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Investigating the Book

BIBLIOGRAPHY

All photographs are mine unless otherwise noted.

The majority of this bibliography has links, as research was conducted for the project the same way as has been suggested personal research be done for the books. 

THE BOOKS

THE BAB BALLADS

front cover

Late 19th Century: Publisher's Cloth Bindings.” MSU Libraries.

The Bab Ballads by W.S. Gilbert.” Gilbert and Sullivan Archive, 5 Oct. 2011.

preface

Conrad, Gabe. “What Is a Bookseller Label?” Bookseller Labels, Bay Leaf Books, 21 Oct. 2015.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Preface.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 323.

page 18

Gilbert, William Schwenck. “Only a Dancing Girl.” All Poetry.

Edwards, Annie. Ought We to Visit Her? R. Bentley & Son, 1879. 316.

Gilbert, William S. Ought We to Visit Her? A Comedy in Three Acts. S. French, 1874.

page 115

Hark, Ina Rae. “Writ of Habeas Corpus: Bodies as Commodities in the ‘Bab Ballads.’” Victorian Poetry, vol. 26, no. 3, 1988, pp. 319–

     336. JSTOR.

King Borria Bungalee Boo The Bab Ballads. YouTube, 9 May 2016.

biography

The Bab Ballads by W.S. Gilbert.” Gilbert and Sullivan Archive, 5 Oct. 2011.

Gilbert, William S. “The ‘Bab’ Ballads.” Archive.org.

Catalogues of New and Second Hand Books.” F. Leypoldt. The Publisher's Weekly, 1911, p. 2447. Google Books.The Publishers Weekly,

    Volume 80.

Gilbert, W S. “The Bab Ballads.” Biblio. 

TheFeatheredPen. “1890s The Bab Ballads.” Etsy.

BAEDEKER'S LONDON

front cover

Baedeker Checklist.” BDKR.com.

Essential Knowledge Baedeker Guides.” AbeBooks, RareBookReview.

front fold-out map

Bartrick, Steve. “Printing Methods.” Steve Bartrick Antique Prints & Maps.

Woodward, David, editor. Five Centuries of Map Printing. University of Chicago Press, 1975.

London in Great Britain: Historical Vintage Map Prints and Pictures.” The 1900 Collection: Maps and Plans of Yesteryear.

inserted map

London in Great Britain: Historical Vintage Map Prints and Pictures.” The 1900 Collection: Maps and Plans of Yesteryear.

Woodward, David, editor. Five Centuries of Map Printing. University of Chicago Press, 1975.

Campbell, Tony, and John Woram. “Understanding Engraved Maps.” The Map Collector, vol. 46, 1989, pp. 2–10.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Printing Ink.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 327.

biography

London and It's Environs Baedeker Search.” AbeBooks.

London and It's Environs Search.” Biblio.

"Baedeker, Karl." Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Britannica Digital Learning, 2017. Credo Reference

Baedeker Search.” Shapero Rare Books.

Baedeker Checklist.” BDKR.com.

Denby, Elaine. Grand Hotels: Reality and Illusion. Reaktion Books, 2002, pp. 143​.

THE ANTIQUARY

front cover

Scott, Walter. “The Antiquary.” Walter Scott, Edinburgh University Library.

title page

Scott, Walter. The Antiquary

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Title page.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 407.

chapter one

Dames, Nicholas. “A Chapter: A History.” The New Yorker, 29 Oct. 2014.
Epigraphic, Tumblr.

Removing Foxing and Mildew.” Period Fine Bindings, 2018.

biography

Timeline.” Harper Collins Publishers.

The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott Search.” AbeBooks.

The Antiquary Search.” ViaLibri.

STEELE'S POPULAR ZOOLOGY

front cover

page 52

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Bookbinding Styles and Binding Features.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 42.

page 243

Burlington Gazette.” Burlington Gazette, 23 Jan. 1896. Newspaper Article, pg 3.

