The Book encompassed : studies in twentieth-century bibliography / edited by Peter Davison.

The techniques and approaches fostered in the first half of this century by what was called the 'New Bibliography' have spread throughout the world, developing and expanding in association with bodies such as the Bibliographical Society. The essays specially commissioned for this book take...

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Other Authors: Davison, Peter Hobley.
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Published: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Table of Contents:
  • The Bibliographical Society, 1942-1992 / Julian Roberts
  • Issues in bibliographical studies since 1942 / G. Thomas Tanselle
  • Medieval manuscript studies / Christopher De Hamel
  • English literary manuscripts of the twentieth century / Jenny Stratford
  • The analysis of handwriting : an introductory survey / Tom Davis
  • The study of paper as evidence, artefact, and commodity / John Bidwell
  • Typographic studies / Nicolas Barker
  • The future of bookbinding research / Mirjam M. Foot
  • Incunabula, 1942-1992 : from type to text / Lotte Hellinga
  • Stationers' Company bibliography, 1892-1992 / Robin Myers
  • Enumerative and descriptive bibliography / T.H. Howard-Hill
  • Describing maps / Sarah Tyacke
  • Developments in the study of book illustration / Gwyn Walters
  • Bibliographical developments in the history of science / Magda Whitrow
  • Book catalogues : their varieties and uses / David McKitterick
  • The British provincial book trade / Peter Isaac, Michael Perkin
  • Scottish bibliography for the period ending 1801 / Brian Hillyard.
  • From autograph to automation : Welsh bibliography / Eiluned Rees
  • The silken purse : bibliography in Ireland / Charles Benson, Mary Pollard
  • La bibliologie in France / David Shaw
  • Bibliography and oriental literature / B.C. Bloomfield
  • Tradition and innovation : bibliography in Australia and New Zealand / Wallace Kirsop
  • Developments in editing biblical texts / Sebastian P. Brock
  • Notes on theory and practice in editing texts / Fredson Bowers
  • Analytical and textual bibliography in Germany and Italy / John L. Flood, Conor Fahy
  • Bibliographical studies in Japan / Akihiro Yamada
  • Bibliography in the computer age / Robin Alston
  • History of the book / D.F. McKenzie
  • Meditations by the Captain of the Iceberg / Terry Belanger.