H-70. The History of the Book in America, c.1700–1830 - Advance Reading List
Amory, Hugh and David D. Hall, eds. A History of the Book in America, Volume 1: The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World. Worcester & Cambridge: American Antiquarian Society & Cambridge University Press, 2000; reprinted in paper by University of North Carolina Press). See especially chapters 1 and 3 (by Hugh Amory), chapter 2 (by David Hall), chapters 6 and 8 (by James Green), and chapter 7 (by Calhoun Winton).
Gross, Robert A. and Mary Kelley, eds. A History of the Book in America, Volume 2: An Extensive Republic: Print, Culture, and Society in the New Nation, 1790–1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. See especially Introduction (by Robert Gross) and chapter 2 (by James Green).
Joyce, William L., et al., eds. Printing and Society in Early America. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1983. See especially pp. 48–185.
Remer, Rosalind, Printers and Men of Capital: Philadelphia Book Publishers and the New Republic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996.
Silver, Rollo G. The American Printer, 1787–1825. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1967.
Wroth, Lawrence C. The Colonial Printer. Portland: Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1938.