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Editors and Contributors

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Editors and Contributors

Editors and Contributors

General Editors

Michael F. Suarez, S.J. is University Professor and Director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia. Formerly the J. A. Kavanaugh Professor of English at Fordham University in New York and Fellow & Tutor in English at Campion Hall, Oxford, he is co-editor of The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, Volume 5, 1695–1830 (2009) and co-general editor of The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins, (8 vols, 2006– ). (MFS)

H. R. Woudhuysen is Professor of English at University College London. He has edited The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse (1992) with David Norbrook; Love’s Labour’s Lost (1998) and, with Katherine Duncan-Jones, Shakespeare’s Poems (2007) for the Arden Shakespeare third series. His book Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640 was published in 1996. (HRW)

Associate Editors

Scott E. Casper (the book in the united states—18th- and 19th-century america) is Professor of History, University of Nevada, Reno, where he studies and teaches 19th-century American history. He is the author of Sarah Johnson’s Mount Vernon: The Forgotten History of an American Shrine (2008) and co-editor of A History of the Book in America, Volume 3, The Industrial Book, 1840–1880 (2007). (SEC)

J. S. Edgren (the book in east asia and southeast asia) is Editorial Director of the Chinese Rare Books Project, an online union catalogue based at Princeton University. (JSE)

A. S. G. Edwards (manuscripts, collectors, libraries, and the book trade) is Professor of Textual Studies, De Montfort University. He works mainly on medieval and early modern literature, bibliography, and the history of book collecting. (ASGE)

Christine Ferdinand (the book in britain 1501–1780) is Fellow Librarian, Magdalen College, Oxford. Her current research interests are in the economics of the 18th-century book and newspaper trade. (CYF)

Vincent Giroud (the book in france) is a Professor at the Université de Franche-Comté. He has taught at the Sorbonne and at Johns Hopkins, Vassar, Bard, and Yale, where he also served as curator of modern books and manuscripts at the Beinecke Library. (VAG)

Abhijit Gupta (the book in south asia) is Reader in English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He is the co-editor of Print Areas (2004) and Moveable Type (2008) in the Book History in India series. (AG)

Neil Harris (the book in italy) teaches bibliography at the University of Udine. He currently specializes in the history of Italian Renaissance publishing and in the field of early book cataloguing. (NH)

Lotte Hellinga (transition to print culture 1455– c. 1550) is formerly a Deputy Keeper at the British Library and General Secretary of the Consortium of European Research Libraries. Her area of expertise is the history of the book in the first century of printing. (LH)

Paul Hoftijzer (the book in the low countries) holds the P. A. Tiele Chair in book history at Leiden University. He publishes on the history of the Dutch book in the early modern period. (PGH)

Craig Kallendorf (the book in the ancient world and renaissance italy) is Professor of Classics and English at Texas A&M University. He is the author of The Other Virgil (2007), The Virgilian Tradition: Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe (2007), and several book-length bibliographies of Virgil, as well as the co-editor of The Books of Venice / Il libro veneziano (2009). (CWK)

David Pearson (the physical book) Director, Libraries, Archives, and Guildhall Art Gallery at the City of London, has worked and published extensively on the post-production history of books, with particular reference to bookbinding, and book ownership. (DRSP)

Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia (the book in the slavonic and the east european world) is Head of Russian collections, British Library. She has published widely on early Russian literature, Russian émigré literature, and the history of the British Library Russian collections. (ER)

Geoffrey Roper (the book in the muslim world) is a bibliographical consultant. He was head of the Islamic Bibliography Unit at Cambridge University Library, 1982–2003, and editor of Index Islamicus and of the World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts. (GJR)

Joan Shelley Rubin (the book in the united states post 1891) is Professor of History at the University of Rochester, specializing in American culture since 1865. (JSR)

Peter L. Shillingsburg (the book in britain 1780–1900) is Martin J. Svaglic Chair of Textual Studies at Loyola University, Chicago. (PLS)

Margaret M. Smith (printing and reproduction technologies) is formerly Reader in Book Design History, Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, University of Reading. She studies changes in book design and mise en page after the introduction of printing. Her publications include: The Title-Page: Its Early Development 1460–1510 (2000), ‘Space-saving Techniques in Early Printed Books’ (2003), and ‘Printing Red Underlines in the Incunable Period’ (2007). (MMS)

Claire Squires (the book in 20th-century britain) is Professor of Publishing Studies and Director of The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication at the University of Stirling. (CMS)

Andrew van der Vlies (sub-saharan africa; postcolonial perspectives on book history) is at the School of English, University of Sheffield. His research areas include colonial and postcolonial print cultures, anglophone postcolonial literatures and theory (especially Southern African literatures), aesthetics and the ‘obscene’. He is the author of South African Textual Cultures (2007). (AEV)

Marcus Walsh (bibliographical scholarship) is Kenneth Allott Professor of English Literature, University of Liverpool. He has written on Swift, Johnson, and Sterne, biblical scholarship, and the history and theory of editing. (MW)

David R. Whitesell (the book in spain, portugal, and latin america) is Curator of Books, American Antiquarian Society. Currently Secretary of the Bibliographical Society of America, he has taught descriptive bibliography at the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School since 1998. (DRW)

Reinhard Wittmann (the book in central europe) is Professor for the History of the Book, University of Munich, chairman of Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen, and vice-chairman of Historische Kommission des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels. (RW)

Assistant Editors

Charlotte Appel (the book in the nordic countries) is Assistant Professor of early modern history at Roskilde University, Denmark. Her principal research interests are the history of books, reading, and education, as well as church history. (CA)

Patricia Lockhart Fleming (the book in canada) is Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto, where she served as founding director of the collaborative graduate programme in book history. She is co-general editor and co-editor of Volumes 1 and 2 of History of the Book in Canada (Histoire du livre et de l’imprimé au Canada) (3 vols, 2004–7). (PLF)

Ian Morrison (the book in australia and new zealand) State Library of Tasmania, previously Curator of Special Collections at the University of Melbourne, is a past editor of the Bibliographical Society of Australia & New Zealand Bulletin (now Script & Print) and has published widely on aspects of Australian book and library history. (IM)

Niall Ó Ciosáin (the book in ireland) teaches in the Department of History, National University of Ireland, Galway. His current research focuses on the relationship between literacy, print, and language shift in the Celtic language areas in the 18th and 19th centuries. (NOC)

Emile G. L. Schrijver (hebraica) is Curator of the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana, one of the Special Collections at Amsterdam University Library and the editor-in-chief of Studia Rosenthaliana. He has published extensively on Jewish books, in particular on Hebrew manuscripts of the post-medieval period, and has contributed to numerous exhibition and auction catalogues. (EGLS)

Karen Skovgaard-Petersen (the book in the nordic countries) is Senior Researcher, Curator of Rare Books in the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books, The Royal Library, Copenhagen. Her fields of research are early modern historiography, and early modern book and library history. (KSP)

N. G. Wilson, FBA (the book in greek and the byzantine world) Fellow and Tutor in Classics (Emeritus), Lincoln College, Oxford, is a specialist in Greek palaeography, the transmission of texts, and the history of scholarship. (NGW)


Jane Aikin, National Endowment for the Humanities, has research interests in the history of libraries, federal cultural institutions, and public policy. She is co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress: For Congress, the Nation & the World (2005). (JA)

Pablo Alvarez is Curator of Rare Books at the University of Rochester, and History of the Book Instructor in the Department of History, University of Rochester. His research interests include history of the book, incunables, printing manuals, and book iconography. (PA)

Martin Andrews is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, University of Reading. He is also Printing historian and Deputy Director of the Centre for Ephemera Studies at Reading and a graphic designer with a specialism in museum and exhibition design. (MJA)

Anita Ankarcrona is a Lecturer in the Department of History at Stockholm University and a book historian. (AAa)

Martin Antonetti is the Curator of Rare Books at Smith College, where he also teaches courses in the history of the book and in contemporary artists’ books. (MA)

Charlotte Appel Assistant Editor. See above.

Catherine Armstrong is a Lecturer in American History at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her research interests include 17th- and 18th-century English and American print culture. Her first monograph, Writing North America in the Seventeenth Century was published in 2007. (CMA)

Karen Attar is the Rare Books Librarian at Senate House Library, University of London (formerly the University of London Library). Her research interests are in book collectors and collections, and library history. (KEA)

Paul Baines is Professor of English at the University of Liverpool. He works on 18th-century literature, crime, and book history, and his most recent book is Edmund Curll, Bookseller (2007, co-authored with Pat Rogers). (PTB)

Nicolas Barker was Production Manager, Oxford University Press (1971–6) and Deputy Keeper at the British Library (1976–92). He has been the editor of The Book Collector since 1965. He is author of The Complete Calligraphic Work of Francesco Alunno (2009). (NJB)

Vincent Barnett is a post-doctoral researcher at Bedfordshire University. He is the author of many books and journal articles exploring the history of Russian economics, and is also pursuing research on the economic and aesthetic history of film. (VB)

Virginia L. Bartow is the Curator of the George Arents Collection and Head of Special Collections Cataloging at The New York Public Library. An adjunct faculty member at Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Services, she teaches ‘Knowledge Organization’. (VLB)

Matthew Battles lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where he writes about the history of ideas. He teaches in the Harvard Extension School, and is the author of Library: An Unquiet History (2003) and Widener: Biography of a Library (2004). (MBa)

Peter Beal, FBA, FSA, was for 25 years English Manuscript Expert at Sotheby’s, London. His publications include Index of English Literary Manuscripts 1450–1700 (4 vols, 1980–93); In Praise of Scribes: Manuscripts and their Makers in Seventeenth-Century England (1998); and A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000 (2008). His database Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450–1700 (CELM) will be launched on the World Wide Web in July 2010. (PB)

Margaret E. Becket is Bibliographer for American History and Mass Media at the University of Rochester. She has contributed several articles to American Literary Publishing Houses, 1638–1899 and American Literary Publishing Houses, 1900–1980 (both 1986). (MEB)

Philip D. Beidler is Professor of English at the University of Alabama, where he has worked since 1974. His most recent book is American Wars, American Peace: Notes from a Son of the Empire (2007). (PDB)

Alan Bell is formerly Librarian of the London Library. (ASB)

Maureen Bell is Honorary Reader in English Literature at the University of Birmingham. She is Director of the British Book Trade Index and has published widely on printing and publishing in early modern England. (MB)

Suzanne S. Bell is the bibliographer for economics and social science data at the University of Rochester; she is the author of the Librarian’s Guide to Online Searching, 2e (2009). Her research/teaching interest is database searching. (SSB)

Charles Benson is the Keeper of Early Printed Books at Trinity College Dublin. (CB)

Varuni Bhatia is Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow at New York University. She works on issues of religion and modernity in colonial South Asia. Her interests include modern South Asian intellectual histories, with a focus on social and religious transformations in the subcontinent during the 19th century and the imbrication of the political therein. (VBh)

Margareta Björkman is Professor Emerita of the Sociology of Literature, University of Uppsala. She has published on 18th-century topics including libraries, journalism, translations, and novels. (MBj)

Alistair Black is Professor of Library and Information History at Leeds Metropolitan University. His publications include A New History of the English Public Library (1996), The Public Library in Britain (2000), and The Early Information Society (2007). (AMB)

Elleke Boehmer has published numerous books and articles on colonial and postcolonial criticism and theory, including Stories of Women (2005) and a book on Nelson Mandela (2006). She is the author of three novels and is Professor of World Writing in English at the University of Oxford. (EB)

