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After Print

Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Cultures


Edited by Rachael Scarborough King

The eighteenth century has generally been understood as the Age of Print, when the new medium revolutionized the literary world and rendered manuscript culture obsolete. After Print, however, reveals that the story isn’t so simple. Manuscript remained a vital, effective, and even preferred forum... More


Studies in Bibliography



Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

The sixtieth volume of Studies in Bibliography continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual criticism, and other aspects of the study of books.The volume opens with an article by magisterial bibliographer G. Thomas Tanselle that... More


Sucking Up

A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy


Deborah Parker and Mark Parker

Suck-up. Ass-kisser. Brownnoser. Bootlicker. Lickspittle. Toadeater... Found in every walk of life, both real and imagined, sycophants surround us. But whether we grumble about sycophancy or grudgingly tolerate it as a price of getting along in a complex society, we rarely examine it closely. This... More


Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia


Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

The fifty-ninth volume of Studies in Bibliography continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual criticism, and other aspects of the study of books.This volume opens with an excerpt from a forthcoming memoir by the eminent... More


Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia


Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

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Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia


Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

[Book description not available]


A Guide to Documentary Editing



Mary-Jo Kline and Susan Holbrook Perdue. Foreword by Roger A. Bruns

For more than twenty years, A Guide to Documentary Editing has proven an invaluable tool for scholarly editors, editors-in-training, readers of documentary editions, and other students of American history and literature. This new, extensively revised edition of the Guide arrives in the midst of... More


What Should I Read Next?

70 University of Virginia Professors Recommend Readings in History, Politics, Literature, Math, Science, Technology, the Arts, and More


Jessica Feldman and Robert Stilling, eds.

" I cannot live without books."—Thomas JeffersonEven the most well-read among us feel gaps in our knowledge. Former English majors or art students want to understand the monetary system; mathematicians or doctors just want a great novel. Travel sections in bookstores are full of authors ready to... More


Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia


David L. Vander Meulen, ed.

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Francis Blake

An Inventor's Life, 1850–1913


Elton W. Hall

Accomplished inventor, visionary photographer, philanthropist, and successful businessman, Francis Blake (1850 1913) changed not only the way Americans communicated in the nineteenth century but also quite literally how they saw themselves. His major inventions, the telephone transmitter and... More


Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia


Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

[Book description not available]


Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia


David L. Vander Meulen, ed.

[Book description not available]


The Swifts

Printers in the Age of Typesetting Races


Walker Rumble

On a December day in 1885, Bill Barnes, a journeyman from the New York World, and Joe McCann, representing the New York Herald, faced off in a match race of Swifts, compositors who set type by hand, individually, letter by letter, with incredible accuracy and speed. McCann got off to a slow start,... More


Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia


David L. Vander Meulen, ed.

The fifty-third volume of Studies continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual criticism, and other aspects of the study of books.The volume opens with unpublished lectures by one of the twentieth century’s most distinguished... More


John Henry Ingram's Poe Collection at the University of Virginia



John E. Reilly, ed.

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Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers

The Hogarth Press, 1917–41


John H. Willis

Has any couple in twentieth-century intellectual life so captured and held attention as have Leonard and Virginia Woolf? The have proved endlessly interesting as individuals, partners, writers, modernists, and as the central players in the absorbing drama of Bloomsbury. Yet surprisingly scant... More


Bibliography of New Orleans Imprints, 1764 - 1864



The Historic New Orleans Collection

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