, 2010. 2 vols. (xliii, 813, [46] pp.; CD-ROM: Sections B-G and Color Images). Illus. Colth, $195.00 (ibsn 978-1-58456-242-9 OKP; 978-0-7123-5073-0 BL).
  • Rosenthal, Bernard M. Autobiography and Autobibliography. Berkeley, CA: Ian Jackson, 2010. 61 pp. Illus. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  • Runge, Laura L. and Pat Rogers, eds. Producing the Eighteenth-Century Book: Writers and Publishers in England, 1650-1800. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2009. 298 pp. Illus. Cloth, $65.00 (ibsn 978-0-87413-069-0).
  • Smith, Steven Escar, and Todd Samuelson, eds. A Decade of Promise: Ten Years of Collecting. College Station, TX: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University, 2009. xxxvi, 103 pp. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  • Staikos, Konstantinos Sp. Printers & Publishers’ Marks in Books for the Greek World, 1494-1821. Translated by Timothy Cullen. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; HES & De Graff Publishers, 2009. xxxi, 220 pp. Illus. Cloth, $125.00 (ibsn 978-1-58456-270-2 USA; 978-90-6194-250-4 Europe).
  • Suarez, Michael, S. J., and H. R. Woudhuysn, eds. The Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 2 vols. in slipcase (lxv, 1327 pp.). Cloth, ₤195.00 (ibsn 978-0-19-8606653-6).
  • The Temple of Taste: Celebrating the Robert L. Dawson Collection. College Station, TX: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University, 2008. xxii, 140 pp. and CD-ROM. Illus. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  • The Texas A&M John Donne Collection. College Station, TX: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University, 2006. x, 49 pp. Illus. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  • Textual Cultures. Vol. 4, no. 2 (Autumn 2009).
  • Thackray, Anne. Caterpillars and Cathedrals: The Art of Wenceslaus Hollar. Exhibition and Catalogue by…, The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 25 January-30 April 2010. Toronto, Can.: University of Toronto Library, 2010. 112 pp. Illus. Paper, Can.$20.00 (ibsn -0-7727-6071-5).
  • Thanks a Million: Reaching Library Milestones. College Station, TX: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University Libraries, 2008. [12] pp. Illus. Paper. (Price and ibsn not given).
  • Vervliet, Hendrik D. L. French Renaissance Printing Types: A Conspectus. London: The Bibliographical Society; London: The Printing Historical Society; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2010. 471 pp. Illus. Cloth, ₤40.00 or $120.00 (ibsn 978-0-948170-18-2 BL; 978-0-900003-14-1 PHS; 978-1-58456-271-9 OKP).
  • Whitley, Kathleen P. The Gilded Page: The History and Technique of Manuscript Gilding. 2nd ed. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; London: British Library, 2010. xv, 233 pp. Illus. Cloth, $34.95 (ibsn 978-1-58456-239-9).
  • 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 (ibsn 978-1-60329-040-1).

Volume 104:4 December 2010

  • The Bibliophile as Bibliographer By ERIC HOLZENBERG (Annual Lecture)
  • Line Omission in Prose Manuscripts, 1500–1700 By JASON POWELL
  • Keyboard Seconda Pratica in Transmission: The Engraved Toccata ottava of Frescobaldi — from Pen to Print By MICHAEL EISENBERG
  • Rethinking The New-England Primer By KYLE B. ROBERTS

Bibliographical Notes

  • The Printers of the First Edition of Chrysostomus Javellus By DENNIS E. RHODES
  • The Internal Chronology of Tender Is the Night By JAMES L. W. WEST III

Book Reviews

  • Brandt, William H. Interpretive Wood-Engraving: The Story of the Society of American Wood-Engravers. (LAUREN B. HEWES)
  • Denbo, Michael, ed. New Ways of Looking at Old Texts, IV: Papers of the Renaissance English Text Society, 2002–2006. (JOHN A. BUCHTEL)
  • Hinks, John, Catherine Armstrong, and Matthew Day,eds.Periodicals and Publishers: The Newspaper and Journal Trade, 1750–1914. (BARBARA L. FITZPATRICK)