Theo Bögels is a Lecturer in the English Department of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. His research centres on the literature of the early modern period. His publications stem from an interest in British-Netherlandish relations and the history of the book. (TB)

Mary Ann Bolger is Design History coordinator at Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland. (MAB)

Elizabethanne Boran is Assistant Librarian of the Edward Worth Library, Dr Steevens’ Hospital, Dublin. (EAB)

Alixe Bovey is a Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Kent, where she specializes in the visual culture of the later Middle Ages. Her work focuses especially on manuscript illumination. (AB)

J. H. Bowman was a Lecturer in Library and Information Studies, University College London. His research interests include Greek type; history of library catalogues and classification; and Robert Proctor. (JHBo)

John Hassett Brady is American and British History Bibliographer and the Director of Reader Services at the Newberry Library. (JHBr)

Sarah Brouillette is an Assistant Professor in the Literature Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she researches and teaches contemporary British, Irish, and postcolonial literatures, and topics in media history. (SEB)

Matthew P. Brown directs the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa, where he is Associate Professor in the Center and the English department. He is the author of The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in Early New England (2007). (MPB)

Megan Burke is a doctoral student at Fordham University. Specializing in material aspects of Victorian literature, including 19th-century book history, she primarily focuses on the role of commodities in character formation. (MDB)

Martin Butler is Professor of English Renaissance Drama at the University of Leeds. He has written The Stuart Court Masque and Political Culture (2008), and is a general editor of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson (forthcoming). (MHB)

Michael Caines is Bibliography Editor of the Times Literary Supplement. He has edited an anthology of plays by 18th-century women (2004) and a book about the actor David Garrick (2008), and co-edited anthologies on Shakespeare (2003) and the Romantics (2004). (MSC)

M. G. Carter, recently retired Professor of Arabic at Oslo University, is now Honorary Professor in the Centre for Medieval Studies at Sydney University. His main area of research is the history of Arabic grammatical theory and its relationship to law and theology. (MGC)

Sebastian Carter, a graduate of King’s College, Cambridge, is a letterpress printer at the Rampant Lions Press. He is the author of Twentieth-Century Type Designers (1987; revised paperback 2002), a regular contributor to Matrix, and the editor of Parenthesis. (SC)

Scott E. Casper Associate Editor. See above.

Joanne Chaison retired in 2008 as research librarian at the American Antiquarian Society, where her career spanned 27 years. She is co-editor, with Scott Casper and Jeffrey Groves, of Perspectives on American Book History: Artifacts and Commentary (2002). (JDC)

Swapan Chakravorty is Professor of English and Joint Director, School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He writes in English and Bengali on Renaissance and early modern European literature, book history, and the history and literature of Bengal. (SKC)

Daven Christopher Chamberlain obtained degrees in Chemistry (Bath) and Paper Physics (Manchester). He worked at Arjowiggins Research and Development for seventeen years, first as a research scientist, later as Head of Testing and Printing. Currently a consultant specializing in forensic analysis of paper and printing, he is editor of The Quarterly (Journal of the British Association of Paper Historians). (DCC)

Rimi B. Chatterjee is a novelist and academic. Her novel The City of Love (2007) was shortlisted for the Vodafone Crossword Book Award, while her academic book Empires of the Mind (2006), won the SHARP de Long Book Prize for that year. She is Senior Lecturer in English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. (RBC)

Gail Chester is researching publishers’ readers at Royal Holloway, University of London. She is widely published on general and academic topics, mainly about publishing, feminism, and the history of both. Recent articles have covered feminist anthologies and the Hawthornden Prize. (GFC)

Sud Chonchirdsin received his Ph.D. in history from the University of London in 1995. He taught Vietnamese history and language at Chulalongkorn University and is currently curator of the Vietnamese collection at the British Library; he also teaches at the University of London. (SCH)

Federica Ciccolella is Assistant Professor of Classics and Italian at Texas A&M University. Her fields of interest and research include Greek and Byzantine poetry, Renaissance Greek grammar, and the reception of antiquity in Byzantium and in the Renaissance. (FC)

Ralph Cleminson is Professor of Slavonic Studies at the University of Portsmouth, and has published catalogues of Cyrillic manuscripts and early printed books in Britain, Ireland, Slovakia, and Hungary. His other research activities include textual criticism and the application of new technology to the description and editing of such material. (RMC)

John Y. Cole is the founding director of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. He has published widely about books and libraries in society, with an emphasis on the history of the Library of Congress. (JYC)

Kathleen Coleridge was the Special Materials Librarian at Victoria University of Wellington until her retirement in 2001. She worked on the Turnbull Library’s Milton Collection, and, since 1980, has published on aspects of the book trades in early Wellington. (KAC)

Christian Coppens is Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at Leuven University Library. His research deals mainly with book trade and (private) libraries during the 16th century. (CC)

Helen Cordell worked for over twenty years as South East Asian Bibliographer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, before becoming Deputy Librarian. Currently she is Hon. Librarian of the Royal Asiatic Society. (HC)

Cecil Patrick Courtney is Emeritus Reader in French intellectual history, and bibliography, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Christ’s College. (CPC)

Matthew Creasy is a Lecturer in the Department of English Literature at Glasgow University. He is a graduate of Cambridge and Oxford and a Kennedy Scholar. (MHC)

Laurence S. Creider is Special Collections Librarian at the University Library of New Mexico State University. His research interests include cataloguing theory and rules, the Venerable Bede, and St Godric of Finchale. (LSC)

Justin Croft is an antiquarian bookseller. (JPC)

Brian Cummings is Professor of English at the University of Sussex and Director of the Centre for Early Modern Studies. He is the author of The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace (2007) and is currently working on the Oxford World’s Classics edition of The Book of Common Prayer. (BAC)

Bernadette Cunningham is the assistant librarian at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. (SBC)

Phyllis Dain is Professor Emerita of Library Service, Columbia University. Her research and writing have focused on the history of American libraries and librarianship, and on the contemporary library scene, especially the public library. (PDa)

Sophy Dale is an editor and arts project-manager based in Edinburgh. Previously, she was Literature Officer at the Scottish Arts Council. (SD)

Jos Damen studied Dutch language and literature at Leiden University. A former head of the Lending Department of Leiden University Library, he is currently librarian of the Leiden Africa Study Centre. (JD)

Nandini Das is a Lecturer in Renaissance English Literature at the University of Liverpool. She specializes in Renaissance romance, prose fiction, and early travel writing, as well as the development of early 18th-century Orientalism. (ND)

Martin Davies was formerly Head of Incunabula at the British Library and editor of The Library, 1993–8. He is now Associate Editor of the Villa I Tatti Renaissance Library. (MCD)

Susan Davies is a Lecturer (retired) from the Department of History and Welsh History, Aberystwyth University. A specialist in manuscript and archive studies, she has taught postgraduates in archive administration, history, and humanities. Other activities include peer review and public service in archive and museum matters. (SJD)

Christopher de Hamel is Donnelley Fellow Librarian, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He was for many years responsible for sales of illuminated manuscripts at Sotheby’s. He has published very extensively on medieval manuscripts and book collectors.

Marieke van Delft is Curator of Early Printed Collections at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (The Hague) and general editor of the Bibliopolis Project. She publishes on the history of the printed book in The Netherlands in different periods. (MVD)

Pierre Delsaerdt is Professor of Book and Library History at the universities of Antwerp and Leuven. His research focuses on the history of the book trade and libraries in Belgium, mainly during the early modern period. (PD)

Ian Desai recently completed his doctorate in South Asian History at Merton College, Oxford. (IRBD)

Martin Dewhirst lectured on Russian literature and language from 1964 to 2000 at the University of Glasgow, and is now an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Slavonic Studies at that university. He is particularly interested in Russian and Soviet censorship and in Samizdat. (MD)

Archie Leonard Dick holds a Ph.D. in library and information science, and is a Professor in the Department of Information Science at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. His main research interest is the history of reading. (ALD)

Robert Dingley is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of English, University of New England, New South Wales. He has published extensively on 18th- and 19th-century literary history and co-edits the Australasian Victorian Studies Journal. (RJD)

Cristina Dondi was Lyell Research Fellow in the History of the Early Modern Printed Book, University of Oxford, 2002–05, and is one of the editors of the Bodleian Library catalogue of incunabula (6 vols, 2005). Her research focuses on the history of printing in Italy in the 15th century, provenance research as evidence for economic and social history, and on liturgical texts, both manuscript and printed.

Berry Dongelmans is a Lecturer in Book History at the Faculty of Arts of Leiden University. He writes on various aspects of Dutch book history of the 19th and 20th centuries. (BPMD)

Judy Donnelly is a librarian/archivist. She was project manager for the History of the Book in Canada (Histoire du livre et de l’imprimé au Canada), and project specialist and co-editor of the Historical Perspectives on Canadian Publishing website at McMaster University, Canada. (JAD)

Ian Dougherty is a public historian who has written extensively on New Zealand society and culture, including a biography of Sir Alfred Reed, the founder of the publishing firm of A. H. and A. W. Reed. (IMD)

A. I. Doyle, FBA, is Honorary Reader in Bibliography, Durham University Library and former Keeper of Rare Books. (AID)

Jacalyn Eddy, the author of Bookwomen: Creating an Empire in Children’s Book Publishing, 1919–1939 (2006), teaches history and humanities at SUNY Geneseo. (JE)

J. S. Edgren Associate Editor. See above.

A. S. G. Edwards Associate Editor. See above.

Rachel Anne Edwards holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Victoria and an MLitt in Shakespearean printing from the University of St Andrews. Formerly at the National Library of Scotland, she now works for the Scottish Parliament. (RAE)

Gabriel Egan is Reader in Shakespeare Studies at Loughborough University. He is one of the co-editors of the journals Shakespeare and Theatre Notebook, and is working on a history of the 20th-century theory and practice of editing Shakespeare. (GIE)

Paul Eggert, FAHA, is an Australian Research Council professorial fellow, general editor of the Academy Editions of Australian Literature and author of Securing the Past: Conservation in Art, Architecture and Literature (2009): (PE)

Marco van Egmond is Map Curator of the Map Collection in the University Library of Utrecht. He wrote a thesis on the Amsterdam map-trading company of Covens & Mortier (1685–1866). (MVE)

Elisabeth S. Eide is a Research Librarian at the National Library, Norway. Her current research interest is Norwegian 19th-century book collections. (EEi)

Evelyn Ellerman is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Athabasca University in Canada. She is a literary historian who publishes in the fields of indigenous African and South Pacific literatures. She is interested in the processes of decolonization in the British Empire in general, and in the role of women’s groups, adult education, and literature during decolonization in particular. (EME)

David Emblidge edited The Appalachian Trail Reader (1996), My Day: The Best of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Acclaimed Newspaper Columns (2001), Beneath the Metropolis: The Secret Lives of Cities (2006). Formerly Editor-in-Chief Mountaineers Books, he is now Associate Professor, Emerson College (MA, Publishing) and is currently writing a narrative history of American bookstores. (DE)

James F. English is Professor and Chair of the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania. His more recent work focuses on the sociology of literature and especially on its institutional and transnational dimensions. He is currently at work on a study of the American importation and translation of contemporary British culture. (JFE)

Lukas Erne is Professor in the English Department at the University of Geneva. He is the author of Shakespeare’s Modern Collaborators (2008), Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist (2003), and Beyond ‘The Spanish Tragedy’: A Study of the Works of Thomas Kyd (2001), and the editor of The First Quarto of Romeo and Juliet (2007) and Textual Performances: The Modern Reproduction of Shakespeare’s Drama (2004). (LE)

Pablo Andrés Escapa has a BA from the University of Salamanca and is a member of the research staff at the Real Biblioteca (Madrid). He is cataloguing manager of early printed collections, with interests in the history of the book, visual and material culture of the text in 17th-century Spain, printing in early modern Europe, and cultural reports between Spain and England. He is editor of Avisos: Noticias de la Real Biblioteca (1996–) and Syntagma: Revista de Historia del Libro y la Lectura (2002– ). (PAE)

Kambiz Eslami is a Librarian at Princeton University Library. He is a contributor to Encyclopædia Iranica (1982– ), The Encyclopaedia of Islam Three (2007– ), and is the editor of Iran and Iranian Studies (1998). His current project is a major work of reference on the Iranian writer Sadegh Hedayat. (KE)

Monika Estermann, in charge of the Historical Commission of the German Booksellers and Publishers Association, is researching the German book trade, especially the 18th to the 20th centuries. (ME)

Beatrice Fannon is a postgraduate research student at Cardiff University writing a thesis on ‘Pastoral Virginity’, examining the work of Sidney and Spenser in the light of classical and biblical traditions. (BEF)

Iain Fenlon is Professor of Historical Musicology at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of King’s College. His most recent book is The Ceremonial City: History, Memory, and Myth in Renaissance Venice (2008). (IF)

Christine Ferdinand Associate Editor. See above.

