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If this resource is ever completed, it will be a universal bibliography. Until then, it will be an approximation of a universal bibliography.

This bibliography is arranged as an index of topics.

Index[edit | edit source]

Biographical dictionaries etc[edit | edit source]

See w:Bibliography of encyclopedias: general biographies and w:List of biographical dictionaries

  • Fox. 'True Biographies of Nations?': The Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography. ANU Press. 2019 [1]
  • Arthur, "Biographical Dictionaries in the Digital Era". Advancing Digital Humanities: Research, Methods, Theories. 2014. Chapter 6. Page 83 et seq.

Bibliographies, indexes, etc:

  • Wynar. ARBA Guide to Biographical Dictionaries. Libraries Unlimited. 1986 [2]
  • Slocum, Robert B (ed). Biographical Dictionaries and Related Works. Gale Research Company. 2nd Ed: 1986 [3]
  • Biographical Dictionaries Master Index. (Gale Biographical Index Series). [4] [5] see also [6]
  • Children's Authors and Illustrators: An Index to Biographical Dictionaries. (Gale Biographical Index Series). 2nd Ed: 1978,  3rd Ed: 1981, 4th Ed: 1987 [7] [8] [9]
  • Index to the Wilson Authors Series [10]
  • Auchterlonie. Arabic Biographical Dictionaries: A Summary Guide and Bibliography. 1987 [11]
  • Black Biographical Dictionaries, 1790-1950 [12]

Particular works:

  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography; Dictionary of National Biography
  • Boase. Modern English Biography. (editions:uzt3-qMuFcMC)
  • A & C Black's Who's Who
  • Who Was Who
  • The Academic Who's Who. A & C Black. 1st Ed: 1973 [13] [14]. 2nd Ed: 1975. Commentary: [15]. GBooks: editions:INAP7GGD2gYC editions:tA0FkHC75FIC
  • Dictionary of Edwardian Biography (Pike's New Century Series)

Works that comprise largely of biographies:

  • The Penguin Companion to Literature

Dictionaries of dates[edit | edit source]

Archive.org

  • Baxter Dictionary of Dates and Events. 1st Ed: 1963: Napier, M (ed). 2nd Ed: 1971: Sanders and Laffin. Commentary: 92 Library Journal 1819 [16]
  • Beeching, Cyril Leslie. A Dictionary of Dates. OUP. 1st Ed: 1993. 2nd Ed: 1997. editions:UGGp0EexZdcC
  • Bolton, John. Bolton's Dictionary of Dates, arranged in alphabetical order. Foulsham. 1958. Review: 172 The Publisher 880
  • William Young Darling. A Book of Days: A Dictionary of Dates, a Chronology of Circumstance, the Face of Time. Richards Press. 1951. [17]
  • Everyman's Dictionary of Dates. 1st Ed: 1911. 6th Ed: 1971. Review: (1971) 11 RQ 164 [18]
  • Platt, Charles. Foulsham's Dictionary of Dates and General Information. 1930.
  • Haydn's Dictionary of Dates
  • Hamlyn Dictionary of Dates and Anniversaries. Newnes Dictionary of Dates.
  • Williams, Henry Llewellyn. Hurst's Dictionary of Dates. 1891. [19]
  • Keller, Helen Rex. The Dictionary of Dates. Macmillan. 1934. Commentary: [20] [21]
  • Nelson's Dictionary of Dates. A Dictionary of Dates. (Nelson's Encyclopaedic Library). 1912 [22]. Reviews: (June 1912) Journal of Education, vol 34 (New Series), vol 44 (Old Series), p 392 [23]; (1912) 108 The Spectator 805 (18 May)
  • Pulman, George Palmer. The World's Progress: A Dictionary of Dates. New York. 1861. [24]
  • Urdang, Laurence. The World Almanac Dictionary of Dates. Longman. 1982. [25] Review: (1982) 22 RQ 101 [26]

Australia

  • John Henniker Heaton. Australian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time. 1879. [27]
  • John James Knight. In the Early Days; History and Incident of Pioneer Queensland, with Dictionary of Dates in Chronological Order. Sapsford & Co. Brisbane. 1895.

America

  • Damon, Charles Ripley. The American Dictionary of Dates, 458-1920. R G Badger. 1921.

