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Allnutt, W. H.

English provincial presses 1478-1556.
Bibl., 2 (1896), 23-46, 150-80, 276-308; ibid, 3 (1897), 481-83.


Notes on printers and printing in the provincial towns of England and Wales.
Oxford: privately printed, 1878.


Notes on the introduction of printing-presses into the smaller towns of England and Wales, after 1750 to the end of the eighteenth century.
Libr., 2nd ser., 2 (1901), 242-59.


Printers and printing in the provincial towns of England and Wales.
Trans. And Proc. of the First Annual Meeting of the Libr. Ass., 1879, 101-03, 139, App. V.


Table of places in England and Wales, with their earliest specimens of typography.
Ibid., 157-64.

B., W. C.

Provincial bookseller.
NQ, 10th ser., 5 (1906), 141-42, 183-84, 242-43.

Bell, Bill

'Pioneers of Literature': The commercial Traveller in the Early Nineteenth Century
The Reach of Print, 121-134

Bell, Maureen

Sturdy Rogues and Vagabonds: Restoration Control of Pedlars and Hawkers
The Mighty Engine, 89-96

Clough, E. A.

A short-title catalogue, arranged geographically, of books printed and distributed by printers, publishers and booksellers in English provincial towns and in Scotland and Ireland up to and including the year 1700.
London: The Library Association, 1973.

Cotton, Henry.

The typographical gazetteer attempted.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1825.


A typographical gazetter attempted. 2nd ed.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1831.

A typographical gazetteer attempted. 2nd ser.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1866.

Duff, E. Gordon.

A century of the English book trade.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1905.


The English provincial printers, stationers, and bookbinders to 1557.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1912.

English, J.

John Oswald of London
Quadrat, 9 (1959), 13-15

Feather, John

The Provincial Book Trade in 18th century England
Cambridge: CUP, 1985

Feather, John

Country book trade apprentices 1710-1760
Publishing history, 6 (1980), 85-99

Hounslow, David

A Moving Market: The Influence of London Books of Street Cries on Provincial Editions to c1830
The Moving Market, 39-50

Hunter, Lynette

Cookery books and provincial printing in the north of England
19th century S.T.C. newsletter, 6 (1989), 3-11

Isaac, Peter

Charles Elliott and the Provincial Book Trade
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 97-116

Johnson, C.R.

Provincial poetry 1789-1839: British verse printed in the provinces.
London: Jed Press, 1992.

Knott, David.

Aspects of research into English provincial printing.
JPHS, 9 (1973),6-21.

McKay, Barry

John Atkinson's 'Lottery' book of 1809: John Locke's Theory of Education Comes to Workington
The Moving Market, 127-144

McKerrow, R. B.

A dictionary of printers and booksellers in England, Scotland andIreland, and of foreign printers of English books 1557-1640.
London: The Bibliographical Society 1910.

Mitchell, C.J.

Provincial printing in 18th century England
Publishing history, 21 (1987), 15-24

Morgan, Paul

English provincial imprints.
Libr., 5th ser., 21 (1996), 60-62

Morgan, Paul

Henry Cotton and W.H. Allnutt: two pioneer book-trade historians
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 1-12


English provincial printing.
Birmingham, 1959.

Neuberg, Victor E.

Chapbooks. 2nd ed.
London: The Woburn Press, 1972.

Plomer, Henry R

A dictionary of the booksellers and printers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1641 to 1667.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1907.


A dictionary of the printers and booksellers who were at work in England,Scotland and Ireland from 1668 to 1725.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1922.

Bushnell, G. H., and Dix, E. R. McN.

A dictionary of the printers and booksellers who were at work in England Scotland and Ireland from 1726-1775.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1932.

Pollard, H.Graham.

The English miarket for prrinted books.
Publishing History, 4(1978), 7-48.

(ed.). John Pendred.

The earliest directory of the book trade.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1955.


The provincial book trade.
RBGN, 10 (Nov. 1977), 9-12.

Robinson, F.J.G. & J.M., and C. Wadham

Eighteenth-century British books: an index to foreign and provincial imprints
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1982

Spufford, Margaret

Small books and pleasant histories: popular fiction and its readership in seventeenth-century England
Methuen, 1981

Stoker, David

The Country Book Trades 1784-85
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 13-28

Todd, William B., and Wallis, Peter J.

Provincial booksellers c. 1744: the Harleian Miscellany subscription list.
Libr., 5th ser., 29 (1974), 422-40.

Wakeman, Geoffrey, and Bridson, Gavin D. R.

A guide to nineteenth-century colour printers.
Loughborough: The Plough Press, 1975.

Wallis, Peter J.

An eighteenth-century book trade index based on 'Newtoniana' and book subscription lists.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: PHIBB, 140, 1977.

Berkeley, R.

A sketch of early provincial journalism.
Associated Arch. Socs. Reports and Papers, 25 (1898), 550-73.

Cranfield, G. A.

The development of the provincial newspaper 1700-60.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1962.

A handlist of English provincial newspapers and periodicals, 1700-60.
Cambridge: CBS, monograph, 2, 1952.

A handlist of English provincial newspapers and periodicals, 1700-1760. Additions and corrections.
TCBS, 2 (1956), 269-74.

Greenwood, Jeremy.

Newspapers and the Post Office.
Reigate: Postal History Society, 1971.

Isaac, P., ed.

Newspapers in the Northeast
History of the Book Trade in the North, 78 (1999)

O'Rourke, D. T.

Early provincial newspapers in Reading University Library.
TCBS, 4 (1966), 256.

Wiles, R. M.

Freshest advices. Early provincial newspapers in England and Wales.
Ohio State University Press, 1965.

Further additions and corrections to G. A. Cranfield's Handlist.
TCBS, 2 (1958), 385-89.

Conisbee, L. R.

A Bedfordshire bibliography.
Luton, 1962.

Janes, A. W.

The Bedfordshire Times.
Bedford, 1969.

Pickford, C.

Bedford printers in the eighteenth century
Factotum, 15 (October1982), 21-7

Burton, K. G.

The early newspaper press in Berkshire.
Reading University M.A. thesis, 1954.

Harcourt, L V.

An Eton bibliography.
London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1907.

Nixon, H. M.

An Eton binding by Roger Payne, 1764.
BC, 12 (1962), 194.

Austen-Leigh, R. A.

Joseph Pote of Eton and Bartlet's Farriery. Libr.
4th ser., 17 (1936-37),131-54.

Quarrie, P.F.

Printing at Eton and Windsor, an exhibition at Eton College Library, July 1987

Reading printing 1736-1962. An exhibition.
Reading: Reading University Library, 1962.

Roscoe, S.

John Newbery and his successors.
Wormley: Five Owls Press, 1973.

Bicentenary historical supplement.
Reading Mercury, 7 Jul 1923.

150th anniversary supplement.
Windsor, Slough and Eton Express, 1962.

At a ripe old age of 125.
Bucks Advertiser, 1 Dec 1961, p.1.

Centenary number 1832-1932.
Bucks Herald, 1 Jan 1932.

Keefe, H. T.

A century in print. The story of Hazells.
Aylesbury: Hazell, Watson and Viney, 1939.

Gray,George J. and Palmer, William Mortlock.

Abstracts from the wills and testamentary documents of printers, binders and stationers of Cambridge, from 1504 to 1699.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1915.

Gray, George J.

Cambridge bookselling,
Cambridge: Bowes and Bowes, 1925.


The earlier Cambridge stationers & bookbinders and the first Cambridge printer.
London: The Bibliographical Society, illustrated monograph, 13, 1904.


The early stationers and bookbinders, and the first printer, of Cambridge.
TBS, 6 (1901),14-48.

Murphy, Michael J.

Cambridge newspapers and opinion 1780-1850.
Cambridge: The Oleander Press, 1977.

Oates, J. C. T.

Books at Cambridge in the sixteenth century and before. In Crutchley, Brooke. Siberch celebrations 1521-1971.
Cambridge: Cambridge University press, 1971.

Sayle, C. E.

Cambridge fragments. Postscript.
Libr., 3rd ser., 3 (1912), 336-39.

Stokes, H. P.

Cambridge stationers, printers, bookbinders, &c.
Cambridge: Bowes and Bowes, 1919.

Catalogue of an exhibition of Cambridge books and printing held in the Old Court House, Marylebone Road.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1931.

Nixon, H. M.

A Cambridge binding by William Bonnor, 1736.
BC, 22 (1973), 494.

Bicentenary number.
Cambridge Independent Press and Chronicle, 25 Feb 1944.

Cranfield, G. A.

The first Cambridge newspaper.
Proc.Cambridge Antiq Soc., 45(1951), 5-16.

Nixon, H. M.