Removing Foxing and Mildew.” Period Fine Bindings, 2018.

biography

Bowler, Peter. The Earth Encompassed: A History of the Environmental Sciences. W.W. Norton & Company, 2000.

Sleeth, James. “Biography of Joel Dorman Steele.” Chemung County Library District.

A Popular Zoology.” Hathi Trust Catalogue.

"Early American Textbooks: 1775-1900." U.S. Department of Education, 1985.

Cole, Jennie. “Chew on This...” Filson Blog, The Filson Historical Society, 3 May 2011.

"Steele J. Dorman Search.AbeBooks.

"A Popular Zoology by J. Dorman Steele Search.AbeBooks

title page

FAIRY LEGENDS

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Jeffries, F. The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 196-197. University of Michigan, 1854, pp. 397-400.Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Bookbinding Styles and Binding Features.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 42.

Eisenbart, Rene, director. Marbling Magic - An Introduction to the Art of Marbling. YouTube, 21 Mar. 2015.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Typecasting.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 417.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Title page.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 407.

preface

O'Connell, Mark. “The Marginal Obsession with Marginalia.” The New Yorker, 26 Jan. 2012.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Preface.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 323.

last page

Timeline.” Harper Collins Publishers.

"The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott, Hardcover Search." AbeBooks.

"The Antiquary Search.ViaLibri

biography

Legendary Bookseller of Nassau Street.” The Irish Times, 22 Feb. 2013.

About Us.” Alan Hanna's Bookshop.

Fred Hanna's Final Chapter.” Independent.ie, 13 May 2007.

Jeffries, F. The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 196-197. University of Michigan, 1854, pp. 397-400.

The Discovery Service.” Records of Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd, Printers, Aylesbury, 1709-C.1991, The National Archives, 12 Aug. 2009.

The Fighting Prince of Donegal.” Revolvy.

"Mary Kiely Search.AbeBooks.

"T. Crofon Croker." AbeBooks.

Croker, Thomas. “The Fairy Legends of Southern Ireland.” Brittle Books, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaine.

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS

front cover

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Embossing.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 122.

endpages

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Bookbinding Styles and Binding Features.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 42.

first illumination

Collections Online.” Sir John Soane's Museum London.

"Collections." Sir John Soane's Museum London.

BygoneArts. Medieval Manuscript Reproduction, Part 2: Ruling. YouTube, 9 Aug. 2009. 

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Manuscript.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 249.

Brown, Michelle P., and Patricia Lovett, editors. The Historical Source Book for Scribes. University of Toronto Press, 1999.

second illumination

Handwriting Styles.” University of Nottingham Special Collections, 

Clapson, Colin David. “Bruges Printer Conquers the World!” Flandersnews.be, 25 Mar. 2018.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Chromolithography.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 67.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Illumination.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 185-6.

biography

Humphreys, Henry Noel.” Wikisource.

Mellby, Julie L. “Humphreys' Papier-Mâché Bindings.” Princeton University, The Trustees of Princeton University, 7 Jan. 2010.

"Illuminated Books Middle Ages by Henry Noel Humphreys." AbeBooks.

Walford, Edward. The County Families of the United Kingdom Or, Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of Great Britain and Ireland. Hardwicke, 1869, pp. 141.

Burke, Ashworth Peter. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain & Ireland. Vol. 1, Harrison Son, 1898, pp. 187.

TOPICS

THE BASICS

Fleming, Grace. “Here's How to Design and Make a Book Jacket.ThoughtCo.

Myrick, Frank B. A Primer in Book Production. 1945.

Glossary of Printing Terms.” PrintingTips.com.

Glossary of Binding Terms.” BookArtsWeb.

Definitions of Common Terms.” Library Bindery, UC Berkley.

"Glossary of Printing Terms." Trumbull Printing.

Town, Laurence. Bookbinding by Hand. Faber and Faber, 1951.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960.

PAPER

Michael, Avi. Chancery Papermaking. YouTube, 28 May 2013.