Commodity dictionaries[edit | edit source]

  • Statistical Classification of Domestic and Foreign Commodities Exported from the United States. Commentary: [28] [29]
  • Tovarnyi slovar'. (Commodity Dictionary). Reviews and commentary: Petrov, "Commodity Dictionary", Ekonomicheskaya Gazeta, No 13, 30 October 1961, p 45; CDSP , 13 December 1961, p 46; (1962) 13 Current Digest of the Soviet Press 47; (1958) 15 Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions 210 [30] [31]; Fitzpatrick, Stalinism: New Directions, p 182 & 183
  • Szilágyi. Commodity Dictionary in Five Languages. Budapest. Közgazdasági és Jogi Könyvkiadó (Publishing House for Economics and Law). 1963 or 1964. Commentary: Books from Hungary, vols 4-6, pp 26 & 40 [32]
  • Dictionnaire des produits: appellations et caractéristiques des produits francais de consommation courante, 1960. Commentary: Walford (ed), Guide to Reference Material Supplement, 1963, p 106 [33]
  • Chūgoku Shōhin Jiten. (Chinese commodity dictionary). Tokyo. 1960. [34]

Encyclopedias[edit | edit source]

See s:Category:Encyclopedias, w:Bibliography of encyclopedias and w:Lists of encyclopedias

  • Paton, John (ed). Knowledge Encyclopedia: 1979, 1981, 1988. New Discovery Encyclopedia: 1990.
  • The Dorling Kindersley Illustrated Family Encyclopedia

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

See s:Category:Gazetteers, s:Portal:Gazetteers, w:Gazetteer#List of gazetteers and w:Category:Gazetteers

  • Gazeteer of Canada. Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names. Canadian Board on Geographical Names. Department of Mines and Technical Surveys. [35]
  • Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America. [36] Reviews: [37] [38]. Commentary: [39].
  • Durham, David L. California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Word Dancer Press. Quill Driver Books. 1998. [40]. Reviews: Rosen (1999) 78 California History 205. (1999) 37 Choice 117 (No 1, September).
  • Gazetteer of the Mountains of the State of New York [41]

Almanacs[edit | edit source]

See s:Category:Almanacs, s:Portal:Almanacs, w:List of almanacs, w:Category:Almanacs.

  • Year Book and Almanac of Newfoundland.
    • For 1896. 1895. [42]

Censuses[edit | edit source]

  • Census of New Zealand and Labrador
    • 1901 Census. Tables 2 and 3. 1903. [43]
    • 1911 Census. Table 1. 1914. [44]
    • 1921 Census. Tables 4 and 5. 1923. [45]

Pilot guides[edit | edit source]

  • Sailing Directions: Newfoundland. Canadian Hydrographic Service. [47]
  • Newfoundland Pilot. Canadian Hydrographic Service. [48]
  • Maxwell. The Newfoundland Pilot. Hydrographic Office, Admiralty. London. 1878. [49]
  • Newfoundland Pilot. HO No 73. Hydrographic Office. Governement Printing Office, Washington. 4th Ed: 1919: [50]. Sailing Directions for Newfoundland. 5th Ed: 1931: [51]

Books of facts[edit | edit source]

  • The Reader's Digest Book of Facts. 1st Ed: 1985. Reprinted with amendments: 1987: [52]. (Review: Library Journal, v 9, p 102, 1 Dec 1987, Book Verdict.) 3rd Revised Ed: 1995: [53]. GBooks: editions:nnJlLybWxbIC
  • Chambers Book of Facts
  • Crystal, David (ed). Penguin Book of Facts. 2004. 2nd Ed: 2008
  • Handy Book of Facts: Things Everyone Should Know. C.S. Hammond & Company. 1914. [54]

Series of books[edit | edit source]