A Cambridge binding by Ed. Moore, c. 1748.
BC, 16 (1967), 481.

Bowes, Robert and Gray, G. J.

John Siberch.
Cambridge: Bowes and Bowes, 1906.

Crutchley, Brooke.

The first Cambridge printer. In Crutchley, Brooke. Siberch celebrations 1521-1971.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971.

Gray, George J.

The Cambridge University Press and John Siberch.
Libr., 4th ser., 8 (1928), 260-63.


John Siberch. The first Cambridge printer.
Cambridge: Bowes and Bowes, 1921.

Treptow, Otto.

John Siberch.
Cambridge: CBS, monograph, 6, 1970.

Siberch celebrations.
Printing World, 188 (1971), 401.

Baillie, W. M.

The printing of privileged books at Cambridge 1631-1634.
TCBS, 5 (1971),155-66.

Bowes, Robert.

Biographical notes on the University Printers from the commencement of printing in Cambridge to the present time.
Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc., 5 (1883-86), 283-362.

Jenkinson, Francis, Roberts, S. C., and Barnes, G. R.

A list of books printed in Cambridge at the University Press 1521-1800.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1935.

McKenzie, D.F.

Cambridge University Press 1696-1712
2 vols., Cambridge: CUP, 1966

Roberts, S. C.

The evolution of Cambridge publishing.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1956.


A history of the Cambridge University Press 1521-1921.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1921.

The University Printing Houses at Cambridge from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1963.

Printing in Wisbech.
Wisbech, 1974.

Centenary number.
Isle of Ely and Wisbecb Advertiser, 1 Aug 1945.

Cheshire bibliography. [by various hands]. In J. P. Earwaker

Local gleanings relating to Lancashire and Chesire.
1 ( 1875-76). § 194, 200, 209, 231, 241, 246-48, 2156, 260-61, 278, 286, 294.

Cooke, John H.

Bibliotheca Cestrensis: or, a biographical account of books, maps, plates, and other printed matter ... printed or published in ... the county of Chester.
Warrington: Mackie & Co. Ltd., 1904.

Nuttall, D.

Book Trade in Cheshire to 1850
Liverpool Bib. Soc., occasional publication 3, 1992

R., B. C.

Private printing presses, 1799-1850.
Cheshire Sheaf, 4th ser., 1 (1967), 30.

Smith, R.E.G.

Newspapers first published before 1900 in Lancashire, Cheshire, and the Isle of Man: a union list.
London: The Library Association, Reference, Special and Information Section, 1964.

Nuttall, Derek.

A history of printing in Chester from 1668 to 1965.
Chester: The Author, 1969.


Chester Welsh printing.
J.Chester and North Wales Arch. And Historic Soc.,21 (1915),56-76.

Stewart-Brown, R.

The stationers, booksellers and printers of Chester to about 1800.
Trans. Historic Soc. of Lancashire and Cheshire, 83 (1932), 101-52.

Hall, James.

Chester newspapers about 100 years ago.
J.Chester and North Wales Arch. And Historic Soc., new ser., 21 (1915), 47-55.

Hughes, Thomas.

On Chester literature, its authors and publishers, during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
J.Architectural, Arch. And Historic Soc. For the County, City and Neighbourhood of Chester, 2 (1855-62), 21-30.

Perkins, M.R.

A note on the beginning of letterpress printing…
Factotum, 5, 6-7

150th birthday number.
Chester Chronicle, 2 May 1925

Bicentenary souvenir edition 1730-1930.
Chester Courant, 26 Nov 1930.

B., H.

A 'forgotten' newspaper.
Cheshire Sheaf, 3rd ser., 59 (1964), 15.

T., W.

The Chester Guardian.
Cheshire Sheaf, 3rd ser., 59 (1964), 39.

Taylor, Henry.

Chester's oldest newspaper.
J Chester and North Wales Arch. and Historic Soc., new ser., 21 (1915), 25-29.

C., I.

An early Chester newspaper.
Cheshire Sheaf, 3rd ser., 57 (1962), 71.

Plomer, H. R.

A Chester bookseller,1667-1700: some of his customers and the books he sold them.
Libr, 2nd ser., 4 (1904), 373-83.

Centenary number.
Macclesfield Courier and Herlad, 4 Feb 1911

Centenary supplement 1822-1922.
Stockport Advertsider, 31 Mar 1922.

Attwood, J. S.

Booksellers and printers in Devon and Cornwall in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Devon and Cornwall NQ, 9 (1916-17), 129-38.

Potts, R. A. J.

Early Cornish printers, 1740-1850.
J. Royal Inst. of Cornwall, new ser., 4 (1964),264-325.

Barnes, F., and Hobbs, J L.

Handlist of newspapers published in Cumberland, Westmorland, and north Lancashire.
Cumberland and Westmorland Antiq. and Arch. Soc., tract ser., 14, 1951.

Ferguson, Chancellor.

On the collection of chap-books in the Bibliotheca Jacksoniana, in Tuilie House, Carlisle, with some remarks on the history of printing in Carlisle, Whitehaven, Penrith, and other north country towns.
Trans.Cumberland and Westmorland Antiq. and Arch. Soc., 14 (1896), 1-120.

McKay, Barry

Cumbrian Chapbook Cuts: some Sources and Other Versions
The Reach of Prin, 65-84t

McKay, Barry

Niche Marketing in the Nineteenth Century: The Shepherds' Guides of the Northern Counties
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 191-206

150th birthday number.
Carslise Journal, 29 Oct 1948.

150 years on! 1815-1965, supplement.
Cumberland News, 11 Jun 1965.

Isaac, P.C.G.

An inventory of books sold by a 17th century Penrith Grocer (Robert Benson, 1698)
History of the Book Trade in the North, 53 (1989)

Hay, Daniel.

Some early Whitehaven printers.
Lib. R., 23 (1971), 27-30.

McKay, Barry

John Ware, Printer and bookseller of Whitehaven: a Year from his Day-Books, 1799-1800
The Mighty Engine, 163-174

Taylor, Norman.

Derbyshire printing and printers before 1800.
Derbyshire Arch. J, 70 (1950),38-69.

Bell, Maureen

Reading in Seventeenth-Century Derbyshire: the Wheatcrofts and their Books
The Moving Market, 161-168

Wallis, A.

A sketch of the early history of the printing press in Derby.
J. Derbyshire Arch. and Natural History Soc., 3 (1881), 137-56.

Bemrose, H. H.

The house of Bemrose 1826-1926.
Derby: The Bemrose Press, 1926.

Owen-Jones, A- E.

The romance of a century 1826-1926.
Derby: Bemrose & Sons Ltd., 1926.

Centenary number.
Derby and Chesterfield Reporter, 5 Jan 1923.

Centenary number 1846-1946.
Derbyshire Advertiser, 4 Jan 1946.

Dredge, John Ingle.

Devon booksellers & printers in the 17th & 18th centuries.
Plymouth: W. H. Luke, 1885.

Maxted, Jan

Devon book trades: a biographical dictionary
Maxted, 1991

Radford, Lady.

Early printing in Devon.
Trans. Devon Ass. For the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, 60 (1928), 51-74.

Wallis, Peter J., and Robinson, F. J. G.

A preliminary guide to Devonshire book subscription lists.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: PHIBB, 48, 1973.

Worth, R. N.

Notes on the history of printing in Devon.
Report and Trans. Devonshire Ass., 11 (1879), 497-515.

Dickinson, M. G.

Early Exeter printers and booksellers, 1669-1741.
Devon and Cornwal NQ, 29 (1962-64), 164-71.

Orme, N.

Martin Coeffin, the first Exeter publisher
Library, 4th series, vol. 10 (1988), 220-230

Plomer, H. R.

More petitions to Archbishop Laud.
Libr., 3rd ser., 10 (1919), 129-38.

Tapley-Soper, H.

Exeter printers, booksellers, and libraries.
BAR, 5 (1907-08), xxi-xxiii, xli.

Sessions, William Kaye

The King's printer at Newcastle upon Tyne in 1639, at Bristol in 1643-1645, at Exeter in 1645-1646, with illustrations and dates of extant printed works
York: Ebor Press, 1982

Brushfield, T. N.

Andrew Brice, and the early Exeter newspaper press.
Trans. Devon Ass., 20 (1888), 163-214.


The life and bibliography of Andrew Brice.
Exeter: Privately Printed, 1888.

Bentley, C. F.

New information about an Exeter bookseller: an addition and correction to Plomer.
NQ, 212 (1967), 102.

The anniversary of the Devon and Exeter Weekly Gazette 5 March 1910, being the completion of the 138th year of the uninterrupted existence of the paper, and the 25th year of its present ownership.
Exeter: Devon and Exeter Weekly Gazette, 1910.