James Fergusson is a writer and antiquarian bookseller. He sits on the editorial board of The Book Collector and was founding obituaries editor of the Independent, 1986–2007. (JF)

Brian Findlay was a pupil and then a colleague of Don McKenzie. He now serves as parish priest to five small West Suffolk villages. (BJF)

Barbara Laning Fitzpatrick is Associate Professor of English at the University of New Orleans, and teaches 18th-century British literature. She was the textual editor for the Georgia Edition of Tobias Smollett’s Sir Launcelot Greaves and is currently investigating Smollett’s anonymous short fiction. (BLF)

Patrick Denman Flanery holds a D.Phil. in English Literature from the University of Oxford, and a BFA in Film & Television Production from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has published on J. M. Coetzee and Evelyn Waugh, is a regular contributor to The Times Literary Supplement, and is writing a book on film adaptation and canonicity. He co-guest edited a special issue of the journal scrutiny2, entitled ‘South African Cultural Texts and the Global Mediascape’ (2008). (PDF)

Patricia Lockhart Fleming Assistant Editor. See above.

John L. Flood is Emeritus Professor of German in the University of London, Past President of the Bibliographical Society, and specializes in German book history. His publications include The German Book 1450–1750 (1995) and Poets Laureate of the Holy Roman Empire (2006). (JLF)

Mirjam M. Foot is Emerita Professor of Library and Archive Studies, University College London and former Director of Collections and Preservation, British Library. Her main interest is the history of bookbinding and book structures, on which she has published extensively. (MMF)

Chris Fowler is Subject Librarian for Publishing, Fine Art, and Arts Management at Oxford Brookes University. She is a chartered member of CILIP and an active member of ARLIS/UK & Ireland, for whom she organizes conferences, workshops, and visits. (CBF)

Peter R. Frank from Heidelberg/Wien, is an editor in German publishing houses (S. Fischer, Luchterhand) and Curator Emeritus at Stanford University Libraries. He is the editor of Grillparzer’s works, and author with J. Frimmel of Buchwesen in Wien 1750–1850 (2008). His interests include book research in Central Europe. (PRF)

Adam Gacek is Faculty Lecturer in Arabic Manuscript Studies and Islamic Studies Librarian at McGill University, Montreal, and the author of a number of catalogues and a wide range of articles on Islamic manuscripts and rare books. His most recent publication is The Arabic Manuscript Tradition: A Glossary of Technical Terms and Bibliography—Supplement (2008). (AGa)

Ian Gadd is a Senior Lecturer in English at Bath Spa University. He is Textual Advisor to the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift (2008– ), and a volume editor for the History of Oxford University Press. (IG)

Jill E. Gage is Reference Librarian, Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections, the Newberry Library. Her main research interests are English literature, history of the book, and disability studies. (JEGa)

Francis Galloway is the Co-ordinator of Publishing Studies at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She leads a research team that conducts annual surveys of the country’s contemporary book-publishing industry. Her research interests also include the history of individual publishing houses and authors. (FCG)

Eileen Gardiner is co-director of ACLS Humanities E-Book and president and co-founder of Italica Press. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature with a specialization in medieval comparative literature, and is the editor of (EG)

Victoria Gardner is a D.Phil. candidate at St John’s College, Oxford. She is engaged in writing a social and economic history of English provincial newspapers and their proprietors, 1760–1820. (VEMG)

Simon Gatrell is Professor of English at the University of Georgia, and the editor of three of the novels of Thomas Hardy and author of numerous studies of Hardy and other Victorian writers. (SJG)

Paul F. Gehl is Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing at the Newberry Library, Chicago. His principal research interests are in the history of education and publishing history. (PFG)

James Gibbs was educated in the UK and US, and has taught at universities in Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Belgium, and the UK. He is reviews editor for African Literature Today and joint editor of James Currey’s African Theatre series. He has published extensively on African literature and drama, and has edited two handbooks for African writers. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of England (Bristol). (JMG)

Ellen D. Gilbert has a DLS from Columbia University and has worked as a librarian, archivist, and editor in academia and for non-profit educational and professional organizations. (EDG)

Vincent Giroud Associate Editor. See above.

Lisa Gitelman is Associate Professor of Media Studies at the Catholic University of America. She is the author most recently of Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture (2006). (LG)

Barbara K. Gold is Professor of Classics at Hamilton College, editor of the American Journal of Philology, and Vice-President for Outreach of the American Philological Association. Her areas of research include literary patronage, satire, gender in medieval and renaissance literature, Roman lyric and elegy, Roman comedy. (BKG)

John Goldfinch is Curator of Incunabula at the British Library. (JEGo)

Paul Goldman is currently Associate Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London and Honorary Professor, School of English, Communication, and Philosophy, Cardiff University. He is the author of works on 19th-century British art and illustration including Beyond Decoration: The Illustrations of John Everett Millais (2005) and Looking at Prints, Drawings and Watercolours: A Guide to Technical Terms, 2e (2006). (PHJG)

Magdalena Gram, Ph.D., is a Senior Director, Collections Department, National Library of Sweden. Her main areas of research are art history, especially graphic design and book illustration, and history of the book, including library history. (MGr)

John Gray is Librarian of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast. (JCG)

Milan Grba is a Curator of the Southeast European Collections in the British Library. His main research interests are in the social and cultural history of Southeast Europe in the 20th century and in Anglo-Serbian relations and contacts. (MVG)

Albert Greco is a Professor of Marketing at Fordham University. His research centres on the business of book and scholarly publishing. The author or editor of ten books, his research has been presented at Harvard University, the Library of Congress, and the World Bank. (ANG)

Susan Green is editor of the Huntington Library Quarterly, an interdisciplinary journal of early modern studies. (SG)

Nick Groom is Professor of English at the University of Exeter (Cornwall campus). He has written books on the ballad revival, literary forgery, and national identity, and has edited Percy’s Reliques and the poetry of Thomas Chatterton. (NGr)

Heinz Grotzfeld is Emeritus Professor of Semitic Philology and Islamic Studies, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. His main areas of research are Arabic literature and linguistics, including Arabic dialects, Middle Arabic, and Arabic oral literature; Alf Layla wa-Layla; and everyday life in the Middle East. (HG)

Jeffrey D. Groves is Professor of Literature at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California. He is a co-editor of and contributor to A History of the Book in America, Volume 3: The Industrial Book, 1840–1880 (2007). (JDG)

Óskár Guðmundsson is a historian, scholar, and Research Fellow at Snorrastofa, a culture and research centre in Icelandic and European medieval studies. He is the author of many books, expecially on the field of medieval history. (ÓG)

Nadja Guggi is a typographic designer with an interest in printing history. She holds a degree from the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication at the University of Reading, and developed the database of the Department’s Lettering, Printing, and Graphic Design Collections. (NG)

Abhijit Gupta Associate Editor. See above.

Paul C. Gutjahr is Associate Professor of English, American Studies, and Religious Studies at Indiana University. His primary teaching and research interests include religious print culture in the US and 19th-century American popular literature. (PCG)

Bridget Guzner was Curator of the Hungarian and Romanian Collections in the British Library, responsible for the selection and acquisition of current and antiquarian material, exploring, and describing the collections. Since her recent retirement, her research interests continue to include all aspects of Hungarian and Romanian culture, as well as the history and development of the above-mentioned collections in the British Library. (BG)

Nancy E. Gwinn is Director, Smithsonian Institution Libraries. She has an AMLS from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in American Civilization from George Washington University. Her research interests are in library history, international publication exchange, and the Smithsonian Institution. (NEG)

Esko Häkli, Professor, is a former National Librarian of Finland. (EHi)

Steve Hare is a freelance author and journalist, writing on the visual arts, and a lecturer in publishing history with a particular expertise in Penguin history. He compiled Penguin Portrait (1995) and several other books on Penguin design, series, and personalities. (SJH)

Michael Harris worked at Birkbeck College, London University. His main research interest is in the history of print generally and of newspapers in particular. He founded a major conference on book-trade history, which continues to be held in London and has been involved in editing and contributing to the annual publication of the papers (30 titles). He is currently working on a full-length study of printed serials published in London on either side of 1700.

Neil Harris Associate Editor. See above.

Charles Hatfield is Associate Professor of English at California State University, Northridge, and specializes in comic art, word and image studies, and children’s literature and culture. He is the author of Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature (2005), and he is now writing a monograph on the cartoonist Jack Kirby. (CWH)

Earle Havens is Curator of Rare Books and an affiliate of the Singleton Center for Premodern Studies at Johns Hopkins University. His work concentrates on the history of the book and manuscript culture from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. (EAH)

Jos van Heel is Curator of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books at the Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum in The Hague. He is also attached to the Special Collections Department of the University Library of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. His publications are concerned mainly with the history of Dutch book collecting in the 18th and 19th centuries. (JVH)

Martin J. Heijdra, Chinese bibliographer at the East Asian Library, Princeton University, has published on the socio-economic history of China, and is currently working on the history of character design and typography in the whole of East Asia. (MH)

Lotte Hellinga Associate Editor. See above.

Peter Hellyer is Russian curator in the British Library. He studied Russian at Nottingham University and compiled A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books, 2e (2006). He curated the Russian section of the exhibition Breaking the Rules: The Printed Face of the European Avant Garde (2007). (PH)

John B. Hench retired in 2006 after 33 years at the American Antiquarian Society, where, among other duties, he administered the Society’s book history programmes. He is writing a book on American book publishing and world markets in the 1940s. (JBH)

Ian Higgins is Reader in English at the Australian National University and author of books and articles on Jonathan Swift and his contexts. He is a general editor of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift (2008– ). (IH)

Richard L. Hills is an Honorary Reader at the University of Manchester, History of Technology, covering steam power, textiles, and papermaking. His latest published works include a three-volume biography of James Watt and the development of power in the textile industry. (RLH)

John Hinks is an Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, researching English book-trade networks. At the University of Birmingham, he edits the British Book Trade Index website and is a Visiting Lecturer in early modern English print culture. (JH)

David Hirsch has been Librarian for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the Charles E. Young Library, UCLA since 1989. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. He is a past president of the Middle East Librarians Association. (DGH)

Barbara Hochman is Chair of the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics, Ben-Gurion University, Israel. She has published widely on American fiction, generic conventions, and reading practices. Current work-in-progress includes the project Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Reading Revolution. (BH)

Paul Hoftijzer Associate Editor. See above.