See w:Category:Series of books and w:Category:Monographic series

  • George M Sinkankas, "Series" in Kent, Lancour and Daily (eds).  Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science. Volume 27. Marcel Dekker. 1979. Pages 250 to 273.
  • "Publishing in Series, 1896-1916" in Eliot, Simon (ed). History of Oxford University Press. Louis,  Wm Roger (ed). Volume 3: 1896-1970. Oxford University Press. 2013. Page 539 et seq.
  • Spiers, John. The Culture of the Publisher’s Series. Palgrave Macmillan. 2011. vol 1. vol 2.
  • Spiers, John. Serious about Series: American 'Cheap' Libraries, British 'Railway' Libraries and Some Literary Series of the 1890's. 2007. [55] [56]
  • Rooney, Paul Raphael. Railway Reading and Late-Victorian Literary Series. Routledge. 2018. [57]
  • Khan. "Monographs in series". The Principles and Practice of Library Science. 1996. Pages 207 to 209.
  • Friskney. New Canadian Library: The Ross-McClelland Years, 1952-1978. Pages 6 and 7.
  • Books in Series. R R Bowker Company. Commentary: [58]
    • Books in Series in the United States, 1966-1975. R R Bowker. 1977. Review: (1977) 14 Choice 1190 (No 8, November). Commentary: [59]
      • Books in Series Supplement: A Supplement to Books in Series in the United States, 1966-1975. 1978. [60]
    • Books in Series. 3rd Ed. 1980. [61]
    • Books in Series, 1876-1949. R R Bowker Company. 1982. [62] [63] [64]
    • Books in Series, 1985-89. [65]
  • Baer, Eleanora Agnes. Titles in Series: A Handbook for Librarians and Students. Scarecrow Press. Vol 1 (Books Published Prior to January 1953). 1953: [66]. Vol 2 (Books Published Prior to January 1957). 1957: [67]
    • 2nd Ed: 1964. Vol 1. Vol 2. Supplement to the Second Edition. 1967: [68]. Second Supplement to the Second Edition. 1971: [69]
    • 3rd Ed: 1978. Commentary: [70]
  • Ocran, Emmanuel Benjamin. Scientific & Technical Series: A Select Bibliography. 1973: [71] Review: [72]
  • Rosenberg and Nichols. Young People's Books in Series: Fiction and Non-fiction, 1975-1991. Libraries Unlimited. 1992. [73]
  • Young People's Literature in Series
  • Catalog of Reprints in Series. (sometimes called "Catalogue of Reprints in Series"). 1940 onwards. [74] [75] Commentary: [76] [77]
  • Kuitert, Lisa. Het ene boek in vele delen. De Uitgave van Literaire Series in Nederland 1850-1900. Uitgeverij de Buitenkant. Amsterdam. 1993. Commentary: [78] [79] [80] [81]

Series of classics[edit | edit source]

  • Penguin Classics (Penguin Modern Classics, Penguin English Library)
  • Oxford World Classics
  • Everyman's Library
  • Wordsworth Classics
  • Macmillan Collectors Library
  • Bantam Classics
  • Minster Classics
  • The Literary Heritage Collection (Heron Books, London. William Collins Sons & Co, Glasgow)
  • Chandos Classics
  • Temple Classics
  • Longmans Heritage of Literature Series

Russian

  • Greatest Masterpieces of Russian Literature (Heron Books, London)

SF

  • Corgi SF Collectors Library

Children's and shorter classics etc

  • Shorter Classics. Ginn and Company.
  • Ladybird Children's Classics.
  • Mini Classics. Parragon Books.
  • Bonny Books. Peter Haddock Ltd.
  • A series published by Dean & Son Ltd

Non-fiction general series[edit | edit source]

  • Oxford Companions
  • Cambridge Companions
  • Princeton Companions
  • Blackwell Companions. Wiley Blackwell Companions
  • Routledge Companions. Routledge Research Companions
  • Ashgate Companions. Ashgate Research Companions
  • Brill's Companions
  • Facts on File Companions
  • Guides to Information Sources. Bowker-Saur
  • Butterworths Guides to Information Sources.
  • Columbia Guides
  • Blackwell Guides
  • Edinburgh Critical Guides
  • Collins Reference Dictionaries
  • New Horizons. Thames and Hudson. (Découvertes Gallimard)
  • Collins Gem (see w:List of Collins GEM books)
  • Concise Encyclopedias. Collins.
  • Time Life Books (see w:Time Life#Book series)
  • Teach Yourself Books. English Universities Press.
  • Teach Yourself Books. Hodder and Stoughton.
  • Made Simple Books. W H Allen.
  • Palgrave Master Series
  • Harrap's Mini Series
  • Shire Albums. Shire Publications.
  • Fax Pax: Knowledge in a Nutshell. Fax Pax Ltd.
  • The Wonderful World Books. Macdonald and Company
  • Harper's ABC series. Includes A-B-C of Housekeeping, A-B-C of Electricity, A-B-C of Gardening and A-B-C of Manners.
  • Hamlyn Pocket Guides
  • Oxford Monograph Series
  • Study Outline Series. H W Wilson. (wikisource)
  • Helpmate Handbooks. Willow Books