Maxted, Ian

Newspaper readership in south west England: an analysis of the Flindell's Western Luminary subscribers list of 1815.
Exeter working papers in British Book Trade History, 9 (1997)

Plomer, Henry R.

An Exeter bookseller, his friends and contemporaries.
Libr., 3rd ser., 8 (1917), 128-35.

Palmer, J.E.C.

The Davy divinity Press at Lustleigh
Factotum, 4, 21-23

Centenary supplement 1849-1949.
Teignmouth Gazette, 16 Sep 1949.

Johnstone, H. F. V.

Some Dorset journalists.
Dorset Yearbook, 58 (1965), 75-78.

Peterson, J.B.

Western Evening Herald
Quadrat, 12 (2001), 13-15

Adams, Victor J.

Samuel Simmonds - bookseller and chemist.
Dorset Yearbook, 58 (1965),93-95.

Centenary number.
Poole and Dorset Herald, 11 Apr 1946.

Western Gazette: two hundred years of local news.
Yeovil: Western Gazette, 1937.

Flying Post - Western Gazette.
Newspaper World, 22 Jul 1939, p. 5.

Adams, Victor J.

John Love of Weymouth.
Dorchester, 1965.

Day, J.R.

Circulating library in the northeast
History of the Book Trade in the North, 67 (1994)

Hunt, C. J.

The book trade in Northumberland and Durham to 1860.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Thorne's Students' Bookshop Ltd., for the History of the Book Trade in the North, 1975.


A list of printed books and papers dealing with the history of the book trade in Northumberland and Durham.
History of the Book Trade in the North, 1966.

Isaac, Peter C. G., ed.

Manuscript and other miscellaneous sources of information.
History of the Book Trade in the North, 1966.

McKay, Barry

Niche Marketing in the Nineteenth Century: The Shepherds' Guides of the Northern Counties
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 191-206

List of tradesmen, artists, etc., connected with the book trade 1778-1840.
History of the Book Trade in the North, 1966.

Wallis, P. J.

The north-east book trade to 1860. Imprints and subscriptions.
Newcastle- upon-Tyne: PHIBB, 153, 1977.

Page, J. R.

Darlington newspapers.
Darlington: Darlington Corporation, 1972.

Darlington and Stockton Times centenary 1847-1947.
Darlington: 1947.

150th birthday number 1814-1964.
Durham County Advertiser, 11 Sep 1964.

Thomson, A. Hamilton.

The Surtees Society 1834-1934.
Publications of the Surtees Soc., 150 (1935).

Centenary: 100 years of the Shields Gazette 1849-1949.
South Shields, 1949.

Bain, G. W.

Early printing presses of Sunderland.
Antiq. of Sunderland and its Vicinity, 7 (1908), 1-12.

Baines, P.

The first year of printing in Colchester
Factotum, 33 (1991), 7-9

Middlemiss, J. T.

A Sunderland newspaper about 70 years ago.
Antiq. of Sunderland and its vicinity, 4 (1905), 8-15.

Moon, Z.

Essex literature.
Leyton, 1960.

Peddie, R.A.

Notes on provincial printers and booksellers: Essex
Library World, September 1904, 57-60

150th anniversary supplement.
Colchester Gazette, 8 Sep 1964.

Bensusan-Butt, J.

Ms notes on Colchester printers in Colchester PL

Bensusan-Butt, J.

History of the Essex Standard.
Colchester Gazette, 8 Sep 1965, pp. 9-12.

Austin, Roland.

Catalogue of the Gloucestershire collection.
Gloucester, 1928.


Some notes on printing in Gloucestershire.
BAR, 16 (1919), i-vii.

Hyett, Francis Adams, and Bazeley, William.

The bibliographer's manual of Gloucestershire literature.
Gloucestershire: J. Bellows, 3 vols., 1895-97; Supplements by Hyett and Roland Austin, Gloucester: J. Bellows, 2 vols., 1915-16.

Hyett, Francis Adams.

Notes on the first Bristol and Gloucestershire printers.
Trans. Bristol and Gloucestershire Arch. Soc., 20 (1896), 38-51.

Early Bristol newspapers. A detailed catalogue of Bristol newspapers published up to and including the year 1800 in Bristol Reference Library.
Bristol: Corporation of Bristol, 1956.

Ann Yearsley's Public Library
Factotum, 3, 9-13

William Gent of Bristol
Factotum, 11, 8-11

Merton, Wilfred.

A new Bristol pamphlet.
Libr., 3rd ser., 8 (1917), 162-64.

George, W.

The oldest Bristol newspaper.
Bristol Times and Mirror, 4 Aug 1884.

Wells, C.

History of the Bristol Times and Mirror.
Bristol: Bristol Times and Mirror, 1913.

Foxon, D. F.

The printing of Lyrical Ballads.
Libr., 5th ser., 9 (1954), 221-41.

125 years of printing and publishing 1825-1950.
Bristol: John Wright & Sons Ltd., 1950.

Centenary supplement.
Cheltenham Chronicle and Glo'stersbire Graphic, 8 May 1909.

Norris, Herbert E.

The book sellers and printers of Circencester.
Cirencester: Cirencester Naturalists' and Archaeologists' Club, 1912.


Cirencester booksellers and printers.
NQ, 1lth ser., 11 (1915), 141-43.

Austin, Roland.

Samuel Rudder.
Libr., 3rd ser., 6 (1915), 235-51.

Centenary supplement.
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, 30 Jan 1937.

Austin, R.

The Gloucester journal: numbering of volumes.
NQ, 12thser.,3(1915),317.


The Gloucester journal, 1722-1922.
NQ, 12th ser., 10 (1922), 261-64, 283-85.


Robert Raikes, the elder, & the Gloucester Joumal.
Libr., 3rd ser., 6 (1915),1-24.

Stevens Cox, Gregory

Earliest books printed in Guernsey
Brewhouse broadsheet 12, 1973

Gregory, Alfred

Robert Raikes, journalist and philanthropist

Edwards, F. A.

The early newspaper press of Hampshire.
Southampton: Hampshire Independent, 1889.


Early Hampshire printers.
Papers and Proc Hampshire Field Club, 2 (1890-93), 110-34.

Daish, A. N.

Printers' pride. The house of Yelf at Newport Isle of Wight 1816-1966.
Newport: Yelf Bros., 1967.

Oldfield, John

Printers, booksellers and libraries in Hampshire, 1750-1800
Hampshire papers, 3, 1993

Perkins, M.

Hampshire notices of printing presses, 1799-1867
Jones, R., Six centuries, 1990

Wheeler, R.W.

Booksellers and book trades of Portsmouth and Portsea, 1700-1850
Portsmouth Polytechnic dip. 1987

Wiles, R. M.

The earliest Hampshire newspaper.
NQ, 211 (1966), 219-22.

Marshelton, Diana

Checklist of works printed by Thomas Baker, 1774-1805
University of London dissertation 1935

Newspaper history from 126 years ago.
Southern Daily Echo, 18 Apr 1956.

Bolton, Claire

A Winchester bookshop and its bindery

Piper, A. Cecil.

The book trade in Winchester, 1549-1789. Extracts from the local records of the city.
Libr., 3rd ser., 7 (1916), 191-97.


The early printers and booksellers of Winchester.
Libr., 4th ser., 1 (1920), 103-10.

Centenary number 1823-1923.
Hampshire Advertiser, 28 Jul 1923.

190 years of history.
Hampshire Chronicle, 12 May 1962, p.7.

Freshwater, P. B. and others, ed.

Working papers for an historical directory of the West Midlands book trade to 1850.
Birmingham: Birmingham Bibliographical Society, 1975-.

Morgan, F. C.

Herefordshire printers and booksellers.
Trans. Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club, (1939-41), 106-27. Supplementary Notes, Ibid., 40 (1971), 274-75; and 41 (1974),230-38.

Morgan, P.

George Skyppe's catalogue of books: the library of a 17th century Herefordshire squire
Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists Field Club, 35 (1955), 24-46

Morgan, F. C.

William Henry Parker's type specimens.
Trans. Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club, 40 (1972), 390.

Buchanan-Brown, J.

The Haberdashers' Co. of Hereford v James Wills
Quadrat, ` (1995)

Latcham, Paul

John Allen, Jun. and his Bibliotheca Herefordiannes
D. Whitehead & J. Eisel, A Hereford Miscellany (2000), 219-223

Morgan, F. C.

A Hereford booksellers' catalogue of 1695.
Trans. Woothope Naturalists' Field Club, 31 (1942), 22-36.

Roberts, V.H.

The Leominster Orphans Press {1869+]
Nineteenth Century STC Newsletter, 4 (Feb. 1987)

Thwaite, M. F.