Melissa J. Homestead is Associate Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, author of American Women Authors and Literary Property, 1822–1869 (2005), and is currently working on Catharine Sedgwick and on Willa Cather’s creative partnership with Edith Lewis. (MJH)

David M. Hovde is the Research and Instruction Librarian in the Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries. He is also an Associate Professor of Library Science. His research has primarily focused on organizations that provided library services to non-traditional users. (DMH)

Leslie Howsam is the author of Cheap Bibles (1991) and Old Books & New Histories (2006). Her 2006 Lyell lectures discussed research on the correspondence of historians and publishers. She is University Professor at the University of Windsor in Canada.

Arnold Hunt is a Curator of Manuscripts at the British Library. His book The Art of Hearing: English Preachers and their Audiences 1590–1640 is forthcoming. (AH)

Clare Hutton is Lecturer in English at Loughborough University, and the editor of volume 5 of The Oxford History of the Irish Book (2009). (CLH)

David Ibbetson, FBA, is Regius Professor of Civil Law, University of Cambridge. His research covers the history of English and European law; among his publications is A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations (1999). (DIb)

Jana Igunma is Curator of Thai, Lao, and Cambodian Collections at the British Library. She graduated from Humboldt-University, Berlin in Southeast Asian History (1996), Library and Information Science (2003), and worked as curatorial assistant for Thai, Lao, Cambodian, and Burmese Collections at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. (JDI)

Dirk Imhof is Keeper of Rare Books and Archives of the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp. His research focuses on publications by the Plantin Press. (DI)

Andrea Immel is Curator of the Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University. She co-edited the Cambridge Companion to Children’s Literature (2009) and Childhood and Children’s Books in Early Modern Europe 1550–1800 (2005), and contributed chapters to the Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, volumes 5 and 6.

Judy Crosby Ivy is an art historian currently compiling a catalogue raisoné of the works of David Lucas, a mezzotint engraver best known for his collaboration with the landscape painter John Constable. (JCI)

Leon E. Jackson is an Associate Professor of English at the University of South Carolina and author of The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in Antebellum America (2007). (LEJ)

David James is the former Curator of Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, London. He has written several works on Islamic manuscripts, calligraphy, and the arts of the Islamic book. He now lives in Spain and has recently published Early Islamic Spain (2009). (DLJ)

Frans A. Janssen is Professor Emeritus of Book and Library History, University of Amsterdam, and retired director of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, Amsterdam. A recent publication is Technique and Design in the History of Printing (2004). (FAJ)

Ann Rosalind Jones is Esther Cloudman Dunn Professor of Comparative Literature at Smith College (USA). With Margaret Rosenthal, she recently completed a translation of Cesare Vecellio’s 1590 costume book, Degli Habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo (2008). (ARJ)

Barbara M. Jones is Caleb T. Winchester University Librarian, Wesleyan University, Middletown. (BMJ)

Peter Murray Jones is Fellow and Librarian at King’s College, Cambridge. He is the author of Medieval Medicine in Illuminated Manuscripts (1998), and interested in the communication of practical medical knowledge in late medieval and early modern Europe. (PMJ)

Karen Junod completed her D.Phil. at Oxford in 2005, held a fellowship at Yale’s Beinecke Library, and, subsequently, a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship. Her research and teaching interests include Anglo-German relations in the 18th and early 19th centuries, the interactions between British literature and visual culture; biography; history of the book. (KJ)

Craig Kallendorf Associate Editor. See above.

Stephen Karian is Assistant Professor of English, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He specializes in Jonathan Swift, print and manuscript culture, bibliography, textual criticism, and attribution. He is co-editor of the Swift Poems Project. (SK)

Lauren Kassell is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and a Fellow of Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge. Her first book was on Simon Forman (2005) and she is now writing a history of magical ideas and practices in early modern England. (LK)

Marika Keblusek is Professor of Book History at the University of Amsterdam and lecturer in the Department of Art History of Leiden University. She is also director of the Scaliger Institute of Leiden University Library. (MK)

Raffael Keller is a Librarian at the rare books department of Zürich Central Library and a translator of Chinese literature. His main research area is in the history of the book in Switzerland since 1600. (RAK)

Maire Kennedy is Librarian of the Gilbert Library, Dublin. (MKe)

Donald Kerr is Special Collections Librarian at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. His research topics include book collectors, the phenomenon of collecting, and the formation of private libraries. (DJK)

Tim Killick is a Research Associate at Cardiff University. His research and teaching interests include the history of the short story and Victorian illustration. His broader academic interests cover 19th-century textual production, visual culture and theory, and digital humanities. (TK)

Melanie A. Kimball is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Her research centres on the history of public library service to children and children’s literature. (MAK)

Eric Kindel is a Lecturer in the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, University of Reading. His research encompasses stencil-making and the use of stencils during the past six centuries, with particular emphasis on the production of letters, words, and texts. (ETK)

Rositsa Krasteva Kirilova is an Archivist at the Department of Manuscripts and Old Printed Books, National Library SS. Cyril and Methodius, Sofia, Bulgaria. Her research interests are in the field of book studies and book printing. Her publications are connected mainly with the problems of Slavonic Cyrillic printed books, Bulgarian old printed books, and Bulgarian Revival periodicals (1806–78). (RK)

Thorkild Kjærgaard is Head of the Department of Cultural and Social History, Ilisimatusarfik/University of Greenland. He is the author of The Danish Revolution, 1500–1800 (paperback, 2006). (TKj)

Elizabeth Knowles is a historical lexicographer who worked on the Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary and the New Shorter Oxford Dictionary, 4e (1983). She is currently editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 7e (2009). (EMK)

Dilwyn Knox is Reader in Renaissance Studies in the Italian Department, University College London. He is currently working on Copernicus and Renaissance cosmology. (DK)

Shira M. Kohn is a doctoral candidate in New York University’s Joint Program in History and Hebrew & Judaic Studies. Her dissertation is entitled ‘A Gentleman’s Agreement: Jewish Sororities in Postwar America, 1947–1968’. (SMK)

Marie Elena Korey is Librarian of the Robertson Davies Library at Massey College and a member of the Department of English at the University of Toronto. Her research has focused on the history of printing, publishing, and collecting. (MEK)

Peter Kornicki is Professor of East Asian studies at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of The Book in Japan (1998), has published catalogues of early Japanese books in European libraries, and is working on Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese editions of Chinese texts. (PFK)

Joel Kuortti is a researcher at the University of Joensuu, Finland, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His current research is on postcolonial theory, postcolonial translation, hybridity, and diasporic Indian women writing in English. (JJK)

Julie Anne Lambert is Librarian of the John Johnson Collection, Bodleian Library, Oxford. Her publications include: Motoring in Britain, 1895–1940 (co-authored with Nick Baldwin (1998) and A Nation of Shopkeepers (exhibition catalogue) (2001). (JALa)

Yvan Lamonde is James McGill professor of History and Literature at McGill University and co-editor of History of the Book in Canada (Histoire du livre et de l’imprimé au Canada). (YL)

Richard Landon is the Director of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and a Professor of English at the University of Toronto. He has taught courses on book history and bibliography for many years and has published widely in these fields. (RL)

Jeanine De Landtsheer is a Research Fellow at Leuven University. Her publications are focused on Justus Lipsius’s life and works, and on the edition of his correspondence. She is also involved in translating a selection of the works of Erasmus into Dutch. (JDL)

John A. Lane writes books and articles on the history of printing types, punchcutters, typefounding, type specimens, and analytical bibliography. He has received Guggenheim, PHS, APHA, and American Bibliographical Society fellowships, and works for libraries, museums, type manufacturers, and book dealers. (JAL)

Otto S. Lankhorst is Librarian of the Klooster Sint Aegten, Erfgoedcentrum Nederlands Kloosterleven at Cuyk-St. Agatha, The Netherlands. He publishes on Dutch book history. (OSL)

Edward Larkin is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Delaware. He is the author of Thomas Paine and the Literature of Revolution (2005), and editor of the Broadview edition of Common Sense (2004). (EJL)

Vivienne Larminie is a research fellow at the History of Parliament Trust, London, working on biographies of Oxfordshire and Wiltshire MPs (1640–60). Other interests include: religion, society, and culture in francophone Switzerland, 1536–1798; European travel and migration. (VML)

Graham Law specializes in 19th-century media and literary history. A professor at Waseda University, Tokyo, he is the author of Serializing Fiction in the Victorian Press (2000) and a co-editor of The Public Face of Wilkie Collins: The Collected Letters (4 vols, 2005). (GL)

Frederica Law-Turner is an independent scholar and lecturer working on English manuscript illumination. She holds a Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute, has catalogued medieval manuscripts for Sotheby’s, and taught at the University of Kent. Her forthcoming book, The Ormesby Psalter, is due for publication by the Bodleian Library. (FL-T)

Urs B. Leu has pursued studies in history, church history, and medieval Latin at the universities of Zurich, Frankfurt, and Heidelberg. He is Scientific Librarian and Director of the rare book department of the Zentralbibliothek in Zurich. His main research areas are the history of the book to 1800 and the history of the Reformation. (UBL)

Andrew J. Lewis is Assistant Professor of History at American University in Washington DC, where he researches and teaches the history of science and early American history. (AJL)

Scott Lewis, Senior Research Fellow, De Montfort University, Leicester, is editor of the Brownings’ Correspondence. (SL)

Richard A. Linenthal is an antiquarian bookseller and was for 25 years a director of Bernard Quaritch Ltd. (RAL)

Theo Maarten van Lint (Ph.D., Leiden 1996) is Calouste Gulbenkian Professor of Armenian Studies at the University of Oxford. His main research interest is in medieval Armenian literature, particularly in poetry. He is currently working on a 10th-century interpretation of the Throne Vision of Ezekiel by Vardan of Ani. (TMVL)

Geoffrey Little is Communications Coordinator and Selector for Library Science at Yale University Library. His research interests include library history and collections of Canadiana in the US. He has degrees in English Literature and Library Science from the University of Toronto. (GRLL)

Gerard Long is an Assistant Keeper in the Department of Printed and Visual Collections of the National Library of Ireland. (GJML)

Kate Longworth is a doctoral student at Magdalen College, Oxford. She is completing a study of the poetic drama movement in 20th-century England, and is in the early stages of research into the history of the British National Book Council/League. (KL)

María Luisa López-Vidriero is Director of the Real Biblioteca (Madrid) and Co-Director of the Instituto de Historia del Libro y de la Lectura.

Chris Louttit teaches at Radboud University Nijmegen in The Netherlands. His research focuses on Victorian literature and culture. He has published work on Dickens, Gaskell, and Mayhew, and is also interested in the illustration and popular reception of Victorian texts. (CL)

Erin Louttit’s current research project is about Rudyard Kipling and late-Victorian Indian religions. Her research interests include Victorian literature and culture, book history, and children’s literature. (EBL)

*Harold Love (1937–2007) was an Australian literary historian, critic, and editor. Among his many publications are Scribal Publication in Seventeenth-Century England (1993); English Clandestine Satire 1660–1702 (2004); and Attributing Authorship (2002). He also produced editions of Thomas Southerne (with R. J. Jordan; 2 vols, 1988); John Wilmot, earl of Rochester (1999); and George Villiers, 2nd duke of Buckingham (with R. D. Hume; 2 vols, 2007).