University

  • University Paperbacks. Meuthen & Co
  • World Student Series. Addison Wesley
  • Unibooks. Hodder and Stoughton
  • International Student Editions. Van Nostrand Reinhold
  • Hutchinson University Library

Imprints

  • Pelican Books

Pictorials

  • Salmon Cameracolour series
  • Pitkin Pictorials

United Kingdom

  • Aspects of Britain. HMSO.

Places

Art

  • Movements in World Art. Meuthen.
  • Movements in Modern Art. Meuthen.
  • How to Draw and Paint. New Burlington.

Film

  • BFI Companions

Popular science

  • Contemporary Science Paperbacks. Oliver and Boyd.
  • Pan Piper Science Series

Science and mathematics

  • Simon and Schuster Tech Outlines
  • Schaum's Outline Series

Military

  • Illustrated Military Guides. Illustrated Guides. "An Illustrated Guide to ...". Salamander Books.
  • Combat Arms. Arco Military Books. Salamander Books. Prentice Hall Press.
  • Osprey Men-at-Arms
  • Jane's Pocket Books

Communication

  • The Library of Communication Techniques. Focal Press.
  • John Fiske (ed). Studies in Culture and Communication. Routledge.
  • The Media. Wayland.

Cookery

  • ABC series. Peter Pauper Press.

Gardening

  • Pan Piper Small Gardens Series.

Mythology

  • Series on mythology published by Southwater (imprint of Anness)

History and Geography[edit | edit source]

See also History and Geography.

  • Baker. Geography and History: Bridging the Divide. 2003. [82]
  • Darby. Relations of History and Geography: Studies in England, France and the United States. 2002. [83]

General series

  • Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography

Atlases

  • The Times Atlas of World History
  • Philip's Atlas of World History

History of geography:

  • Dunbar, Gary S. The History of Modern Geography: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works. Garland. 1985. [84]

Chronology[edit | edit source]

Centuries

  • Chronology of the 20th Century. Helicon. 1995. [85]
  • Brownstone and Franck. Timelines of the 20th Century. [86]
  • Beal. 20th Century Timeline. 1985. [87]
  • 20th Century Day by Day [88] [89]
  • Chronicle of the 20th Century [90] [91]
  • Boyle. The Chronology of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. 1826. [92]

Decades

  • Series:

Years

  • Brown, D Kinnear. History of the Year. (1884 to 1885). Catalogue.
  • The History of the Year: A Narrative of the Chief Events and Topics of Interest. 1881 to 1882. 1882 to 1883.
  • James Mason. The History of the Year 1876. [95]
  • The Annual Register. [A View of the History Politics and Literature of the Year YYYY.] 1821.
  • Giusto Traina. 428AD: An Ordinary Year at the End of the Roman Empire. [96]

Egyptology[edit | edit source]

  • Annual Egyptological Bibliography [97] [98]

Accounting[edit | edit source]

See s:Category:Accounting

Periodicals

  • The Accountant (1874 onwards)
  • Accountant's Magazine (1897 onwards) Aberdeen

Arts[edit | edit source]

  • Murray (ed).The Hutchinson Dictionary of the Arts. Helicon Publishing. 1994. Paperback Ed: 1995. Reprinted 1997.

Biography[edit | edit source]

  • Parke. Biography: Writing Lives. 2002 [99]
  • Caine. Biography and History. (Theory and History). 1st Ed: 2010, 2nd Ed: 2019 [100]

Information technology[edit | edit source]

  • Haynes, David (ed). Information Sources in Information Technology. (Guides to Information Sources). Bowker Saur. 1990. [101]

Economics[edit | edit source]

General series:

  • Dryden Press Series in Economics
  • Hurl, Bryan (ed). Studies in the UK Economy. Heinemann Educational
  • Nuffield Economics & Business. Nuffield Foundation. Longman.