Hertfordshire newspapers, 1772-1955.
Hertford: Hertfordshire Local History Council, 1956.

Moran, James.

Stephen Austin's of Hertford.
Hertford: Stephen Austin and Sons Ltd., 1968.

150th anniversary supplement.
Hertfordshire Mercury, 28 Oct 1922.

Blades, William.

Some account of the typography of St Albans in the fifteenth century. 1860. Reprinted with an introduction by Eric Vickers.
London, 1976.

Ashdown, C. H.

The schoolmaster printer of St Albans.
Trans. St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Arch. Soc., (1924), 76-79.

Barker, Nicolas.

The St. Albans press: the first punch-cutter in England, and the first native typefounder?
TCBS, 7 (1979), 257-79.

Moran, James.

The book of St Albans.
Coat of Arms, 8 (1964-65), 48-53.

Toms, Elsie.

The 'schoolmaster printer'.
Black Art, 3 (1964), 19.

Norris, Herbert E.

Notes on St Neot's printers.
St Neots: St Neots Advertiser, 1901.

Dixon, Diana

Newspapers in Huntingdonshire in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
The Mighty Engine, 143-151

Crouch, Marcus, ed.

A book of Kent made by the printers of Kent.
Tenterden: Paul Norbury Publications, 1976.

Goulden, R.J.

Print Culture in the Kentish Weald
The Reach of Print, 1-20

Smith, J.R.

Bibliotheca Cantiaria

Cowtan, Robert


Knott, D.

Competition and co-operation in the Kent almanac trade: the Fisher-Simmons partnership
Factotum, occasional paper 3 (1982)

Plomer, H. R.

The libraries and bookshops of Canterbury.
BAR 14 (1917), i-vii.

Goulders, A.T.

Goulders of Canterbury

Knott, David

Book trade in Kent
Working paper 1: Canterbury directory co. 1775-1832 (1982)

Shaw, David

Canterbury's External Links: Book-trade Relations at the Regional and National Level in the Eighteenth Century
The Mighty Engine, 107-119

Plomer, H. R.

James Abree, printer and bookseller, of Canterbury.
Libr., 3rd ser., 4 (1913),46-56.

Shaw, David

Books printed or published by James Abree

Shaw, David and Sarah Gray

James Abree (1691?-1768): Canterbury's First 'Modern' Printer
The Reach of Print, 21-36

Gray, Sarah

William Flackton, 1709-1798, Canterbury Bookseller and Musician
The Mighty Engine, 121-130

250th anniversary pictorial souvenir 1717-1967.
Kentish Gazette, 20 Oct 1967.

Cock, William F.

The Kentish Post or The Canterbury Newsletter.
Libr., 3rd ser., 4 (1913), 285-90.

Zell, Michael L.

An early press in Canterbury?
Libr., 5th ser., 32 (1977), 155-56.

Hobbs, J. E.

An early press in Canterbury.
Libr., 5th ser., 33 (1978), 172.

Sessions, W.K.

John Mychell

Arnold, George M.

Robert Pocock, the Gravesend historian, naturalist, antiquarian, botanist, and printer.
London: Samson, Low, 1883.

150th anniversary number.
Kent Messenger Gazette, 5 Jan 1965.

Knott, David

Book trade in Kent
Working paper 2: Isle of Thanet directory co. 1776-1832. Privately printed (1989)

Knott, David

William Garner of Margate
Factotum, 15 -18

Sprange, J.

Factotum, Occasional paper 3 (1983); and Printing History Society Bulletin, 10 (1983), p. 41

Sprange, J.

Printer's pie archives
British Museum Soc. Bulletin, 43 (July 1983), 29-31

Sprange, J.

Edmund Baker & J. Sprange
Factotum 38 (1994), 17-21

Clark, H.P.

Clark's guide
Rye, 1861

Moran, James.

Henry George. Printer, bookseller, stationer and bookbinder, Westerham, 1830-c.1846.
Westerham, 1972.

Centenary issue.
Kentish Observer, 7 Jul 1932.

Hawkes, A. J.

Lancashire printed books. A bibliography of all the books printed in Lancashire down to the year 1800.
Wigan: Wigan Public Libraries Committee, 1925.

Lancashire Bibliography.
In Earwaker, J.P. Local gleanings related to Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. I (Manchester, 1875), § 49,65,75,77,81,88,98-99,107,113,115,131-32,137, 153-54, 214-15, 254-55, 407.

Hawkes, Arthur J.

The Birchley Hall secret press.
Libr., 4th ser., 7 (1927), 137-83.

Newdigate, C. A.

Birchley - or St Omers?
Libr., 4th ser., 7 (1927), 303-20.

Scholes, James C.

Bolton bibliography, and jottings of booklore: with notes on local authors and printers.
Manchester: Henry Gray, 1886.

Sparke, Archibald.

Bibliographia Boltonensis.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1913.


Bolton authors and Bolton books.
BAR, 12 (1915), xxxix-xliv.

Singleton, Frank.

Tillotsons 1850-1950.
Bolton: Tillotson & Son Ltd., 1950.

Centenary supplement 1837-1937.
Lancaster Guardian, 29 Jan 1937.

Arkle, A. H.

EarIy Liverpool printers.
Trans. Historic Soc. of Lancashire and Cheshire, 68 (1917), 73-84.

Clarke, D.

The local newspaper press and local politics in Manchester and Liverpool 1760-1800.
Trans. Lancashire and Cheshire Antiq. Soc., 73/74 (1966), 101-23.

Dawson, Thomas.

The pamphlet literature of Liverpool.
Lancashire and Cheshire Historic Soc., new ser., 5 (1865), 73-138.

May, S. William.

Literature and libraries in Liverpool.
BAR, 6 (1908-.09), xlix-lii.

Mott, J. Albert.

On books published in I.iverpool.
Trans. Historic Soc. of Lancashire and Cheshire, new ser., 1 (1861), 103-66.

Perkin, M.R., ed.

The book trade in Liverpool to 1805: a directory
Liverpool Bibliographical society, Book Trade in the North West project. Occasional publication 1 (1981)

Perkins, M.R.

A note on the survival of books with Liverpool imprints
Factotum, Occasional paper 3 (1983)

Shaw, George T., and Shaw, Isabella.

Liverpool's first directory.
Liverpool: Henry Young and Sons, 1907.

Wardle, Arthur C.

John Gore, publisher.
Trans. Historic Soc. of Lancashire and Cheshire, 97 (1946), 223-24.

The Liverpool Courier: retrospect and present position.
Liverpool: Liverpool Courier, 1908.

The centenary of the Liverpool Post and Mercury: a record of the progress of Liverpool and its leading newspaper.
Liverpool: Liverpool Post and Mercury, 1911.

Manchester bibliography. In Earwaker, J.P. Local gleanings related to Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 1
(Manchester, 1875), § 1 15, 131, 214, 339.

Earwaker, J. P.

Notes on the early booksellers and stationers of Manchester prior to the year 1700.
Trans. Lancashire and Cheshire Antiq. Soc., 6 (1888), 1-26.

The Manchester press before 1801.
Manchester: Manchester Public Libraries, occasional lists, new ser., 6, 1931.

Powell, Michael and Terry Wyke

'Aristotle to a Wery Tall Man': Selling Secondhand Books in Manchester in the 1830s
The Moving Marke, 93-106t

Powell, Michael and Terry Wyke

At the Fall of the Hammer: Auctioning Books in Manchester 1700-1850
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 171-190

Powell, Michael and Terry Wyke

Penny Capitalism in the Manchester Book Trade: The Case of James Weatherley
The Reach of Print, 135-156

Read, Donald.

Press and people, 1790-1850: opinion in three English cities.
London: Edward Arnold, 1961.

Scragg, B.

Mrs. Gray's circulating library, Manchester
Quadrat, 5 (Nov. 1998), 13-15

Scragg, Brenda

William Ford, Manchester Bookseller
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 155-170

Sutton, C. W.

Manchester libraries and booksellers.
BAR, 6 (1908-09), lxv-lxxi

Ayerst, David.

The Guardian: biography of a newspaper.
London: Collins, 1971.

Spencer, J. H.

Preston's early newspapers.
Preston Herald, 30 Dec 1949, 18 Aug 1950.

Centenary number.
Southport Visiter, 6 May 1944.

Twyman, Michael.

John Soulby, printer, Ulverston.
Reading: Department of Typography, Reading University, 1966.

Rylands, W. Harry.

Booksellers and stationers in Warrington, 1639 to 1657, with a full list of a stationer's shop there in 1647.
Trans. Historic Soc. of Lancashire and Cheshire, 37 (1888), 67-115.

Kendrick, James

Eyres' Warrington Press
Warrington Guardian, 1881

O'Brien, P.

