This three-volume series addresses the lives and work of more than 100 eminent British book-collectors and bibliographers from the pre-nineteenth century through the twentieth century. Part of Gale Research’s award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, British Book-Collectors and Bibliographers features biographical studies of the field’s major figures, including W.W. Greg, R.B. McKerrow, Alice Walker, A.W. Pollard, John Dover Wilson, and Sydney Cockerell, among others.
“The amount of material in these collections is impressive and valuable to researchers, especially those studying history, literature, biography, and the evolution of ideas.”—Edna M. Boardman, American Reference Books Annual