Helen Loveday is an independent paper conservator, specializing in the care and preservation of MSS from the Middle East. Her particular area of research is the study of the nature and characteristics of papers from across the Muslim world. (HLL)

Stephen Lovell is Reader in Modern European History at King’s College London and the author of The Russian Reading Revolution: Print Culture in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Eras (2000). (SLo)

Kathryn A. Lowe is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language, University of Glasgow. Her research and teaching interests include Old and Middle English language and literature, manuscript studies, editing, and historical literacy. (KAL)

Wulf-Dieter von Lucius is an academic publisher in Stuttgart, producing works on publishing, book history, and book aesthetics, being himself a book collector. He is also Honorary Professor at the University of Hohenheim. (WDL)

Beth E. Luey is the founding Director Emerita of the Scholarly Publishing Program at Arizona State University, and author of Handbook for Academic Authors, 4e (2002) and Revising Your Dissertation, 2e (2008). She is an editorial consultant in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. (BEL)

Mary Niles Maack is professor of Information Studies at UCLA. She is the co-author of the book Aspirations and Mentoring in an Academic Environment (1994), and has written numerous articles that deal with the history of women in librarianship. (MNM)

Joseph McAleer, an independent scholar, holds a doctorate in history from Oxford University. Specializing in the history of publishing and reading habits, he is the author of two books, including Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon (1999). (JMc)

Marcus McCorison is President Emeritus and sometime Librarian of the American Antiquarian Society, as well as being a former president of the Bibliographical Society of America. He is the compiler of Vermont Imprints, 1778–1820 (1963). (MAMcC)

John J. McCusker, FRHistS, is the Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor of American History and Professor of Economics at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, and Adjunct Professor of Early American History at the University of Texas, Austin. (JJM)

Beth McKillop has been Keeper of Asia at the V&A since 2004. Earlier a Curator in the British Library, she researches the MS and book history of Korea. Her publications include Korean Art and Design (1992). (EDM)

Roberta Magnani has recently completed a Ph.D. on late medieval manuscripts and early printed editions of Geoffrey Chaucer’s works. She is currently working on a monograph on 19th-century editions of Chaucer’s oeuvre. She teaches Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cardiff University. (RMa)

Jeffrey Makala is Assistant Special Collections Librarian at the University of South Carolina. He is interested in the history of the book in America, the modern fine press movement, letterpress printing, and contemporary book arts. (JMa)

Ilkka Mäkinen, Ph.D., is a university lecturer in the Department of Information Studies, University of Tampere, Finland and is also the Editor of Finnish Public Libraries in the 20th Century (2001). (IJM)

Yasuko Makino is the Japanese Bibliographer at the East Asian Library of Princeton University and is interested in Japanese bibliography and reference works. She has written Japan Through Children’s Literature, 2e (1985), A Student Guide to Japanese Sources in the Humanities (1995), and other works. (YHM)

Cheryl Knott Malone is on the faculty of the University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science. She researches the history of racially segregated public libraries in the US South and the social tagging of images of reading. (CKM)

Keith Maslen, Honorary Fellow, English Department, University of Otago, New Zealand, has, since 1952, published on bibliographical topics, mainly concerning the 18th-century London printers William Bowyer, father and son, and Samuel Richardson, but also on early Dunedin printers. (KIDM)

Samantha Matthews is a Lecturer in Victorian literature at the University of Sheffield. She is the author of Poetical Remains: Poets’ Graves, Bodies, and Books in the Nineteenth Century (2004). (SM)

Hope Mayo is Philip Hofer Curator of Printing and Graphic Arts, Houghton Library, Harvard University, and writes on topics related to palaeography, bibliography, book history, and the history of scholarship. (HM)

Carol M. Meale is Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol. Her research interests include the production, dissemination, ownership, and readership of manuscripts and early printed books. She has published widely in these fields. (CMM)

David L. Vander Meulen is Professor of English at the University of Virginia and editor of Studies in Bibliography. His research focuses on bibliography and 18th-century English literature, especially the works of Alexander Pope. (DLVM)

Dirk van Miert is a Scaliger Fellow at the Warburg Institute in London. He publishes on Northern humanism, Neo-Latin texts, and the history of universities. (DVM)

Judith Milhous is Distinguished Professor of Theatre at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her research interests lie in theatre, opera, and dance in the culture of England in the 17th and 18th centuries. (JMi)

Laura J. Miller is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University. Her research interests include the book industry, the natural foods industry, and the cultural meanings attached to marketing and consumption. (LJM)

Jane Millgate, Professor Emerita University of Toronto, is the author of Macaulay (1973), Walter Scott: The Making of the Novelist (1984), and Scott’s Last Edition: A Study in Publishing History (1987). Her Union Catalogue of the Correspondence of Sir Walter Scott is available on the National Library of Scotland website. (JM)

Peta Mitchell is a Lecturer in Writing, Editing, and Publishing at the University of Queensland, Australia. She is author of Cartographic Strategies of Post-modernity (2007), and her current research is in online publishing, public intellectualism, and metaphors of contagion. (PRM)

Dennis J. Mizzi holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford. His main areas of interest include the site of Qumran, the sectarian literature among the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Hebrew language (biblical and post-biblical Hebrew). (DJM)

Charles Monaghan researches the history of American literacy textbooks. He is the author of The Murrays of Murray Hill (1998), a study of the social and intellectual background of Lindley Murray, the largest-selling American author in the first half of the 19th century. (CM)

E. Jennifer Monaghan, an alumna of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, is a Professor Emerita of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Her work on the history of literacy has won ‘best article’ awards from the American Studies Association and the History of Education Society and includes her Learning to Read and Write in Colonial America (2005). (EJM)

Nickianne Moody is Principal Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Liverpool John Moores University. Her main research interests are in comparative, historical, and contemporary popular narrative media. She is the convenor of the Association for Research in Popular Fictions. (NAM)

Nicole Moore is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Macquarie University in Sydney. She is a specialist in Australian literary and cultural history, with a broader interest in the comparative history of publications censorship as a consequence of Empire. Her book The Censor’s Library: Literary Censorship in Twentieth Century Australia is forthcoming. (NRM)

Leslie A. Morris is Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts, Houghton Library, Harvard University, and publishes on 19th- and 20th-century American and British bookselling and collecting. She is currently working on the American collector Amy Lowell. (LAM)

Ian Morrison Assistant Editor. See above.

Kevin A. Morrison teaches and writes about the Victorian period in Britain. His publications include essays in European Romantic Review, Victorian Literature and Culture, Comparative Literature, and Comparative Literature Studies. (KAM)

James Mosley is Visiting Professor in the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, University of Reading. He was Librarian of St Bride Library, London, from 1958 until 2000. He has written and lectured widely on the history of printing type and letter forms. (JMo)

Elissaveta Vladimirova Moussakova has a Ph.D. in Art History, and is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Manuscripts and Old Printed Books Department at the Bulgarian National Library. She works in the field of manuscript illumination and Bulgarian contemporary art. (EVM)

John Mullan is Professor of English at University College London. His main research interests are in 18th-century English Literature. (JDM)

Andrew Murphy is Professor of English at the University of St Andrews. He is the author, most recently, of Shakespeare for the People: Working-class Readers, 1800–1900 (2008) and Shakespeare in Print: A History and Chronology of Shakespeare Publishing (2003).

Sara Yontan Musnik is Conservateur de bibliothèques at the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris where she works as Turkish area specialist. She is also secretary of MELCom International. (SYM)

Ronald G. Musto is co-director of ACLS Humanities E-Book and co-publisher of Italica Press. He holds a Ph.D. in History, specializing in 14th-century Italy. (RGM)

Robin Myers is Archivist Emerita of the Stationers’ Company, and co-founder of the London book trade history conferences and proceedings. Her numerous publications include The Stationers’ Company Archive: An Account of the Records 1554–1984 (1990) and The Stationers’ Company: A History of the Later Years, 1800–2000 (2001). (RM)

Atalanta Myerson is a book historian whose Ph.D. thesis focused on the wartime activities of OUP. She is a research fellow for The History of Oxford University Press project. (AGM)

Martin Næs is Head of Department, the Faroese Ministry of Education, Research, and Culture. He has written extensively on the history of Faroese literature and on the culture of the islands. (MaN)

Paul W. Nash is an independent scholar in the fields of printing history and bibliography. He has written on private presses and early architectural books and is editor of Printing History News and joint-editor of The Private Library. (PWN)

Lorri Neilsen is Professor of Literacy and Literary studies at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is the author and contributing editor of six books on literacy, research, and gender and the author of four collections of poetry. As Lorri Neilsen Glenn, she was Poet Laureate for Halifax for 2005–09. She is currently completing a manuscript of essays on literacy entitled Lyric Inquiry. (LN)

Steven M. Oberhelman is Professor of Classics at Texas A&M University. His research interests are ancient medicine and medieval Greek and Arabic dreams. (SMO)

Niall Ó Ciosáin Assistant Editor. See above.

Dáibhí Ó Cróinín is Associate Professor of History in the National University of Ireland, Galway. (DOC)

Adri K. Offenberg was Curator of the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana at Amsterdam University Library until 2004. He has published mainly in the field of Jewish bibliography, especially Hebrew incunabula and Amsterdam Jewish printing, such as Hebrew Incunabula in Public Collections: A First International Census (1990), A Choice of Corals: Facets of Fifteenth-Century Hebrew Printing (1992), and BMC 13: Hebrew (2004). He also was Editor-in-Chief of the journal Studia Rosenthaliana and of Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana: Treasures of Jewish Booklore (1994; 2e, 1996). (AKO)

Carl Olson is Professor of Religious Studies at Allegheny College. Besides numerous essays published in journals, books, and encyclopaedias, his latest books include the following: The Different Paths of Buddhism: A Narrative-Historical Introduction (2005); Original Buddhist Sources: A Reader (2005); The Many Colors of Hinduism: A Thematic-Historical Introduction (2007); Hindu Primary Sources: A Sectarian Reader (2007); and Celibacy and Religious Traditions (2007).

Richard Ovenden is Associate Director and Keeper of Special Collections at the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, and a Professorial fellow of St Hugh’s College. (RWO)

Jan Pauwels is on the staff of the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels. His research interests include the book trade and book collecting in the 19th and 20th centuries. (JP)

Devana Pavlik graduated from the School of Librarianship in Prague and worked in the State Library of Czechoslovakia while continuing externally with library studies at the Charles University in Prague. She came to England in 1967 and worked in the National Central Library in London and, from 1974, in the British Library. Her 1976 FLA thesis was on the history of scholarly libraries in Bohemia. From 1983 until her retirement in 2003 she was the British Library’s Curator of the Czech, Slovak, and Lusatian Collection. (DP)

Christine Pawley directs the Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she is Professor of Library and Information Studies. She is the author of Reading on the Middle Border (2001). (CJP)

Denis Paz, FRHistS, is Professor of Modern British History, University of North Texas, and has written books on Victorian administration, anti-Catholicism, and Dickens and the Chartist Movement. He is studying the career of Martin Tupper as poet, trans-Atlantic celebrity, and friend of Gladstone. (DGP)

Derek Pearsall was formerly Professor and Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York (until 1985), and subsequently Gurney Professor of English at Harvard. He retired in 2000. His books include Old English and Middle English Poetry (1978); The Canterbury Tales: A Critical Study (1985); Chaucer: A Critical Biography (1992); Gothic Europe (2000); and William Langland, ‘Piers Plowman’: A New Edition of the C-Text (2008). (DAP)

David Pearson Associate Editor. See above.

