Additional Resources

Exploring Format


Exploring the History of Printing

Dondi, Cristina. “The European Printing Revolution,” in The Book: A Global History (Oxford, 2013), pp. 80-92

The European Printing Revolution

Edgren, J. S. “The History of the Book in China,” in The Oxford Companion to the Book (Oxford, 2010)

History of the Book in China

Exploring the History of Readership

Allan, David. “‘The Advantages of Literature’: The Subscription Library in Georgian Britain,” in The Meaning of the Library: A Cultural History (Princeton, 2015), pp. 103-23

Allan, The Subscription Library

Exploring Material Evidence

Carter, John, and Nicolas Barker. ABC for Book Collectors (New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 1956, 2006)

Cassidy, Brian. “TIGER TIGER: Notes Toward a Bibliography of Duplication.” (Rare Book School Lecture 627, 1 August 2018)

Gascoigne, Bamber. How to Identify Prints. (London: Thames and Hudson, 1986)

Gaskell, Philip. A New Introduction to Bibliography. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972)