Eyres Press, Warrington, 1756-1802
Wigan: Owl Books, 1953

O'Brien, P.

The Eyres Press
Quadrat, 9 (1995), 3-7

Barnes, R.

The Midland Counties Illuminator: a Leicester Chartist journal.
Trans. Leicestershire Arch. and Historical Soc., 35 (1959), 68-77.

Hinks, John

Some Radical Printers and Booksellers of Leicester C1790-1850
The Mighty Engine, 175-184

Hinks, John

The Beginnings of the Book Trade in Leicester
The Moving Market, 27-38

Corns, A. R.

Lincolnshire libraries and literature.
BAR, 7 (1909-10), xii-xiv.

Robinson, Lionel.

Boston's newspapers.
Boston: Richard Key Publications, 1974.

English, J. S.

Some Gainsborough printers.
Gainsborough, 1964.


Books and libraries in Gainsborough.
LAR, 70 (1968), 62-65.

The industrial history of Gainsborough

The Mozleys of Gainsborough
Factotum, Occasional paper 3 (1983)

English, Jim

Chapbooks & Primers, Piety, Poetry & Classics: the Mozleys of Gainsborough
The Mighty Engine, 153-162

One hundred years.
Lincolnshire Chronicle, (Apr 1933), 3-9.

Axon, W. E. A.

The aetheist converted. The first book printed in Lincoln.
Libr., 3rd ser., 2 (1911), 319-22.

English, J.

The Pawletts of London and Grantham
Quadrat, 7 (1998), 9-10

Edward Pawlet of Grantham
Lincolnshire's History and Archaeology, 29 (1994), 11-16

Goulding, Richard W.

Notes on the Louth printers and booksellers of the eighteenth century.
Louth, 1917.

Centenary number.
Lincolnshire, Boston and Spalding Free Press, 6 Oct 1947.

Appleyard, S.

The Lincoln, Rutland and Stamford Mercury.
Lincolnshire Life, 5:3 (June/July 1965), 56-57, 81.

Burton, G. H.

Notes on newspapers.
Lincoln, Rutland and Stamford Mercury, 20 Mar 1914.

Evans, F. H.

Brief sketch of the career of the Lincoln, Rutland and Stamford Mercury.
Stamford: Lincoln, Rutland and Stamford Mercury, 1938.

Newton, D.

Mercury story: a brief record of the Lincoln, Rutland and Stamford Mercury.
Stamford: Lincoln, Rutland and Stamford Mercury, 1962.

Fawcett, Trevor.

Eighteenth-century Norfolk booksellers. A survey and register.
TCBS, 6 (1972), 1-18.

William Harrod's circulating library at Stamford
Factotum, 3, 9-13


Some aspects of the Norfolk book trade, 1800-24.
TCBS, 4 (1968), 383-95.

Stedman, Rex.

Vox populi: the Norfolk newspaper press 1760-1900.
Library Association Fellowship thesis, 1971.

Stephen, George A.

Norfolk bibliography.
Holt: Norfolk Press Syndicate. 1921.

Watson, Sydney F.

Early print in East Anglia.
Eastbourne, 1951.

Farrell, Frank J.

Yarmouth printers and printing.
Yarmouth: Privately Printed, 1912.

Stoker, D.

Mr. Parkin's magpie, the other Mr Whittingham and the fate of Great Yarmouth
The Library, 6th series, 12 (1990), 120-131

Centenary number.
Lynn Advertiser, 28 Feb 1941.

Euren, A. D.

Books and bookmen of Norwich.
BAR, 10 (1912-13), xxi-xxix.

Fawcett, Trevor.

Early Norwich newspapers.
NQ, 217 (1972), 363-64.

Fowler, E.

Norwich newspapers and their editors.
East Anglian Magazine, (1963), 180-85.

Nowell, Charles.

Early printing in Norwich.
Norwich, 1919.

Sessions, W. K. & D. Stoker

The first printers in Norwich from 1567

Stoker, David.

The establishment of printing in Norwich: causes and effects 1660- 1760.
TCBS, 7 (1977), 94-111.


A history of the Norwich book trades from 1560 to 1760.
Library Association Fellowship thesis, 1976.

Stoker, David

Anthony de Solempne: attributions to his press
The Library, 6th series, 3, no. 1 (March 1981, 17-32

Stoker, David

Printing at the Red-Well: an Early Norwich Press through the Eyes of Contemporaries
The Mighty Engine, 97-106

Williams, J. B.

Henry Cross-grove, Jacobite, journalist and printer.
Libr., 3rd ser., 5 (1914),206-19.

Hansard, Luke


Myers, R.

An edition of Luke Hansard's Autobiography, 1817
Book Trade History Group Newsletter, 10 (March 1990), 12-16

History of Jarrold and Sons 1823-1948.
Norwich: Jarrold and Sons, 1948.

The house of Jarrolds. 1823-1923.
Norwich: Jarrold and Sons, 1924.

Jarrold 1770-1970. A book of East Anglian prints and documents.
Norwich: Jarrold and Sons, 1970.

Jarrolds of Norwich.
Printing World, 185 (1970), 583-39, 551.

Centenary number 1845-1945.
Norfolk News, 6 Jan 1945.

Euren, A. D.

The first provincial newspaper.
Norwich, 1924.

The Norwich Post: its contemporaries and successors.
Norwich: Norfolk News Co. Ltd., 1951.

Brown, Reginald W.

Northamptonshire printing, printers and booksellers.
BAR, 14 (1917), xxix-xxxvi.


Northamptonshire printing, printers, and booksellers.
J. Northamptonshire Natural History Soc. and Field Club, 19 (1918), 183-91; 20 (1919), 20-56.

Kennedy, Joseph C.

An introduction to the history of printing & associated trades in Northamptonshire.
Northampton: Northamptonshire Caxton Quincentenary Committee, 1976.

Feather, J.

John Clay of Daventry
Studies in Bibliography, 17 (1984), 198-209

Hadley, W. W.

The bi-centenary record of the Northampton Mercury 1720-1920.
Northampton: The Mercury Press, 1920.

Feather, J.

The Diceys and the Chapbook Trade
Library, 24, no. 3 (1968), 219-311

Duval, Gilles

The Diceys revisited
Factotum, 35 (1992), 9-11

History of the Northampton Mercury.
Northampton: Northampton Mercury, extra number 10, 1901.

John Taylor, book lover and printer.
Northampton: Taylor and Sons, 1901.

Day, J.C.

Circulating library in the northeast
History of the Book Trade in the North, 67 (1994)

Taylor, H. A.

Notices of printing presses as required by the Unlawful Societies Act, 1799.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: History of the Book Trade in the North, 1966.

McKay, Barry

Niche Marketing in the Nineteenth Century: The Shepherds' Guides of the Northern Counties
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 191-206

Burman, C. Clark.

An account of the art of typography as practised in Ainwick from 1781 to 1815.
Ainwick: Ainwick and County Gazette and Steam Printing Co. Ltd., 1895.

Isaac, P. C. G.

The Burman Ainwick collection.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Newcastle University Library, 1973.

Hindley, Charles.

A history of the Catnach Press.
London: Charles Hindley, 1886.

Isaac, Peter C. G.

Bewick, Catnach, and William Davison.
BC, 12 (1963), 72.

Isaac, Peter C. G.

A tentative checklist of books printed by William Davison.
Wylam, 1963.

William Davison of Alnwick. Pharmacist and printer.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1968.

Hilson, J. Lindsay,

Berwick-upon-Tweed typography, 1753-1900.
History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club, 23 (1916-18), 433-55. Supplementary list. Ibid, 24 (1919- 22),239-43.

Dodds, K. Ruth

Hexham imprints 1780-1900
Book trade in the North, 50 (1998)

Anderton, B.

Notes on some of the printers and libraries of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
BAR, 7 (1909-10), i-xii.

Clephan, James.

Early printing in Newcastle.
Arch.Aeliana, new ser.,7 (1876), 271-72.


Early booksellers on the Tyne.
Monthly Chronicle of North Country Lore and Legend, 1 (1887), 362-65.


More about early booksellers on Tyne.
Monthly Chronicle of North Country Lore and Legend, 1 ( 1887), 412-15.

Hinde, J. Hodgson.

On early printing in Newcastle.
Arcb. Aeliana, new ser., 6 (1865), 225-30.

Hunt, C. J., and Isaac, P. C. G.

The regulation of the book trade in Newcastle-upon- Tyne at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: History of the Book Trade in the North, 1976.

Philipson, John

The King's Printer in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1639
The Library, 6th series, 11 (1989), 1-9

Robinson, F. J. G., and Wallis, P. J.

Newcastle book subscription lists.
Newcastle- upon-Tyne: PHIBB, 110, 1976.