Meliné Pehlivanian is Africa and Armenia specialist at the Oriental Department of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz. (MP)

Anna Perälä is a researcher on book history (publishers’ bindings) at the Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland (Society of Swedish Literature in Finland). She is the author of Suomen typografinen atlas 1642–1827; Finsk typografisk atlas 1642–1827; Typographischer Atlas Finnlands 1642–1827 (2 vols, 2000). (APä)

Michael Perkin is retired Curator of Special Collections, Liverpool University Library; his research interests include history of the provincial book trade; history of libraries. His most recent publication is A Directory of the Parochial Libraries of the Church of England and the Church in Wales (2004). (MRP)

John G. Peters, Associate Professor of English at the University of North Texas, is author of Conrad and Impressionism (2001), The Cambridge Introduction to Joseph Conrad (2006), and articles on Oscar Wilde and other authors of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (JGP)

Angus Phillips is Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies and Head of the Publishing Department at Oxford Brookes University. (AGP)

Oliver Pickering recently retired from the Special Collections department of Leeds University Library, and is now Honorary Fellow in the School of English, University of Leeds. He has published widely on Middle English texts and manuscripts, and edited The Library from 1999 to 2008. (OSP)

Susan Pickford is a Lecturer at the University of Paris XIII. Her main research interests are issues of atypical paratext, particularly in travel writing, and the cultural and social history of literary translation. (SLP)

Alexis Politis is Professor of Modern Greek Literature at the University of Crete. His main research interests are in the history of modern Greek literature (especially of the 19th century), the history of mentalities, folksongs, and the history of Greek printing and publishing. (AP)

Jane Potter is a Senior Lecturer at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, Oxford Brookes University. Her book Boys in Khaki, Girls in Print: Women’s Literary Responses to the Great War 1914–1918 was published in 2005. (JEP)

Robert L. Pounder, Professor Emeritus of Classics at Vassar College, received his Ph.D. from Brown University. An archaeologist, he has excavated at Corinth, the Athenian Agora, and Samothrace and published in, among others, Hesperia, American Journal of Archaeology, American Historical Review, and the Yale Review. (RLP)

Susan Powell is Chair in Medieval Texts and Culture, University of Salford. Her academic interests include manuscripts and early printed books, with particular relation to late medieval and Tudor sermons and devotional texts. (SP)

Wilfrid Prest is Professor Emeritus in the Law School and School of History and Politics at the University of Adelaide. He is the author of Albion Ascendant: English History 1660–1815 (1998) and William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century (2008). (WRP)

Hugh Price was born in Wellington in 1929, and graduated from Victoria University (MA History) in 1953. He managed a bookshop and worked for several general publishers before becoming founder-manager of Sydney University Press in 1963. After 1968 he managed Price Milburn publishers until his retirement. (HCLP)

Leah Price is Professor of English at Harvard University and author of The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel (2000). (LP)

Georgia Prince is the Team Leader and Printed Collections Librarian of Special Collections, Auckland City Libraries. She has worked with the Library’s heritage collections since 1979, and took up her present position in 2002. (GP)

Goran Proot, Keeper of Historical Collections at the Universiteit Antwerpen, is lead editor of the Short Title Catalogus Vlaanderen and a member of the board of the Jaarboek voor Nederlandse Boekgeschiedenis. His doctoral thesis is on Jesuit theatre. (GPr)

Mark Purcell is Libraries Curator to the National Trust, has a special interest in the history of private libraries, and is currently working on the history of country house libraries in Ireland. (MEP)

Katherine Mary Quinn is a Ph.D. student at the University of Birmingham, researching the potential influence of feminism on the editing of Early Modern texts. She has also conducted a biographical research project on the 17th-century printer Anne Maxwell. (KMQ)

Kari Anne Rand is Professor of Older English at the University of Oslo. Her most recent work has been on the transmission of scientific texts in late medieval England. Among her books are The Authorship of ‘The Equatorie of the Planetis’ (1993) and several volumes on Cambridge MS collections in the Index of Middle English Prose series. (KAR)

Gautham Rao is a Golieb Fellow of Legal History at New York University School of Law, and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago. He is completing a dissertation on the state and the market in early America. (GR)

Donald Rayfield is Emeritus Professor of Russian and Georgian, Queen Mary University of London, author of The Literature of Georgia: A History, 2e (2000), Anton Chekhov: A Life (1997), and Stalin and his Hangmen (2004), and chief editor of A Comprehensive Georgian-English Dictionary (2006). (DR)

Joad Raymond is Professor of English Literature at the University of East Anglia. His research interests include early modern book history, pamphlets, newspapers, poetry, and politics. He is currently writing a study of angels and the imagination in early modern Britain. (JR)

Christopher A. Reed, Associate Professor of Modern Chinese History at the Ohio State University, is the author of Gutenberg in Shanghai: Chinese Print Capitalism, 1876–1937 (2004). He is currently conducting research for a book on the Nationalist Party’s propaganda system prior to 1949. (CAR)

Christoph Reske has a Ph.D. in printing technology and is a lecturer and researcher at the Institute of the History of the Book, University of Mainz. He is particularly interested in incunabula, history of printing and types, production and design of books. (CHR)

Suzanne Reynolds is Curator of Manuscripts at Holkham Hall, Norfolk. (SR)

Christine L. Ridarsky is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History, University of Rochester. Her primary research interests are in late 19th- and early 20th-century US rural and agricultural history and American women’s history. (CLR)

Per S. Ridderstad is Emeritus Professor in Book and Library History, Lund University, Sweden. (PSR)

R. M. Ritter had a career in US and UK publishing before taking a doctorate at Oxford. He is an authority on editing, with an interest in analytical bibliography and writing technologies. He is author of the Oxford Style Manual (2003). (RMR)

Andrew Robinson is a Visiting Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, and a full-time writer. His books include The Story of Writing: Alphabets, Hieroglyphs and Pictograms (1995); The Man Who Deciphered Linear B: The Story of Michael Ventris (2002); Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World’s Undeciphered Scripts (2002); and Writing and Script: A Very Short Introduction (2009).

Jan Erik Røed is a former Director, University of Oslo library. (JER)

Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia Associate Editor. See above.

Andrei Rogatchevski is a Senior Lecturer in Russian, University of Glasgow; he has also taught in Finland, Germany, and the Czech Republic. His publications include Bribery and Blat in Russia (2000; co-edited) and A Biographical and Critical Study of Eduard Limonov (2003). (ARog)

Shef Rogers is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. He is completing a bibliography of English travel writing 1700–1800 and is working with four Otago colleagues to compile a one-volume history of the book in New Zealand. (CSR)

Eugenia Roldán Vera is Professor-Researcher at the Department of Education of the Centre for Advanced Research and Studies (DIE/CINVESTAV), Mexico. Her fields of research are the history of education and the history of the book in 19th- and 20th-century Latin America. She is the author of The British Book Trade and Spanish American Independence (2003).

Paul W. Romaine is a consultant librarian in New York. He is a Vice-President of the American Printing History Association and past curator of the Gilder Lehrman Collection. He studies the history of printing and handwriting 1750–1920. (PWR)

Geoffrey Roper Associate Editor. See above.

Fiona G. Ross is a type-designer, typographic consultant, and part-time lecturer at Reading University, specializing in non-Latin typeforms (particularly Indic and Arabic): their history in relation to cultural and political influences, and with regard to typefounding and composing practices. (FGR)

John C. Ross is an Honorary Research Fellow, School of English and Media Studies, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. He is currently working on a study of an early 18th-century London printer, and on a critical study of some New Zealand novels. Recent publications include bibliographical histories of George Eliot and of Harold Pinter, in collaboration with William Baker. (JCR)

Adam Rounce is AHRC Research Fellow for the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift at Keele University. He has edited and published articles on various writers, most of whom are connected with the mid- or later 18th century. (ASR)

Nicola Royan is a Lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, School of English Studies, University of Nottingham, and Editorial Secretary of the Scottish Text Society. (NR)

Joan Shelley Rubin Associate Editor. See above.

David Rundle is a member of the History Faculty of the University of Oxford and was formerly J. P. R. Lyell Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies. He is the Executive Officer of the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature, and one of the General Editors of the publications of the Oxford Bibliographical Society. (DGR)

Paul Ruxin is Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Folger Shakespeare Library, and a member of the Editorial Committee of the Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell, the Association Internationale de Bibliophilie, and the Rowfant, Caxton, and Grolier Clubs. (PTR)

Johannes Saltzwedel studied German literature in Tübingen and Oxford. He works for Der Spiegel in Hamburg, writing chiefly on the history of ideas and on classical music. His special interests include literary tradition, philology, and book-collecting.

Christa Sammons joined the staff of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, in 1968. She currently serves as Curator of the Yale Collection of German Literature and has edited several Beinecke Library publications. (CAS)

Jay Satterfield is the Special Collections Librarian for Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. He is the author of The World’s Best Books: Taste, Culture and the Modern Library (2002). (JCS)

Jamie C. Saucier is a Ph.D. candidate in American history at the University of Rochester, New York. His primary interests are intellectual and cultural history, and he is currently researching his dissertation on suburbanization and post-war social thought. (JCSa)

David Saunders is Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor, Socio-Legal Research Centre, Griffith University; and Honorary Professor, Centre for the History of European Discourses, University of Queensland. His publications and research explore the cultural consequences of early modern political settlements and legal arrangements. (DS)

Jef Schaeps is Curator of Prints and Drawings at Leiden University Library. (JS)

Wybren Scheepsma works as a postdoctoral researcher at Leiden University. His research concentrates on medieval religious literature in the vernacular, especially in the Low Countries. (WS)

Christian Scheidegger has pursued studies in history, church history, and Hebrew at the University of Zurich. He is Librarian of the rare book department of the Zentralbibliothek in Zurich. His main research areas are the history of the book to 1600 and the history of the Reformation. (CS)

Marcus de Schepper is Editor of the Bibliography of Dutch Language and Literature (BNTL) at the Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels, and secretary of the Society of Antwerp Bibliophiles at the Museum Plantin-Moretus. He publishes widely on 16th- and 17th-century humanism, neo-Latin poetry, and book history. (MDS)

Frieder Schmidt is a historian and Curator of the Paper Historical Collections, Deutsches Buch- und Schriftmuseum of the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek in Leipzig. He is also the co-ordinator of Deutscher Arbeitskreis für Papiergeschichte. (FSt)

Ute Schneider is an Associate Professor at the Gutenberg Institute for Book Science of the University of Mainz. Her main fields of research are the interdependencies between book history and the history of science; the history of publishing houses from the 18th to the 20th century; and the history of readership in the 20th century. (US)

Fred Schreiber holds a Ph.D. in classical philology from Harvard; after teaching classics at CUNY for several years, he founded his own rare book firm, E. K. Schreiber, specializing in Renaissance humanism and early editions of the classics. (FS)

Emile G. L. Schrijver Assistant Editor. See above.

Patrick Scott is Professor of English, University of South Carolina, and Director of Special Collections, Thomas Cooper Library, teaching Victorian literature and the history of the book, with recent publications on Burns, Tennyson, Clough, and Stevenson. (PGS)

David J. Shaw is Secretary, Consortium of European Research Libraries (2002–09); he was formerly Senior Lecturer in French, University of Kent, Editor-in-Chief, Cathedral Libraries Catalogue, and President of The Bibliographical Society (2002–04). He is a specialist in the 16th-century book trade, especially in France. (DJS)

William H. Sherman is Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern Studies at the University of York. His Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England was published in 2007. (WHS)

Peter L. Shillingsburg Associate Editor. See above.