PaperOne. How is Paper Made? YouTube, 12 Mar 2015.

Eisenbart, Rene, director. Marbling Magic - An Introduction to the Art of Marbling. YouTube, 21 Mar. 2015.

Town, Laurence. Bookbinding by Hand. Faber and Faber, 1951.

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Paper-making.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 295-8.

TYPEFACE & PRINTING

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Typecasting.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 417.

Richins, Zac. Casting Metal Type. YouTube, 23 April 2012

The Ink.” Gutenberg Bible: Making the Bible, The British Library, 21 July 2004.

Print Ink History.” Cyberlipid Center.

Werner, Sarah. “Deciphering Signature Marks.” The Collation, Folger Shakespeare Library, 7 Aug. 2012.

Werner, Sarah. “Guyot's Speciman Sheet.” The Collation, Folger Shakespeare Library, 22 Sept. 2011.

 “History of Printing Timeline. American Printing History Association.

Mayor, A. Hyatt. “Prints & People : a Social History of Printed Pictures.” Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications

Cole, Garold. “The Historical Development of the Title Page.” The Journal of Library History (1966-1972), vol. 6, no. 4, 1971, pp. 303–316.

Richins, Zac. Printing on a Gutenberg Press. YouTube, 23 Apr. 2012.

Express Cards. How Offset Printing Works. YouTube, 23 Jun. 2016.

Brown, Michelle P., and Patricia Lovett, editors. The Historical Source Book for Scribes. University of Toronto Press, 1999.

ILLUSTRATION

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Illustration of Books.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 186.

What Is a Print?” MOMA.

Intaglio.” Encyclopædia Britannica, 29 Feb. 2012.

Duroselle-Melish, Caroline. “Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare.” Folger Shakespeare Library, 12 Mar. 2018.

Eques Leenae Neapoli.” LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection, Folger Shakespeare Library.

Revealing a Lithograph Printed on a Lithograph Stone Giclee.” AllPosters.com.

Color Printing in the Nineteenth Century: Lithography.” University of Delaware Library, 21 Dec. 2010.

Express Cards. How Offset Printing Works. YouTube, 23 Jun. 2016.

BINDING

Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. “Bookbinding Styles and Binding Features.” An Encyclopedia of the Book, The World Publishing Company, 1960, p. 42.

Town, Laurence. Bookbinding by Hand. Faber and Faber, 1951.

Language of Bindings.” Ligatus.

Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters. “The Art of the Book in the Middle Ages.” The Met's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oct. 2001.

Early 19th Century: The Era of Industrialization.” MSU Libraries.

"Embossing history," Packaging Magazine, 11, Dec. 2003. p. 23.  

Taylor, Sally. "The Art of Embossing." Publishers Weekly, 1 Feb. 1993, p. 34. Literature Resource Center

Escalante, Jim. Coptic Binding on Boards. YouTube, 11 Jan. 2010.

BookbindersChronicle. Bookbinding 101 Sewing with Cloth Tapes. YouTube, 26 Dec. 2011.

Kennys Bindery. 22ct Gold Tooling a Leather Spine. YouTube, 26 Jun. 2017.

THE PROJECT

THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

Perrin, Andrew. “Nearly One-in-Five Americans Now Listen to Audiobooks.” Pew Research Center, 8 Mar. 2018.

Ahlin, Charlotte. “11 Classics That Are Secretly Fanfiction.” Bustle, 25 Apr. 2018.

Wilson, Olivia. “Popular Books That Actually Started Out As Fanfiction.Clevver, 27 Feb. 2016.

Cahill, Michael. "Reader-Response Criticism and the Allegorizing Reader.Theological Studies, vol. 57, 1996, pp. 89–96.

Flood, Alison. “Hygge – the Danish Art of Living Cosily – on Its Way to UK Bookshops.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 11 June 2016.

Brown, Bill. “Thing Theory.” Critical Inquiry, vol. 28, no. 1, 2001, pp. 1–22.