Sessions, W.K.

The King's Printer at Newcastle … in 1639
York: Sessions, 1982

Smith, Jeffrey

Books and Culture in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Newcastle
The Moving Market, 1-26

Thomson, Frances M.

Newcastle chapbooks in Newcastle-upon-Tyne:
University Library. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Oriel Press, 1969.

Welford, R.

Early Newcastle typography, 1639-1800.
Arch. Aeliana, 3rd ser., 3 (1907), 1-134.

Thomas Slack
Arch. Aeliana, 3rd series, 17 (1920), 145-51

Isaac, Peter

Thomas Slack, 1723?-1784
Quadrat, 7 (June 1998), 18-20

Anderton, Basil.

Thomas Bewick, the Tyneside engraver.
Libr., 3rd ser., 6 (1915), 365-84; ibid., 7 (1916), 1-17.

Angus, Alan

Thomas Bewick's apprentices
History of the Book Trade in the North, 1993, iii

Bain, lain.

Altere und neuere Unterschungen zu Thomas Bewick.
Marginalien, 40 (1970),43-54.


Bewick: a second gleaning.
BC, 21 (1972), 95-105.

Boyd, Julia.

Bewick gleanings.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Andrew Reid, 1886.

Fussell, G. E.

Country life 150 years ago: Thomas Bewick, the Northumberland Cobbett.
English Review, 63 (1937), 568-76.

Roscoe, Sydney.

Thomas Bewick. A bibliography raisonné.
Folkestone, 1973.

Wheeler, Alwyne.

Thomas Bewick's projected History of British fishes.
In Festschrift für Claus Niessen. Weisbaden: Guido Pressler, 1973, 651-86.

Isaac, Peter

William Bulmer, 1757-1830
Sandars lectures 1984

228 years on Tyneside.
Newspaper World, 15 Apr 1939, 5, 37.

Thompson, Margaret

Some aspects of printing in Wallsend
History of the Book Trade in the North, 1982

Cropper, Percy J.

The Nottinghamshire printed chapbooks.
Nottingham, 1892.

Walton, John.

A survey of the printing trade and related occupations in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to 1900.
Library Association Fellowship thesis, 1968.

Blagg, Thomas M.

Newark as a publishing town.
Newark, 1898.

Clarke, W. J.

Early Nottingham printers and printing.
Nottingham: Thos. Forman and Sons Ltd., 1942.

-, and Potter, W. A.

Early Nottingham printers and printing.
Nottingham, 1953.

Creswell, S. F.

Collections towards the history of printing in Nottinghamshire.
London: John Russell Smith, 1863.

Fraser, D.

The Nottingham press, 1800-1850.
Trans. Thoroton Soc, 67 (1963),46-66.

Pearson, Edwin.

Banbury chapbooks.
Welwyn, 1970.

Cheney, Christopher R.

Cheney & Sons: two centuries of printing in Banbury.
Cake and Cockborse, (1967), 167-75.

Early Banbury chapbooks and broadsides
The Library, 4th series, 17 (1937), 98-108


John Cheney and his descendants.
Banbury: Cheney and Sons, 1936.

1767-1967: Cheney & Sons - Banbury printers for 200 years.
BritishPrinter,80(1967), 549, 554, 579.

Nowell-Smith, S.

Charles Manby Smith
JPHS, 7 (1971), 10

Gibson, Strickland.

Abstracts from the wills and testamentary documents of binders, printers and stationers of Oxford from 1493 to 1638.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1907.

Early Oxford bindings.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1903.

-, Rogers, D. M.

The earl of Leicester and printing at Oxford.
Bodleian Library Records, 2 (1949), 240-245.

Hudson, Derek.

Oxford publishing since 1478.
London, 1966.

Latham, H.

Oxford Bibles and printing in Oxford.
Oxford, 1888.

Madan, Falconer

A chart of Oxford printing, '1468'- 1900.
London, 1904.


Oxford books. 3 vols.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1895-1931.


Oxford oddments.
Libr., 4th ser., 9 (1929), 341-56.


The Oxford press during the Civil War.
TBS, 9 (1908), 107-10.


Some curiosities of the Oxford press.
Libr., 1st ser., 1 (1889), 154-60.


Some notes on the Oxford press, with special reference to the fluctuations in its issues.
TBS, 7 (1904), 1-3.

-, and Simmons, F and J. S. G.

A chronological list of Oxford books 1681-1713.
Oxford, 1954.

Duff, E. Gordon.

A bookseller's accounts, c.1510.
Libr., 2nd ser., 8 (1907), 256-66.

Bradshaw, Henry.

A half-century of notes on the day-book of John Dorne.
Cambridge, 1886.

Madan, Falconer.

The day book of John Dorme.
Oxford: Oxford Historical Society, Collectanea, 1, 1885.

Rushforth, Marjorie.

Two John Taylor manuscripts at Leonard Lichfield's press.
Libr., 4th ser., 11 (1931), 179-92.

Parker, J. H.

Memorandum respecting the connection between the Oxford University Press and the family of Parker of Oxford.
Oxford, 1863.

'M. A. Oxon.'.

The Parkers of Oxford.
Oxford, 1914.

De la Mare, A. C., and Hellinga, Lotte.

The first book printed in Oxford: the Expositio Symboli of Rufinus.
TCBS, 7 (1978), 184-244.

Pollard, A. W.

A new Oxford book of 1517.
Libr., 2nd ser., 10 (1909), 212-13.

Barker, Nicolas

The Oxford University Press and the spread of learning, 1478-1978
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1978

Carter, Harry.

A history of the Oxford University Press. Vol. 1. To 1780.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975.

Johnson, John, and Gibson, Strickland.

Print and privilege at Oxford to the year 1700.
Oxford: University Press, 1946.

Madan, Falconer.

The Oxford press, 1650-75. The struggle for a place in the sun.
Libr., 4th ser., 6 (1926), 113-47.

Sutcliffe, Peter.

The Oxford University Press. An informal history.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978.

A view of the Oxford University Press.
BC, 20 (1971), 447-64.

Lloyd, Llewellyn C.

The book trade in Shropshire. Some account of the stationers, booksellers and printers at work in the county to about 1800.
Trans. Shropshire Arcb. Soc., 48 (1934-35), 65-142, 145-200.

Wallis, P. J., and Robinson, F. J. G.

A preliminary guide to West Midlands book subscription lists.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: PHIBB, 64, 1974.

Mackarill, Diana R.

George and George Robert Gitton, printers, Bridgnorth
JPHS, new series, 4 (2002), 31-62

Alinutt, W. H.

The King's Printer at Shrewsbury, 1642-43.
Libr., 2nd ser., 1 (1900), 355-64.

Sessions, William K.

A worlde of mischiefe: The King's Printer at York … and Shrewsbury, 1642-3
York: Sessions, 1981

Foot, M.M.

A binding by … 1780
Book Collector, 43 (1994), 92-4

175th birthday of the Shrewsbury Chronicle.
Shrewsbury, 1947.

Rodger, Alexander.

Ward's Shrewsbury stock: an inventory of 1585.
Libr., 5th ser., 13 (1958),247-68.

Green, Emanuel.

Bibliotheca Somersetensis. 3 vols.
Taunton, 1902.

Brooke, L. E. J.

Somerset newspapers 1725-1960.
Yeovil: The Author, 1960.

Burge, K., Ed.

The story of a community and its newspaper: Somerset County Gazette, 150 years

Russ, Elsie.

Bath printers of the xviii century.
Somerset Arch. And Natural History Soc.; Proc. Batb and District Branch, (1929-33), 468-71.

History of the Bath Herald, established 1792.
Bath, 1875.

Rhode, John

A hundred years of printing l795-1895
Frome: Butler and Tanner, 1927.

Centenary supplement 1836-1936.
Somerset County Gazette, 2 Jan 1937.

Rotherham, Albert, and Steele, Maurice.

A history of printing in North Staffordshire.
Stoke-on-Trent: North Staffordshire Polytechnic, 1975.

Simms, R.

Bibliotheca Staffordiensis.
Lichfield, 1894.

Reade, Aleyn Lyell.

Johnsonian gleanings. 11pt.
London: The Author, 1909-52.

Reade, Aleyn Lyell.

Johnsonian gleanings. 11 pt.
London: The Author, 1909-52.

Vaisey, D.G.

Probate inventories of Lichfield & district, 1568-1680
William Salt Society, 4th series, 5 (1969)

Whiston, J. W.

Some letters and accounts of Michael Johnson.
Trans. Johnson Soc., (1974), 31-51.

Hanks, Peter

Joshua Drewry of Stafford
Quadrat, 7 (June 1998), 14-17

Lawley, George T.

