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The Library Subject Index

Manuscript Studies / Archives


  • General (2 items)
  • Medieval (48 items)
  • 16th Century (5 items)
  • 17th Century (28 items)
  • 18th Century (14 items)
  • 19th Century (10 items)
  • 20th Century (4 items)
  • Poetry (8 items)
  • Fiction (0 items)
  • Drama (7 items)
  • Palaeography (6 items)

Textual Studies / Authorship


  • Textual studies (62 items)
  • Editing (29 items)
  • Authorship, including author attribution (42 items)
  • Biographical and Bibliographical Studies of Authors and Editors (29 items)
  • Non-written Discourse, Oral Transmission (4 items)

Printing and Publishing History: General / Miscellaneous


  • General (5 items)
  • Medieval / incunable period (51 items)
  • 16th Century (85 items)
  • 17th Century (61 items)
  • 18th Century (63 items)
  • 19th Century (20 items)
  • 20th Century (3 items)
  • Germany, Austria (12 items)
  • France (22 items)
  • Italy (21 items)
  • Spain, Portugal (11 items)
  • Low Countries (7 items)
  • USA (1 item)
  • Other countries outside Britain (9 items)
  • Hebrew (5 items)
  • Arabic (1 item)
  • Music (4 items)
  • Maps (2 items)

Printing and Publishing History: Poetry


  • General (1 item)
  • Medieval (0 items)
  • 16th Century (6 items)
  • 17th Century (9 items)
  • 18th Century (21 items)
  • 19th Century (15 items)
  • 20th Century (3 items)

Printing and Publishing History: Fiction


  • General (0 items)
  • Medieval (0 items)
  • 16th Century (1 item)
  • 17th Century (1 item)
  • 18th Century (9 items)
  • 19th Century (12 items)
  • 20th Century (12 items)

Printing and Publishing History: Drama


  • General (0 items)
  • Medieval (1 item)
  • 16th Century (9 items)
  • 17th Century (41 items)
  • 18th Century (4 items)
  • 19th Century (0 items)
  • 20th Century (2 items)

Book Trade History: Special Aspects


  • Sales catalogues (10 items)
  • Contracts (4 items)
  • Copyright, licences, taxation (20 items)
  • Censorship, prosecution, control of press (17 items)
  • Piracy, false imprints, clandestine printing (6 items)
  • Newspapers, Periodicals and Serialization (28 items)
  • Chapbooks (4 items)
  • Subscription Publishing (3 items)

Book Production: Technical Aspects


  • Printing-shop procedures (52 items)
  • Variants, including variant states (11 items)
  • Type and typography (30 items)
  • Paper (6 items)
  • Format (3 items)

Bookbinding


  • General (1 item)
  • Medieval / incunable period (2 items)
  • 16th Century (6 items)
  • 17th Century (4 items)
  • 18th Century (2 items)
  • 19th Century (3 items)
  • 20th Century (1 item)

Book Illustration


  • General (0 items)
  • Medieval / incunable period (5 items)
  • 16th Century (11 items)
  • 17th Century (4 items)
  • 18th Century (7 items)
  • 19th Century (7 items)
  • 20th Century (0 items)

Private Book Buying, Collecting, Giving, and Selling / General Provenance


  • General (4 items)
  • Medieval (12 items)
  • 16th Century (17 items)
  • 17th Century (32 items)
  • 18th Century (18 items)
  • 19th Century (4 items)
  • 20th Century (0 items)

Institutional and Commercial Library History


  • General (2 items)
  • Medieval (3 items)
  • 16th Century (1 item)
  • 17th Century (4 items)
  • 18th Century (14 items)
  • 19th Century (6 items)
  • 20th Century (3 items)

Reception, Reading, Borrowing, Loss


  • General (0 items)
  • Medieval (2 items)
  • 16th Century (6 items)
  • 17th Century (7 items)
  • 18th Century (9 items)
  • 19th Century (3 items)
  • 20th Century (4 items)

Analytical, Descriptive and Enumerative Bibliography


  • Analytical Bibliography (13 items)
  • Descriptive Bibliography (9 items)
  • Catalogues, Bibliographies, Indexes: pre-20th century (18 items)
  • Catalogues, Bibliographies, Indexes: modern (17 items)
  • Studies of Bibliographers and Librarians (14 items)

Bibliography as a Field of Study


  • Theory and practice of bibliography (6 items)
  • Teaching and researching bibliography (1 item)
  • History of the book (2 items)
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