Reader-Response Theory.” Poetry Foundation.

Barthes, Roland. “The Death of the Author.” UbuWeb, pp. 1–6.

Powell, Kerry, and Peter Raby, editors. Oscar Wilde in Context. Cambridge University Press, 2013. p. 133

Fry, Stephen (@stephenfry). "This is the point. One technology doesn't replace another, it complements. Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators x." 11 Mar 2009, 2:07 PM. Tweet.

Romney, Rebecca. “13 Secrets of Rare Book Dealers.” Mental Floss, 1 Nov. 2017.

AT THE HEART OF IT

Bynum, Caroline Walker. Fragmentation and Redemption: Essays on Gender and the Human

Body in Medieval Religion. Zone Books, 1991.

Clanchy, M.T. , ed. The Letters of Abelard and Heloise. Trans. Betty Radice. Revised ed.

Penguin, 2003. Kindle.

Diamond, Nichola. Between Skins: The Body in Psychoanalysis. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

Nichols, Stephen G. "An Intellectual Anthropology of Marriage." The New Medievalism. Ed.

Marina S. Brownlee, Kevin Brownlee. 70-95. Johns Hopkins UP, 1991.

Webb, Heather. The Medieval Heart. Yale UP, 2010.

Woolgar, C. M. The Senses in Late Medieval England. Yale UP, 2006.

Works Referenced

Borland, Jennifer. “Violence on Vellum: St Margaret's Transgressive Body and Its

Audience.” Representing Medieval Genders and Sexualities in Europe: Construction, Transformation, and Subversion, 600-1530. Ed. Elizabeth L'Estrange and Alison More. Ashgate, 2011. 67-87.

Kay, Sarah. “Original Skin: Flaying, Reading, and Thinking in the Legend of Saint Bartholomew

and Other Works.” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 36.1 (2006): 35-74.

Duke University Press.

Lee, Dorothy. "The Gospel of John and the Five Senses." Journal of Biblical Literature 129.1

(2010): 115-27. JSTOR.

Taylor, Anna. "Books, Bodies, and Bones: Hilduin of St. Denis and the Relics of St. Dionysius."

The Ends of the Body: Identity and Community in Medieval Culture. Ed. Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Jill Ross. Toronto: U of Toronto, 2013. 25-60.

A PLACE FOR THE BOOK

Jackson, H J. Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. Print.

Pearson, David, Books as History: The Importance of Books Beyond their Texts. New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2012

ABC for Book Collectors, Oak Knoll Press 1995 https://www.ilab.org/eng/documentation/29-abc_for_book_collectors.html

Book Grading: https://www.alibris.com/article/022714/book-condition-grading/alibris-how-determine-condition

List of book binding characteristics by region, created by the European Bookbinding class of 2017 at the London Rare Book School and edited by Nicholas Pickwoad

Pearson, David. Provenance Research in Book History: A Handbook. London: British Library, 1998. Print.

Foley, Catherine. “Developing Materials for a Digital Library Gallery.” Islamic Africa, vol. 5, no. 1, 2014, pp. 83–90. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/islamicafrica.5.1.83.

Carliner, Saul. “Modeling Information for Three-Dimensional Space: Lessons Learned from Museum Exhibit Design.” Technical Communication, vol. 50, no. 4, 2003, pp. 554–570. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43095602.

Pearson, David. “BSA ANNUAL ADDRESS: Books as History: Changing Values in a Digital Age.” The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, vol. 100, no. 4, 2006, pp. 405–424. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/24293644.

Brown, Bill. “Thing Theory.” Critical Inquiry, vol. 28, no. 1, 2001, pp. 1–22. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1344258.

Marx, Karl. “The Fetishism of the Commodity and its Secret.” Capital: A Critique of Political Economy. Vol 1. 1990

The Peacock Room website: http://peacockroom.wayne.edu/

FOR YOU, READER

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A Guide to Book Collections.” AbeBooks, 2018.

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