Daniel Simon is founding editor and publisher of Seven Stories Press. (DMS)

Sylva Simsova is a refugee from Czechoslovakia. Now retired, she worked in public libraries (1951–64), lectured in librarianship and information science (1964–85), and served as an information systems consultant (1986–2001). Her publications have focused on librarianship, information science, the psychology of reading, ethnic minorities, comparative librarianship, and the history of Czechoslovak exile. (SS)

Karen Skovgaard-Petersen Assistant Editor. See above.

Madeline Slaven is a book conservator at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. (MRS)

Audrey Holdhus Small is a lecturer in French and francophone studies. Her main interests lie in the problematic nature of the post-colonial, especially the politics and economics of publishing in former colonies. (AHS)

Helen Smith is a Lecturer in English Literature at the University of York. Her research interests include history of the book, Renaissance literature, feminist theory, US Armed Services Editions, and Tristram Shandy. (HS)

Margaret M. Smith Associate Editor. See above.

Martha Nell Smith is Professor of English and Founding Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities ( at the University of Maryland, and Executive Editor of the Dickinson Electronic Archives ( (MNS)

Marja Smolenaars is one of the editors of the Short Title Catalogue Netherlands and conducts research into early modern Anglo-Dutch book trade relations. (MS)

Jennifer Snead is an Assistant Professor of English at Texas Tech University. She is currently researching and publishing work on the 18th-century transatlantic evangelical revival, reading publics, and popular literacy. (JES)

Elizabeth Solopova works in the Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Her research focuses on medieval manuscripts, literature, and historical linguistics. She is currently working on a catalogue of medieval psalters at the Bodleian Library. (ES)

Henry S. Sommerville is a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Rochester. (HSS)

Richard Southall has been involved with type and typography since the early 1960s. He has worked at the University of Reading and Stanford University, and at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. His book Printer’s Type in the Twentieth Century: Manufacturing and Design Methods was published in 2005. (RFS)

Jennifer Speake is an independent scholar, writer, and reference book editor specializing in the Renaissance period. She is editor of Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia (2003) and Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and Reformation (rev. ed. 2004). (JAS)

Claire Squires Associate Editor. See above.

Konstantinos Staikos is an architect who has written on the history of Greek printing and publishing, including Greek editors during the Renaissance. His book The Great Libraries (1996; English edition, 2000) covers the subject from 3000 bc to ad 1600. (KS)

David H. Stam is University Librarian Emeritus at Syracuse University and Senior Scholar in the History Department of the Maxwell School. His current research is centred on the history of the polar regions. (DHS)

Rebecca Stark-Gendrano is a doctoral candidate at Fordham University, New York. She is completing a study of fragmentary and unfinished texts by 17th-century English writers. Her research interests include editorial theory, the history of editing, theatrical adaptations, and female authorship. (RSG)

Kathleen Steeden studied Printing and Book Design History at the University of Reading with a focus on 19th-century wood-engraving. She is currently working as a library assistant and as a publications advisor for a national charity. (KES)

Ann Marika Steiner is a Lecturer in Comparative Literature at Lund University, Sweden. Her main research interest is in the 20th century and the contemporary book trade. Her book on subscription book clubs was published in 2006, and she is currently working on the post-war book trade in Sweden. (AMS)

William P. Stoneman is the Florence Fearrington Librarian of the Houghton Library at Harvard University. His research interests include medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books, and the history of collecting in these areas. (WPS)

Martijn Storms is curator of maps and atlases at Leiden University Library. He studied human geography at Utrecht University where he is working on his doctoral thesis on Dutch estate atlases. (MSt)

Stuart Strachan was Hocken Librarian at the University of Otago, New Zealand, from 1985 to 2008, and has a continuing research interest in his country’s archives and library history. He recently edited Treasures from the Hocken Collections (2007). (SRS)

Michael F. Suarez, S.J. General Editor. See above.

Anne F. Sutton is Historian Emerita of the Mercery’s Company of London. She is editor of The Book of Privileges of the Merchant Adventurers of England 1296–1483 (2009), author of The Mercery of London 1130–1578 (2005), and works on medieval London and on Richard III. (AFS)

Ittai Joseph Tamari lectures at the Department of Jewish History and Culture, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich. He researches the history of books printed with Hebrew letters in German-speaking territories in Europe since the 16th century. (IJT)

Barry Taylor is Curator, Hispanic Printed Collections 1501–1850, at the British Library and editor of the Electronic British Library Journal ( He has published on the 1599 edition of St Isidore, Ramon Miquel y Planas, and Henry Spencer Ashbee. (BT)

Christine Thomas was formerly the Head of Slavonic and East European Collections in the British Library. She has published on the history of Russian printing, the formation of the Russian collections of the British Museum Library, and on Slavonic early printed books. She is also editor of Solanus: International Journal for Russian and East European Bibliographic, Library, and Publishing Studies. (CGT)

Elizabeth Susan Tilley is a Lecturer in the Department of English, National University of Ireland, Galway. (EST)

Margaret Timmers was formerly Head of Prints in the V&A’s Word and Image Department. She specializes in posters and curated the V&A exhibition, The Power of the Poster, in 1998. (MWT)

Trysh Travis is an Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Florida, specializing in the gendered history of book publishing and reading. (TT)

Gary A. Tubb is Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. His principal interests include Sanskrit literature, literary theory, grammar, and philosophy. (GAT)

Catherine Cornelia Turner is Associate Professor of English at College Misericordia. She is the author of Marketing Modernism between the Two Wars (2003) and writes on the 20th-century publishing and bookselling industries. (CCT)

M. Antoni J. Üçerler, S.J. is a member of the Jesuit Historical Institute in Rome and a tutor at Campion Hall, University of Oxford. His main area of research is the history of Christianity in Japan and China.

Ton Croiset van Uchelen was attached to Amsterdam University Library from 1962 to 1997 as Keeper of Rare Books and, from 1987, as Chief Curator/Deputy Librarian. He has been Senior Editor of Quaerendo since 1970. (ARACVU)

Wolfgang Undorf has a Masters degree in book studies from Cologne University, and is a Librarian at the National Library of Sweden. His recent research in the field of book history covers the pre-Reformation period in Scandinavia. (WUn)

Eduardo Urbina, Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (1979), is Professor of Hispanic Studies, Texas A&M University, Director of the Cátedra Cervantes, University of Castilla-La Mancha. He is also Director of the Cervantes Project (, and editor both of the Anuario Bibliográfico Cervantino and the Anuario de Estudios Cervantinos. (EU)

Kathleen E. Urda is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College CUNY in New York City. Her research focuses on 18th- and 19th-century British literature, particularly prose fiction, and on the relationship between the novel and other genres. (KU)

Elena Georgieva Uzunova from SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, has a Ph.D. in archival science and is a Senior Research Fellow (2006), with particular interests in the Slavic and Bulgarian manuscript tradition (11th–19th centuries), notes as sources for Bulgarian cultural history, archaeography, language, and literature. (EGU)

A. R. Venkatachalapathy is Professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies. He is also a Tamil writer. His research focuses on the social and cultural history of colonial south India. He has worked extensively on Tamil print culture. (ARV)

Andrew van der Vlies Associate Editor. See above.

Rietje van Vliet is a freelance research journalist. She has published on Elie Luzac, Marc-Michel Rey, and topics concerning the Dutch book in the 18th century. (RVV)

Peter Vodosek is Emeritus Professor of Library Science at Hochschule der Medien/University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart. He has published in the fields of library history, library policy, and library education. (PV)

Aleksandra B. Vraneš is Professor of Philology, University of Belgrade, and President of the Serbian Library Association. Her fields of interest include library science, bibliography, ethics in science, and the methodology of research. Her publications include Serbian Bibliography in Periodicals: From Orphelin to 1941 (1996), Basis of Bibliography (2001), Academic Libraries (2004), and From the Manuscript to the Library: Dictionary (2006). (ABV)

Bettina Wagner is an Academic Librarian at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München, head of manuscript and incunable cataloguing. Her publications are on textual transmission, provenance studies, and book bindings. (BW)

Noel Waite is a Senior Lecturer in the Design Studies Department, University of Otago, and researches in the areas of design history, exhibition design, and print culture. He is the author of Books for a Nation: The Whitcoulls Story (2008) and is an editor of a forthcoming History of the Book in New Zealand ( (NDW)

Muhammad Isa Waley has been Curator of Persian and Turkish Collections at the British Library since 1971. His research interests include Islamic palaeography, codicology, illumination, and calligraphy and medieval verse and prose literature on Sufism. (MIW)

Kathleen Walkup is Professor of Book Art at Mills College in Oakland, California, where she directs the Book Art Program. Her research interests include the history of women and books. Her ongoing artists’ book project is entitled Library of Discards. (KAW)

Marcus Walsh Associate Editor. See above.

Jürgen M. Warmbrunn, Ph.D., is a Slavicist, historian, and academic librarian with a particular interest in East European and Baltic library history and book culture. He is Deputy Director of the Herder-Institut, Marburg, a centre for historical research on East Central Europe, and Director of the research library of the Herder-Institut. (JMW)

Rowan Watson is a Senior Curator in the Word and Image Department of the V&A. His interests include the medieval book trade and illuminated manuscripts in the post-medieval period. (RWa)

Teresa Webber is Senior Lecturer in Palaeography at Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College. She has published on medieval handwriting, books and libraries, and co-edited volume one of the Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland. (MTJW)

Alexis Weedon is Professor of Publishing Studies and Director of the Research Institute for Media Art and Design, University of Bedfordshire. Specializing in publishing economics, quantification, and cross-media production, she is co-editor of Convergence and author of Victorian Publishing (2003). (AAW)

Adriaan van der Weel holds the Bohn Chair in Modern Dutch Book History at Leiden University. His research interests focus on the history of the 19th- and 20th-century book and the growing use in the 21st century of digital media for the transmission of texts. (AHVDW)

A. B. R. Weiner is a British typographer specializing in electronic documents and information design. He devotes spare time to the activities of the Friends of St Bride Library. (ABRW)

Anthony James West has focused his research and writing since 1989 on the Shakespeare First Folio. He is Honorary Research Fellow, University College London, and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London. (AJW)

James L. W. West III is Sparks Professor of English at Pennsylvania State University, where he directs the Penn State Center for the History of the Book. He is general editor of the Cambridge Fitzgerald Edition and past president of SHARP. (JLWW)

Bart Westerweel is Professor Emeritus of early modern English literature at Leiden University. He publishes on 16th- and 17th-century poetry and drama, with a special focus on Shakespeare, Herbert, and emblems. (BWe)

Eric Marshall White, Ph.D., is Curator of Special Collections at Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University (Dallas). His articles and exhibition catalogues have focused mainly on 15th-century printing in Mainz and the history of early book ownership, illumination, and binding. (EW)

D. Bruce Whiteman is Head Librarian at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. He was co-curator of The World From Here: Treasures of the Great Libraries of Los Angeles (2002), and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Musicology at UCLA. (DBW)

David R. Whitesell, Associate Editor. See above.

David J. Whittaker is Curator, 19th-century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, Harold B. Lee Library, and Associate Professor of History, Brigham Young University. He has co-authored Studies in Mormon History, 1830–1997: An Indexed Bibliography (2000) and Mormon History (2001). (DJW)

Wayne A. Wiegand is F. William Summers Professor of Library and Information Studies and Professor of American Studies at Florida State University. He served as co-editor of Library Quarterly (2003–08), and currently directs the Florida Best Books Awards. (WAW)

Edwin Paul Wieringa was educated in Indonesian Languages and Literatures at the University of Leiden (MA 1988, Ph.D. 1994). Since 2004, he has been Professor of Indonesian Philology and Islamic Studies at the University of Cologne. He is the author of a two-volume Catalogue of Malay and Minangkabau Manuscripts in the Library of Leiden University (1998, 2007).

