Bibliographies

Citations to the sources listed below are always made when applicable. Special bibliographies of an author or collection are also cited. Cite or list any other bibliography when it would serve to distinguish an edition (or variant) from similar editions (or variants), when needed to substantiate information provided by the cataloger, or when it would provide a more detailed description of the item being cataloged. Citations are formulated according to Standard Citation Forms for Rare Materials Cataloging, and are tagged as 510.

For additional useful bibliographies (that are not necessarily required), see the Rare Book Team's Standard Reference Works page.

General Collection |  Western Americana and Americana  |  American Literature |  German Literature |  Cartographic Resources

General Collection

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Goff, Frederick Richmond Incunabula in American libraries

New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1964
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries Books printed before 1501 Ref. Z240 G58 (LC)
Goff, Frederick Richmond Incunabula in American libraries: a third census of fifteenth-century books recorded in North American collections: A supplement

New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1972
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries (supplement) Books printed before 1501 Ref. Z240 G58 suppl (LC)

Online version
Hain, Ludwig Repertorium bibliographicum: in quo libri omnes ab arte typographica inventa usque ad annum MD. typis expressi, ordine alphabetico vel simpliciter enumerantur vel adcuratius recensentur

Stuttgart: J. G. Cotta, etc., 1826-38; reprints: Milano: Görlich, 1948 & 1966
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum Books printed before 1501 Ref. Z240 H35 (LC)

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Copinger, Walter Arthur Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, or, Collections toward a new edition of that work

Berlin: J. Altmann, 1926; reprint: Milano: Görlich, 1950
Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain’s Repertorium bibliographicum Books printed before 1501 Ref. Z240 H352 (LC)

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Proctor, Robert An index to the early printed books in the British Museum: with notes of those in the Bodleian Library

London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1898-1903; B. Quaritch, 1938
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum Books printed before 1501 Ref. Z240 P76 (LC)+ Oversize

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British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum

London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-<85>
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum Books printed before 1501 Ref. Z240 B75 (LC)+ Oversize
  Incunabula Short Title Catalog Incunabula short title catalogue Books printed before 1501 Online resource

See also Incunabula page
Foxon, David F. English verse 1701-1750: a catalogue of separately printed poems with notes on contemporary collected editions

London; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1975
Foxon, D.F. English verse, 1701-1750 English verse 1701-1750 Ref. Z2014 P7 +F69
Wing, Donald Goddard Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700

New York: Index Society, 1945-51
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 Letterpress in English or printed in English speaking countries, 1641-1700 Ref. Z2002 +W55 (LC)
Wing, Donald Goddard Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700

2nd ed., rev. and enl.

New York: Index Committee of the Modern Language Association of America, 1972-1998
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.) Letterpress in English or printed in English speaking countries, 1641-1700 Ref. Z2002 +W55 1972 (LC)
Wing, Donald Goddard Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700

Second edition, newly revised and enlarged

New York: Modern Language Association of American, 1994-
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed. 1994) Letterpress in English or printed in English speaking countries, 1641-1700 Ref. Z2002 W55 1994 (LC)+
Pollard, Alfred W. A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640

London: Bibliographical Society, 1926
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 Letterpress in English or printed in English speaking countries, 1475-1640 Ref. Z2002 +P65 (LC)
Pollard, Alfred W. A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640

2nd ed., rev. & enl.

London: Bibliographical Society, 1976-91
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.) Letterpress in English or printed in English speaking countries, 1475-1640 Ref. Z2002 +P65 1976 (LC)
  English Short-Title Catalog (ESTC) English short title catalogue Letterpress in English or printed in English speaking countries, through 1801 Online resource

See also ESTC page

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Western Americana and Americana

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Howes, Wright U.S.iana, 1650-1950: a selective bibliography in which are described 11,620 uncommon and significant books relating to the continental portion of the United States

Rev. and enl. ed.

New York: Bowker for the Newberry Library, 1962
Howes, W. U.S.iana, 1650-1950 (1962 edition) United States 1650-1950 Ref. Z1215 H68 1962 (LC)
Streeter, Thomas W. Bibliography of Texas, 1795-1845

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1955-60
Streeter, T.W. Bibliography of Texas, 1795-1845 Texas 1795-1845 Ref. Z1339 S86 (LC)
Streeter, Thomas W. Bibliography of Texas, 1795-1845
2nd ed. revised and enlarged by Archibald Hanna with a guide to the microfilm collection, Texas as province and republic, 1795-1845

Woodbridge, CT: Research Publications, 1983
Streeter, T.W. Bibliography of Texas, 1795-1845 (2nd ed.) Texas 1795-1845 Ref. Z1339 S86 1983 (LC)
Wagner, Henry Raup The Plains & the Rockies: a critical bibliography of exploration, adventure and travel in the American West 1800-1865

4th ed.

San Francisco: J. Howell-Books, 1982
Henry R. Wagner’s The Plains and the Rockies (4th ed.) Western U.S., 1800-1865 Ref. Z1215 W5 W35 (LC)
Hargrett, Lester Bibliography of the constitutions and laws of the American Indians

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1947
Hargrett, L. Bibliography of the constitutions and laws of the American Indians Native Americans Ref. Z1209 H37 (LC)

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American Literature

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Blanck, Jacob Bibliography of American literature

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1955-1991
Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature American literature Ref. Z1225 B53 (LC)
Wright, Lyle H. American fiction, 1774-1850: a contribution toward a bibliography

2nd rev. ed.

