Printers, Publishers and Booksellers

British Book Trade Index offers index of names with brief biographical and trade details of people working in the book trade in England and Wales by 1851.

European Book Trade Guilds: a census

Datenbanken und
 Nachschlagewerke für Drucker und Verleger and Resources available at Yale for establishing authoritative forms for the names of 
pre-1800 European book trade personnel list biographical sources for 
booksellers, printers, publishers.

Répertoire 
des imprimeurs parisiens: libraires et fondeurs de caractères en exercice à
 Paris au XVIIe siècle : avec tables des addresses, des enseignes et des noms de
personnel, by Philippe Renouard.

Dictionnaire des femmes libraires en France, 1470-1870, by Roméo Arbour.

Dictionnaire 
abrégé des imprimeurs éditeurs français du seizième siècle, by Jean Muller.

British literary book trade, 1475-1700 (Dictionary of literary biography, v. 170), 412 p.
Widener | RR 3129.5 vol. 170

British literary book trade, 1700-1820 (Dictionary of literary biography, v. 154), 366 p.
Widener | RR 3129.5 vol. 154

American literary publishing houses, 1638-1899 (Dictionary of literary biography, v. 49), 2 v.
Widener | RR 3129.5 vol.49

Pre-nineteenth-century British book collectors and bibliographers (Dictionary of literary biography, v. 213), 487 p.
Widener | RR 3129.5 vol. 213

A history of book publishing in the United States, by John Tebbel. NY: R. R. Bowker Co., 1972-1981. 4 v.
Andover-Harv. Theol | Ref. | Z473 .T42
Baker Business | Historical Collections -- Reference | Z473 .T42
Baker Business | Stacks -- LC Books | Z473 .T42
Widener | RR 101.16

Histoire générale de la presse française, ed. by Claude Bellanger, Jacques Godechot, Pierre Guiral et Fernand Terrou. 5 v. Paris, Presses universitaires de France, 1969-
Location : Lamont PN5174 .H5
Location : Widener 37556.12.55
HOLLIS record
--t. 1. Des origines à 1814 -- t. 2. De 1815 à 1871 -- t. 3. De 1871 à 1940 -- t. 4. De 1940 à 1958 -- t. 5. De 1958 à nos jours.

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