Studies in the book trade in honour of Graham Pollard
Oxford, Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1975
(24 cm), vii, 403 pp., 10 plates (6 double-sided). Publisher’s cloth-backed boards. - Contributions by John Carter (Graham Pollard), Nicolas Barker (Quiring and the binder), Anthony Hobson (The iter italicum of Jean Matal), Richard Hunt (Donors of manuscripts to St. John’s College, Oxford, during the Presidency of William Laud, 1611-1621), Paul Morgan (Letters relating to the Oxford book trade found in bindings in Oxford college libraries, c. 1611-1647), David Vaisey (Anthony Stephens: the rise and fall of an Oxford bookseller), Harry Carter (Early accounts of the University Press, Oxford), Michael Harris (Newspaper distribution during Queen Anne’s reign: Charles Delafaye and the secretary of state’s office), Howard Nixon (Harleian bindings), Terry Belanger (Tonson, Wellington and the Shakespeare copyrights), John Fleeman (The revenue of a writer: Samuel Johnson’s Literary Earnings), Giles Barber (Pendred abroad), A.N.L. Munby (Dibdin’s reference library), David Rogers (Francis Douce’s manuscripts), John Dreyfus and Peter Isaac (William Bulmer’s will), Michael Turner (Tillotson’s fiction bureau). “Writings of Graham Pollard” (pp.379-386). Cf. Nicolas Barker, “Graham Pollard” in The Book Collector, volume 26 (1977), pp.7-28. ¶ Fine, unmarked copy.