The bibliography of Wolverhampton.
Bilston, 1890.

Mander, Gerald Poynter.

Early Wolverhampton books and printers.
Wolverhampton:Whitehead Brothers, 1922.

Copsey, Tony

Book distribution and Printing in Suffolk 1534-1850: Booksellers, Stationers, Binders and Printers. With a Checklist of books printed in the County.
Ipswich: Ipswich Book Company, 1994

Waveney Books

A catalogue of a collection of books and manuscripts relating to the county of Suffolk. With an introduction by J.M. Blatchly (& index of Suffolk place names).

Moran, James

Clays of Bungay.
Bungay: Richard Clay & Sons Ltd., 1978. Ipswich

Sessions, William

The first printers at Ipswich in 1547-1548 and Worcester in 1549-1553
W.K.Sessions, 1984

Watson, S. F.

Some materials for a history of printing and publishing in Ipswich
Proc. Suffolk Inst. of Arch. and Natural History, 24 (1949), 182-227.

Phipps, Janet

Book Availability in Ipswich over the Years
The Moving Market, 169-177

Oldham, J. B.

An Ipswich master-stationer's tiff with his journeyman.
TCBS, 2 (1958), 381-84.

Beck, F. G. M.

A new Ipswich book of 1548.
Libr., 2nd ser., 10 (1949), 86-89.

Knight, John

Knight's Address to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Saxmundham and its environs
Saxmundham?, c. 1780

Piper, A. Cecil.

The booksellers and printers of Richmond, Surrey.
Libr., 4th ser., 13 (1933),201-07.

Piper, A. Cecil.

Contributions to the history of printing in Sussex.
BAR, 13 (1916), i-iv.


Notes on the introduction of printing into Sussex up to the year 1850; with a chronology of Sussex printers to that date.
Libr., 3rd ser., 5 (1914), 257-65.


Private printing presses in Sussex.
Libr., 3rd ser., 5 (1914), 70-79.

Goulden, R.J.

Print Culture in the Kentish Weald
The Reach of Print, 1-20


150 years ago - the first Gazette.
Brighton and Hove Gazette, 26 Feb 1971, p.7


150th birthday issue.
Brighton and Hove Herald, 8 Sep 1956.

Clark, H.P.

Clark's Guide
Rye, 1861

McCann, T.

Chichester printers in the 18th century
Factotum, 13 (Dec. 1981), 13-16

McCann, T.

The tribulations of a Chichester printer
Factotum, 27 (Nov. 1998), 22-23

Godrnan, Stanley

A collection of Lewes handbills, 1768-1777.
Sussex Arch. Collections, 97 (1959), 58-68.


Centenary Supplement.
Sussex Express; 11 Jun 1937.

Beckett, Arthur.

The first Sussex newspaper.
Sussex County Magazine, 15 (1941), 247-54.

Morgan, Paul.

Warwickshire printers' notices 1799-1866.
Stratford-upon-Avon: Dugdale Society, vol. 28, 1970.

Beaven, M.

Warwick's provincial newspapers in early 1750s
Warwick History, 9 (1993), 12-34

Chamberlain Brothers, R.J.

Horse racing ephemera of Warwickshire
Factotum, 10, 11

Goulden, R.J.

Warwick County Record Office: A Second Look
Factotum 8, 28-30


Warwickshire apprentices in the Stationers' Company of London, 1563-1700.
Stratford-upon-Avon: Dugdale Society, occasional papers, 25, 1978.

Briggs, Asa.

Press and public in early nineteenth-century Birmingham.
Stratford-upon- Avon: Dugdale Society, occasional papers, 8, 1949.

Hill, Joseph.

The book makers of old Birmingham.
Birmingham, 1907.

Jenkins, Nesta.

Printing in Birmingham in the eighteenth century: a bibliography with biographical notes on printers.
Library Association Fellowship thesis, 1973.

Jones, Trevor.

Street literature in Birmingham: a history of broadside and chapbook.
Oxford: Oxford Polytechnic, 1970.

Walker, Benjamin.

Birmingham directories.
Birmingham Arch. Soc. Trans. and Proc., 58 (1937), 1-36.

Archer, Caroline

Some notes on the Kynoch Press 1878-1981
Printing Historical Society Bulletin, 35 (1993), 10-13

Archer, Caroline

The Kynoch press :the anatomy of a printing house, 1876-1981
London;New Castle, Del.:British Library: Oak Knoll Press,2000

200 years of the Birmingham Gazette.
Birmingham Gazette, 17 Nov 1941, p. 2.

Bennett, William.

John Baskerville, the Birmingham printer.
2 vols., Birmingham, 1937-39.

Benton, Josiah Henry

John Baskerville, typefounder and printer, 1706-1775.
Boston, Mass., 1914.

Bockwitz, Hans H.

Baskerville in letters.
Birmingham: Birmingham School of Printing, 1933.


Baskerville in the judgment of German contemporaries.
Birmingham: Birmingham School of Printing, 1937.

Dreyfus, John.

The survival of Baskerville's punches.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1949.

Fanton, s.J.

James Sketchley of Birmingham
Ars quatuor coronatorum, 50 (1940), 90

Flower, R.

The fate of the Baskerville types.
Libr., 2nd ser., 10 (1909), 251-52.

Gaskell, Philip

Baskerville's punches.
Cambridge, 1953.


John Baskerville, a bibliography.
2nd ed., Newport Pagnell: Paul Minet, 1973.

McKelvey, James L.

John Baskerville's appeal to Lord Bute.
TCBS, 5 (1970), 138-41.

Pardoe, F. E.

John Baskerville of Birmingham.
London: Frederick Muller, 1975.

Pardoe, F.C.

A letter from John Baskerville to R. Dodsley, 12 May 1757
Printing Historical Society Bulletin, 36 (1994), 2-4

Walker, Benjamin.

The resting place of John Baskerville.
Birmingham, 1944.

Hutton, William.

The life of William Hutton.
London, 1816.

Redlich, Fritz.

Some English stationers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: in the light of their autobiographies.
Business History, 8 (1966), 1-12, 86-101.

Wilson, Edward M.

Three printed ballad texts from Birmingham.
TCBS, 6 (1976), 339-45.

Salter, J.L.

The books of an 18th century curate
Library, 5th series (1978), 33-46

Howe, E.

Bushills: the story of a Coventry firm of printers and boxmakers 1856-1956
Coventry, 1956


Bicentenary number.
Coventry Standard, 19 Jul 1941.


Centenary supplement 1828-1928.
Royal Leamington Spa Courier, 10 Aug 1928.

Wait, Walter Oswald

Rugby: past and present, with an historical account of neighbouring parishes
Rugby: Albert Frost & Sons, 1893

[M.H. Bloxam]

Obituary of William Billington [? Hennessey's Rugby Almanac 1872]
Copy at Warwick County Record Office, Bloxam Box file, Galley proofs, envelope 7, P

Nowell-Smith, S.

Charles Manby Smith
JPHS, 7 (1971), 16-18

Morgan, Paul.

Early booksellers, printers, and publishers in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Birmingham Arch. Soc. Trans., 67 (1948-49), 55-70.

Morgan, Paul.

The earliest Stratford-upon-Avon newspaper.
NQ, 195 (1950), 52.

Morgan, Paul.

George Tonge: a seventeenth century Warwick bookseller.
NQ, 198 (1953),340.

Fergus, Jan

Eighteenth century readers in provincial England: the customers of Samuel Clay's circulating library and bookshop in Warwick 1770-72
PBSA, 78 (1984), 155-213

Morgan, Paul

A bookseller's subscription in 1669
The Library, 5th series, 7 (1952), 281-2

Morgan, Paul

The Warwick bookseller: Richard Mountford, 1677
In N. Alcock, ed., The Past in Warwick, Coventry: University of Warwick, 1985, 31-35


150th anniversary supplement.
Warwick and Warwickshire Advertiser, 6 Jan 1956.

James, D. P.

Booksellers, printers, stationers, etc. Westmorland to 1865.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: History of the Book Trade in the North, 1966.


150th anniversary number.

Richardson, Mrs. Herbert.

Wiltshire newspapers - past and present.
The Wiltshire Arch. And Natural History Soc. Magazine, 40(1917-19), 318-51; ibid, 41(1920-22),53-69.

Slade, J. J.

Wiltshire newspapers - past and present.
The Wiltshire Arch. And Natural History Soc. Magazine, 40 (1917-19), 37-74, 129-41.

Gray, M. & L. Williams

The Merchants House, Marlborough
Quadrat 9 (1991), 8-12


Bicentenary supplement 1729-1929.
Salisbury and Wiltshire Journal, 7 Jun 1929.