N. G. Wilson Assistant Editor. See above.

Michael B. Winship is Professor of English at the University of Texas. He co-edited and contributed to The Industrial Book, volume 3 (2007) of A History of the Book in America, and has published widely on 19th-century American literary publishing. (MBW)

Reinhard Wittmann Associate Editor. See above.

Clemens de Wolf is former Keeper of Rare Books and Head of Collections and Research at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague. He is one of the initiators of the Short-Title Catalogue Netherlands and the Bibliopolis Project. (CDW)

S. J. Wolfe, MLS, is a senior cataloguer and serials specialist at the American Antiquarian Society. A lecturer and author of a book and numerous articles on Egyptian mummies in 19th-century America, her other research interests include the American iron industry, papermaking, and Civil War medicine. (SJW)

Laurence Worms is an antiquarian bookseller (Ash Rare Books, London). A course tutor at the London Rare Books School, he is also a contributor to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain. (LJW)

H. R. Woudhuysen General Editor. See above.

Paul M. Wright retired in 2006 after nearly 40 years in scholarly publishing, the last eighteen at the University of Massachusetts Press, where he founded and edited its print culture series. He has a special interest in American publishing history. (PMW)

David Wykes is Director of Dr Williams’s Library, London, and Honorary Reader in English at Queen Mary, University of London. (DLW)

Richard Yeo is a Professorial Fellow in the Centre for Public Culture and Ideas, Griffith University, Brisbane, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. His publications include Defining Science (1993) and Encyclopaedic Visions (2001). (RY)

William Zachs is the author of The First John Murray and the Late Eighteenth-century London Book Trade (1998). He lives in Edinburgh. (WZ)

Jan M. Ziolkowski, Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin at Harvard, directs Dumbarton Oaks. He has recent books on fairy tales, Abelard’s letters, Solomon and Marcolf, musical notation of classics, and, collaboratively, a 12th-century anthology, and the Virgilian tradition. (JZ)

Janet Zmroczek is Head of European Collections at the British Library. Her research interests include the history of the British Library Polish and Baltic collections and the cultural, social, and literary activities of the Polish community in 19th-century Britain. Her articles on these subjects have been published in a range of British, European, and American scholarly journals. (JSZ)

Johan de Zoete is Curator of the Museum Enschedé in Haarlem, The Netherlands. He publishes on the history and technique of printing. In 2003 he was co-author of a six-volume company history of Joh. Enschedé, Voor stad en staat. Joh. Enschedé 2003–1703. (JDZ)


Index of Contributor Initials


Anita Ankarcrona


Alexis Weedon


Alixe Bovey


A. B. R. Weiner


Aleksandra B. Vraneš


Andrew van der Vlies


Anne F. Sutton


Abhijit Gupta


Adam Gacek


Atalanta Myerson


Angus Phillips


Arnold Hunt


Audrey Holdhus Small


Adriaan van der Weel


A. I. Doyle


Andrew J. Lewis


Anthony James West


Adri K. Offenberg


Archie Leonard Dick


Alistair Black


Ann Marika Steiner


Albert Greco


Alexis Politis


Anna Perälä


Ton Croiset van Uchelen


Ann Rosalind Jones


Andrei Rogatchevski


A. R. Venkatachalapathy


Alan Bell


A. S. G. Edwards


Adam Rounce


Brian Cummings


Beatrice Fannon


Beth E. Luey


Bridget Guzner


Barbara Hochman


Brian Findlay


Barbara K. Gold


Barbara Laning Fitzpatrick


Barbara M. Jones


Berry Dongelmans


Barry Taylor


Bettina Wagner


Bart Westerweel


Charlotte Appel


Christopher A. Reed


Christa Sammons


Charles Benson


Chris Fowler


Christian Coppens


Catherine Cornelia Turner


Clemens de Wolf


Christine Thomas


Christoph Reske


Christine Pawley


Cheryl Knott Malone


Chris Louttit


Clare Hutton


Christine L. Ridarsky


Charles Monaghan


Catherine Armstrong


Carol M. Meale


Claire Squires


Cecil Patrick Courtney


Christian Scheidegger


Shef Rogers


Charles Hatfield


Craig Kallendorf


Christine Ferdinand


Derek Pearsall


D. Bruce Whiteman


Daven Christopher Chamberlain


David Emblidge


David Hirsch


Denis Paz


David Rundle


David H. Stam


Dirk Imhof


David Ibbetson


Donald Kerr


Dennis J. Mizzi


David J. Shaw


David J. Whittaker


Dilwyn Knox


David James


David L. Vander Meulen


David Wykes


David M. Hovde


Daniel Simon


Dáibhí Ó Cróinín


Devana Pavlik


Donald Rayfield


David Pearson


David R. Whitesell


David Saunders


Dirk van Miert


Elizabethanne Boran


Earle Havens


Elleke Boehmer


Erin Louttit


Ellen D. Gilbert


Beth McKillop


Elisabeth S. Eide


Eileen Gardiner


Emile G. L. Schrijver


Elena Georgieva Uzunova


Esko Häkli


Edward Larkin


E. Jennifer Monaghan


Evelyn Ellerman


Elizabeth Knowles


Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia


Elizabeth Solopova


Elizabeth Susan Tilley


Eric Kindel


Eduardo Urbina


Elissaveta Vladimirova Moussakova


Eric Marshall White


Frans A. Janssen


Federica Ciccolella


Francis Galloway


Fiona G. Ross


Frederica Law-Turner


Fred Schreiber


Frieder Schmidt


Gary A. Tubb


Gail Chester


Gabriel Egan


Gerard Long


Geoffrey Roper


Graham Law


Georgia Prince


Goran Proot


Gautham Rao


Geoffrey Little


Helen Cordell


Hugh Price


Heinz Grotzfeld


Helen Loveday


Hope Mayo


H. R. Woudhuysen


Helen Smith


Henry S. Sommerville


Iain Fenlon


Ian Gadd


Ian Higgins


Ilkka Mäkinen


Ittai Joseph Tamari


Ian Morrison


Ian Dougherty


Ian Desai


Jane Aikin


Judy Donnelly


John A. Lane


Julie Anne Lambert


Jennifer Speake


John B. Hench


John Gray


Judy Crosby Ivy


John C. Ross


Jay Satterfield


Jamie C. Saucier


Jos Damen


Joanne Chaison


Jeffrey D. Groves


Jana Igunma


Jeanine De Landtsheer


John Mullan


Johan de Zoete


Jacalyn Eddy


Jill E. Gage


John Goldfinch


Jane Potter


Jan Erik Røed


Jennifer Snead


James Fergusson


James F. English


John G. Peters


John Hinks


J. H. Bowman


John Hassett Brady


Joel Kuortti


John J. McCusker


John L. Flood


James L. W. West III


Jane Millgate


Jeffrey Makala


Joseph McAleer


James Gibbs


Judith Milhous


James Mosley


Jürgen M. Warmbrunn


Jan Pauwels


Justin Croft


Joad Raymond


Jef Schaeps


J. S. Edgren


Joan Shelley Rubin


Janet Zmroczek


Jos van Heel


Johannes Saltzwedel


John Y. Cole


Jan M. Ziolkowski


Kathleen Coleridge


Kathryn A. Lowe


Kevin A. Morrison


Kari Anne Rand


Kathleen Walkup


Kambiz Eslami


Karen Attar


Kathleen Steeden


Keith Maslen


Karen Junod


Kate Longworth


Katherine Mary Quinn


Konstantinos Staikos


Karen Skovgaard-Petersen


Kathleen E. Urda


Leslie A. Morris


Lukas Erne


Leon E. Jackson


Lisa Gitelman


Lotte Hellinga


Laura J. Miller


Laurence Worms


Lauren Kassell


Lorri Neilsen


Leah Price


Laurence S. Creider


Martin Antonetti


Mary Ann Bolger


Melanie A. Kimball


Marcus McCorison


Martin Næs


Maureen Bell


Matthew Battles


Margareta Björkman


Michael B. Winship


Martin Davies


Martin Dewhirst


Megan Burke


Marcus de Schepper


Monika Estermann


Margaret E. Becket


Marie Elena Korey


Mark Purcell


Michael F. Suarez, S.J.


M. G. Carter


Magdalena Gram


Martin J. Heijdra


Martin Butler


Matthew Creasy


Muhammad Isa Waley


Martin Andrews


Melissa J. Homestead


Marika Keblusek


Maire Kennedy


Mirjam M. Foot


Margaret M. Smith


Mary Niles Maack


Martha Nell Smith


Meliné Pehlivanian


Matthew P. Brown


Michael Perkin


Madeline Slaven


Marja Smolenaars


Michael Caines


Martijn Storms


Teresa Webber


Marieke van Delft


Marco van Egmond


Milan Grba


Marcus Walsh


Margaret Timmers


Nickianne Moody


Nandini Das


Noel Waite


Nancy E. Gwinn


Nadja Guggi


Nick Groom


N. G. Wilson


Neil Harris


Nicolas Barker


Niall Ó Ciosáin


Nicola Royan


Nicole Moore


Óskár Guðmundsson


Otto S. Lankhorst


Oliver Pickering


Pablo Alvarez


Pablo Andrés Escapa


Peter Beal


Paul C. Gutjahr


Pierre Delsaerdt


Phyllis Dain


Philip D. Beidler


Patrick Denman Flanery


Paul Eggert


Paul F. Gehl


Peter Kornicki


Paul Hoftijzer


Patrick Scott


Peter Hellyer


Paul Goldman


Patricia Lockhart Fleming


Peter L. Shillingsburg


Peter Murray Jones


Paul M. Wright


Peter R. Frank


Peta Mitchell


Per S. Ridderstad


Paul Baines


Paul Ruxin


Peter Vodosek


Paul W. Nash


Paul W. Romaine


Rachel Anne Edwards


Raffael Keller


Richard A. Linenthal


Rimi B. Chatterjee


Richard Southall


Ronald G. Musto


Robert Dingley


Rositsa Krasteva Kirilova


Richard Landon


Richard L. Hills


Robert L. Pounder


Robin Myers


Roberta Magnani


Ralph Cleminson


R. M. Ritter


Rebecca Stark-Gendrano


Rietje van Vliet


Reinhard Wittmann


Rowan Watson


Richard Ovenden


Richard Yeo


Bernadette Cunningham


Sebastian Carter


Sud Chonchirdsin


Sophy Dale


Sarah Brouillette


Scott E. Casper


Susan Green


Susan Davies


Simon Gatrell


Steve Hare


S. J. Wolfe


Stephen Karian


Swapan Chakravorty


Scott Lewis


Stephen Lovell


Susan Pickford


Samantha Matthews


Shira M. Kohn


Steven M. Oberhelman


Susan Powell


Suzanne Reynolds


Stuart Strachan


Sylva Simsova


Suzanne S. Bell


Sara Yontan Musnik


Theo Bögels


Tim Killick


Thorkild Kjærgaard


Theo Maarten van Lint


Trysh Travis


Urs B. Leu


Ute Schneider


Vincent Giroud


Vincent Barnett


Varuni Bhatia


Victoria Gardner


Virginia L. Bartow


Vivienne Larminie


Wayne A. Wiegand


Wulf-Dieter von Lucius


William H. Sherman


William P. Stoneman


Wilfrid Prest


Wybren Scheepsma


Wolfgang Undorf


William Zachs


Yasuko Makino


Yvan Lamonde