San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, 1969
Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1774-1850 (2nd ed.) American fiction Ref. Z1231 F4 W75 (LC)
Wright, Lyle H. American fiction, 1851-1875: a contribution toward a bibliography

San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, 1965
Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1851-1875 American fiction Ref. Z1231 F4 W7512 (LC)
Wright, Lyle H. Additions and corrections to American fiction 1851-1875

San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, 1965
Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1851-1875 American fiction Ref. Z1231 F4 W7512 suppl.(LC)
Wright, Lyle H. American fiction, 1876-1900: a contribution toward a bibliography

San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, 1966
Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1876-1900 American fiction Ref. Z1231 F4 W7528 (LC)

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German Literature

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Dünnhaupt, Gerhard Personalbibliographien zu den Drucken des Barock

2., verbesserte und wesentlich vermehrte Auflage

Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann Verlag, 1990-93
Dünnhaupt, G. Personalbibliographien zu den Drucken des Barock German literature, 1500-1700 SML Z2232 D84 +1990 (LC)

BEIN Ref. Z2232 D84 +1990 (LC)

Wilpert, Gero von Erstausgaben deutscher Dichtung. Eine Bibliographie zur deutschen Literatur 1600-1960

2. vollständig, überarbeitete Aufl.

Stuttgart: Alfred Kröner Verlag, 1992
Wilpert, Gero von. Erstausgaben deutscher Dichtung (2. Aufl.) German literature Ref. Z2231 W55 1992 (LC)

Cartographic Materials Bibliographies

The following cartographic bibliographies must be cited whenever applicable.

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Burden, Philip D. The mapping of North America: a list of printed maps

Rickmansworth, Herts.: Raleigh Publications, c1996-c2007
Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America Cartography, North America GA401 B94X 1996 (LC)+

GA401 B95 2007 (LC)+
Cumming, William Patterson The Southeast in early maps

3rd ed.

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c1998
Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps (3rd ed.) Cartography, Southeast (U.S.) GA405 C8 1998 (LC)+
Kershaw, Kenneth A. Early printed maps of Canada

Ancaster, Ont.: Kershaw Pub., 1993-1998
Kershaw, K.A. Early printed maps of Canada Cartography, Canada Z6027 C21 K47 1993 (LC)+
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici: bibliography of terrestrial, maritime and celestial atlases and pilot books, published in the Netherlands up to 1880

Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1967-85
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici Dutch cartography Z6028 K6 (LC)+
Koeman, C. Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici / compiled by Peter van der Krogt

Goy-Houten, Netherlands: HES Publishers, c1997-<c2003>
Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici Dutch cartography Z6028 K63 1997 (LC)+
Library of Congress. Map Division A list of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, with bibliographical notes

Washington, D.C.: Govt. Print. Off., 1909-1992; reprint: Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971 (v. 1-4 in 2)
List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress Atlases Z881 U5 M36
McCorkle, Barbara B. New England in early printed maps, 1513 to 1800

Providence, R.I.: John Carter Brown Library, c2001
McCorkle, B.B. New England in early printed maps, 1513 to 1800 Maps of New England Folio GA408.5 N49 M36 2001
Pastoureau, Mireille Les atlas français XVIe-XVIIe siècles : répertoire bibliographique et étude

Paris: Bibliothèque nationale, Département des cartes et plans, 1984
Pastoureau, M. Atlas français, XVIe-XVIIe siècles French atlases Z6027 F8 P37 (LC)+
Shirley, Rodney W. The mapping of the world

[4th ed.]

Riverside, CT: Early World Press, 2001
Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world (4th ed.) World maps GA300 S55 2001 (LC) Oversize
Tooley, R. V. The mapping of America

London: Holland Press; New York: R. B. Arkway, 1980
Tooley, R.V. Mapping of America Maps of North America Z6027 A5 T66
Wheat, James Clements and Christian F. Brun Maps and charts published in America before 1800

Rev. ed.

London: Holland Press; New York: R. B. Arkway, c1978
Wheat, J.C. Maps and charts published in America before 1800 American maps Z6027 A5 W68 1978

 

The following cartographic bibliographies can be cited whenever applicable.

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British Museum. Map Room Catalogue of printed maps, charts and plans: photolithographic edition complete to 1964

London: British Museum, 1967
British Museum. Catalogue of printed maps, charts and plans Maps Z6028 B75 1967 (LC)+ Oversize
British Museum. Map Room Catalogue of printed maps, charts and plans: corrections and additions

London: British Museum, 1968
British Museum. Catalogue of printed maps, charts and plans (corrections and additions) Maps Z6028 B75 1967 Suppl (LC)+ Oversize
British Library Catalogue of printed maps, charts and plans: ten year supplement, 1965-1974

London: Published for the British Library by British Museum Publications, 1978
British Library. Catalogue of printed maps, charts and plans (1965-1974 supplement) Maps Z6028 B753 (LC)+ Oversize
Parke-Bernet Galleries The celebrated collection of Americana formed by the late Thomas Winthrop Streeter

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1966-1969
Parke-Bernet Galleries. Celebrated collection of Americana formed by the late Thomas Winthrop Streeter Western Americana Z1207 S86 (LC)
Shirley, Rodney W. Maps in the atlases of The British Library: a descriptive catalogue c. AD 850-1800

London: British Library, 2004
Shirley, R.W. Maps in the atlases of the British Library World maps Z6028 M55 2004 (LC)+ Oversize

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