Crump, M.J. & R. I. Goulden

[Rev. Samuel] Fancourt's circulating library at Salisbury
Factotum 3, pp. 9-13

Ferdinand, C.Y.

Benjamin Collins, the Salisbury Journal and the provincial book trade
The Library, 6th series, 11 (1989), 116-138

Little, M.

Samuel Fancourt, pioneer library
Wiltshire monographs 3, 1984

Ferdinand, C.Y.

Benjamin Collins and the provincial newspaper trade in the eighteenth century
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997

Burton, J. R.

Early Worcestershire printers and books.
Associated Arch. Soc. Reports and Papers, 24 (1897), 197-213.

Cooper, Margaret

The Worcester Book Trade in the eighteenth century
Worcestershire Hist. Soc., occ. Pub. 8) 1997

Forster, Harold.

Rhymes of a provincial bookseller.
ABMR 5 (1978), 2-7.

Cooper, Margaret

A Snuff-Box from the King of Prussia: The Remarkable Career of Benjamin Maund, Bookseller, Druggist and Botanist 1790-1864
The Reach of Print, 51-64

Haden, H. Jack.

The story of Mark and Moody Limited 1840-1957.
Stourbridge: Mark and Moody, 1957.

Griffiths, lvor.

Berrow's Worcester Joumal. An examination of the antiquity of Britain's oldest newspaper.
Worcester: George and William Berrows Ltd., 1941.

Cooper, Margaret

Books Returned, Accounts Unsettled and Gifts of Country Food: Customer Expectations around 1700
The Mighty Engine, 131-142

Evans, Ian A.

Yorkshire newspapers and periodicals in the eighteenth century: a descriptive bibliography.
Leeds University M.A. thesis, 1975.

Green, T.

A sketch of the origin and growth of the printing craft in Yorkshire.
Birmingham, 1936.

Isaacs, Peter

Unlawful Societies Act 1788; printers' registries in West Yorkshire 1798-1867
History of the Book Trade in the North, 66 (1994)

Laughton, G. E., and Stephen, L. R.

Yorkshire newspapers.
London, 1960.

McKay, Barry

Niche Marketing in the Nineteenth Century: The Shepherds' Guides of the Northern Counties
The Human Face of the Book Trade, 191-206

Michelmore, D. J. H., Robinson, F. J. G., and Wallis, P. J.

A preliminary guide to Yorkshire book subscription lists.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: PHIBB, 40, 1973.

Swaini, Elizabeth A.

The auction as a means of book distribution in eighteenth-century Yorkshire.
Publishing History, 1 (1977), 49-91.

Sayle, Charles.

Cambridge fragments.
Libr., 3rd ser., 2 (1911),339-55; and Postscript. Ibid, 3 (1912), 336-39.

Dickons, J. Norton.

A catalogue of books, pamphlets, &c., published at Bradford.
Bradford, 1895.

Hartley, M. E.

The literary institutions of Bradford, with notes on the early printers, booksellers and newspaper press.
BAR, 14 (1917), xv-xxiii.

120 years of progress: the Yorkshire Observer's long service to the Community.
Yorkshire Observer, 6 Feb 1954.

Brown, Christine.

A history of the book trade in Doncaster up to l850.
Leeds University M.A. thesis, 1978.

Turner, J. Horsfall.

Halifax books and authors.
Brighouse, 1906.

Hanson, T.

W. Edwards of Halifax: a family of book-sellers, collectors, and bookbinders.
Papers of the Halifax Antiq. Soc., (1912), 141-200.

Nixon, H. M.

A signed Edwards of Halifax binding, c.1782.
BC, 21 (1972), 256-57.

William Milner of Halifax: printer and publisher, checklist …
Ken Spelman, 1991

Centenary number.
Harrogate Advertiser, 19 Sep 1936.

Centenary number.
Harrogate Herald, 7 May 1947.

Hunt, W.

Keele newspapers

Page, W. G. B.

Notes on early Hull authors, booksellers, printers and stationers.
Hull, 1930.


Notes on Hull authors, booksellers, printers, and stationers.
BAR, 6 (1908-09), i-vii.

Chilton, C. W.

The inventory of a provincial bookseller's stock of 1644.
Libr., 6th ser., 1 (1979),126-43.

Chilton, C.W.

Early Hull printers and booksellers. An account of the printing, bookselling and allied trades from their beginnings to 1840
Kingston-upon-Hull City Council, 1982

Robinson, Elaine

18th century Hull imprints: a supplement to C.W. Chilton
Factotum, 23 (Feb. 1987), 17-19

Cross, A.

From Hull to Petersburg: Levesque's History of Russia printed by George Prince
Factotum, 33 (1991), 14-17

Hand, Thomas W.

Leeds booksellers, printers, and libraries.
BAR, 8 (1910-1 1), xxxiii-xxxix.

Parr, E.

Early Leeds printers, publishers and booksellers.
Leeds University M. Phil thesis, 1973.

Barnes, Avril J.

The bookselling and printing business of John Binns and his successor John Heaton.
Leeds University M.A. thesis, 1977.

Crouch, Jane L.

Some chapbooks printed by J. & C. H. Johnson of Leeds: a study.
Leeds University M.A. thesis, 1976.

The Leeds intelligencer 1754-1866.
Publ. Thoresby Soc., 40 (1955), i-ix.

A champion of reform.
Newspaper World, 27 May 1939, 5, 12.

Gibb, M.A., and Beckwith, Frank.

The Yorkshire Post: two centuries.
Leeds:Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Co. Ltd., 1954.

S., J. G.

Joseph Richardson.
Binley, 1901.

Gilberthorpe, Enid C.

Book printing at Sheffield in the eighteenth century.
Sheffield, 1967.


Books and pamphlets printed at Sheffield before 1801: a checklist.
Library Association Fellowship thesis, 1967.

Schmoller, Tanya

Sheffield papermakers
History of the Book Trade in the North, 59 (1992)

Harvey, P., and Roberts, P.

The Sheffield Independent and Commercial Register.
Morning Telegraph, 11 Dec 1969.

Schmoller, Tanya

Life and times of …. Revel Hamper
History of the Book Trade in the North, 79 (1999)

Hester, Giles.

Nevill Simmons. Bookseller and publisher.
London: Elliot Stock, 1893.

Daphne Franks,

Printing and publishing in Stokesley
Stokesley and District Local History Study Group (1984)

Smales, Gideon.

Whitby authors and their publications, with the titles of all the books printed in Whitby.
Whitby: Horne & Son, 1867.

Cooper, T. P.

The city of York: some of its literary associations, printers, booksellers, and authors.
BAR, 10 (1912-13), xii-xiix.


The sign of the Bible in Stonegate.
York: Yorkshire Architectural Society, 1929.


The sign of the crown.
York: Edwin Story, 1925.

Davies, Robert.

A memoir of the York press.
Westminster: Nichols and Sons, 1868.

Duff, E. Gordon.

The printers, stationers and bookbinders of York up to 1600.
TBS, 5 (1899), 87-107.

Gee, Stacey

The coming of print to York, c1490-1550
The Mighty Engine, 79-88

Gee, S.

The printers, stationers and bookbinders of York before 1537
Trans. Cambridge Bib. Soc., 12 (2000)

Morgan, D.

Early printing and binding in York [c. 1514]
Book Collector, Summer 1981, pp. 216-24

Sessions, William K., and Sessions, E. Margaret.

Printing in York from the 1490s to the present day.
York: Sessions, 1976.

Sessions, William. K.

A worlde of mischiefe: the King's printers at York in 1612 and at Shrewsbury 1662-3
York: Sessions, 1981

Les deux pierres: Rouen, Edinburgh, York
York: Sessions, 1982

Barnard, J. & M. Bell

The early 17th century York book trade and John Foster's inventory of 1616
Proc. Leeds Phil. & Lit. Soc., XXIV, 2, 1994

Gent, Thomas.

The life of Mr. Thomas Gent.
London, 1832.

Wood, Butler.

Thomas Gent: printer, bookseller and bookmaker.
London: The Library Association, 1900.

Kendrew, James

Duff, E. Gordon.

Notes on a book printed at York in 1579.
Publ. Edinburgh Bibliographical Soc., 3 (1897), 133-36.

Palliser, D. M., and Selwyn, D. G.

The stock of a York stationer, 1538.
Libr., 5th ser., 27 (1972), 207-19.

Sessions, William, Ltd.

The story of a printing house.
York: William Sessions, 1965.

Curtis, Lewis Perry.

The first printer of Tristram Shandy.
Publ. Modern Language Assoc., 47 (1932), 777-89.

Jones, Philip Henry

The Welsh Wesleyan Bookroom, 1824-1828: A New Set of Printing Accounts
The Reach of Print, 37-49
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