- Notes on Contributors
John Barnard is Emeritus Professor of English Literature, School of English, University of Leeds. He has published on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century book history and the second generation Romantics.
William Cole lives in Sitges, a seaside town near Barcelona, Spain. He is an expert in art and rare-book connoisseurship and is a university professor. His last two books are First and Otherwise Notable Editions of Medieval French Texts Printed from 1742 to 1874: A Bibliographical Catalogue of My Collection (Sitges, 2005) and The Illustrated Books and Print Portfolios of Masafumi Yamamoto: A Catalogue Raisonné (Sitges, 2008).
Caroline Duroselle-Melish is the Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Early Modern Books and Prints at the Folger Shakespeare Library. She has been working for a number of years on Ulisse Aldrovandi, the production of his natural encyclopaedia, and print culture in Bologna in the late sixteenth century.
David Lines is Reader in Italian Studies at the University of Warwick. A specialist in Renaissance philosophy and intellectual history, he has been studying the cultural life of Bologna for many years and is completing a monograph on the changing configuration of the disciplines in the University of Bologna’s Faculty of Arts and Medicine, c. 1405–1713.
Germaine Warkentin is Professor Emeritus of English in the University of Toronto.
A. S. G. Edwards is Professor, Medieval English Manuscripts at the University of Kent.
Tom Lockwood is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Birmingham.
Scott Mandelbrote is Fellow, Perne and Ward Librarian, and Director of Studies in History at Peterhouse, Cambridge.
David Pearson is Director of Libraries, Archives, and the Guildhall Art Gallery in the City of London. He is a Past President of the Bibliographical Society and has written extensively on the history of bookbinding and private libraries. [End Page 222]