Professor Michael Winship

PemBook: American literary publishing in the mid-nineteenth century : the business of Ticknor and Fields

Student, 1986

Michael Winship is a bibliographer and historian of the book – with special expertise in publishing and book trade history in the United States before 1940 – who has published extensively on American literary publishing.  He edited and completed the final three volumes of Bibliography of American Literature, for which he received the bibliography prize of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, and served as an editor of and contributor to the recently completed 5-volume A History of the Book in America.  His research interests are book production, publishing, and distribution in the industrial era, copyright, and the international trade in books.

Professor Winship's page at the University of Texas at Austin's website

Other Works:

Bibliography of American literature (1995)

Ticknor and Fields : the business of literary publishing in the United States of the nineteenth century (1992)

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