Other:

  • Bannock, Baxter and Davis. The Penguin Dictionary of Economics. Penguin Books. 4th Ed: 1987. Bannock, Baxter and Rees. 1972. 2nd Ed: 1978. 3rd Ed: 1984.
  • Begg, Fischer and Dornbusch. Economics. McGraw Hill. 1984. 2nd Ed: 1987. 3rd Ed: 1991.
  • Anderton, Alain. Economics. Causeway Press. 1991.
  • Maile, Roger. Economics. (Core Business Studies). Mitchell Beazly. 1983.
  • Maunder, Myers, Wall and Miller. Economics Explained. Collins Educational. 1987. 2nd Ed: 1991.
  • Tibbitt, Andrew. A guide to A Level Economics. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1986.
  • Lipsey, Richard G. An Introduction to Positive Economics. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1963. 2nd Ed: 1966. 3rd Ed: 1971. 4th Ed: 1975. 5th Ed: 1979. 6th Ed: 1983. 7th Ed: 1989.
  • Nicolson, Walter. Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions. (Dryden Press Series in Economics). Dryden Press, Holt-Saunders. 3rd Ed: 1985. 
  • Caves and Jones. World Trade and Payments: An Introduction. Little, Brown and Company. 1973. 1977. 3rd Ed: 1981.
  • National Institute of Economic and Social Research. The UK economy. (Studies in the UK Economy). Heinemann Educational. 1990.
  • Smith, Charles. UK trade and sterling. (Studies in the UK Economy). Heinemann Educational. 1992.

Games[edit | edit source]

Chess

  • Hooper and Whyld. The Oxford Companion to Chess. Oxford University Press. 1984. Paperback: 1987.
  • Golombek, Harry. The Game of Chess. 1954. 2nd Ed: 1963. 3rd Ed: 1980.
  • Pritchard, D. Brine. The Right Way to Play Chess. 1950. 8th Ed: 1971. 10th Ed: 1974. 11th Ed: 1977.
  • Horowitz, Al. From Morphy to Fischer: A history of the World Chess Championship. B T Batsford. 1973. The World Chess Championship: A History. Macmillan. 1973.

General series

  • Batsford Chess Books
    • Discovering Chess Series. B T Batsford.

Periodicals

See Periodicals, Chess

  • British Chess Magazine

Geology[edit | edit source]

  • Read and Watson. Introduction to Geology. Macmillan Education. 1962. 2nd Ed: 1968. Volume 1: Principles. Volume 2: Earth History.

Mineralogy[edit | edit source]

  • Bibliography of Mineralogy for 1886. Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Year Ending 30 June 1887. 1889. Pages 473 to 476.
  • Battey, Maurice Hugh. Mineralogy for students. Oliver & Boyd. 1972. 2nd Ed. Longman. 1981.

Paper[edit | edit source]

See s:Category:Paper

  • Surface. Bibliography of the Pulp and Paper Industries. Forest Service. Bulletin 123. 1913. [102]
  • West. Reading List on Papermaking Materials. 1920 to 1921. [103] [104]

Books[edit | edit source]

  • British Book News [105]
  • Australasian Book News and Literary Journal. Australasian Book News and Library Journal. [106]
  • Book News. 1882 to 1918. (John Wanamaker). Called "Book News Monthly" from 1906. [107]
  • Stechert-Hafner Book News [108]
  • U.S.A. Book News [109]
  • Branch Library Book News. [110]
  • Hungarian Book Review [111]
  • Soviet Book News. (Earl Browder). 1947 [112]
  • Miniature Book News. [113]

Rare

  • Berger. Rare Books and Special Collections. American Library Association. 2014. [114]

Printed

  • Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries. vol 30 vol 31

Paperback and Paperbound[edit | edit source]

  • Swados, "Paper Books: What do they Promise?" (1953) 173 The Nation 114
  • Wagman, "The Paperbound Book Business" (1957) 9 Michigan Business Review 9 (No 5, November)

Science[edit | edit source]

  • Lafferty and Rowe. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Science. Helicon Publishing. 1993. 2nd Ed: 1998.

See also[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]