An
Unofficial Don McKenzie
Bibliography

Last updated: 17 March 2002
 



Curiously, Professor McKenzie's surname has not always been treated by cataloguers with the bibliographical consistency that it
deserves - the British Library's on-line catalogues lists both a Donald Francis McKenzie and a Donald Francis MacKenzie.

A full bibliography of McKenzie's writings is available in Making Meaning (2002) - see below.


Published Books:

Stationers' Company Apprentices 1605-1640 (Charlottesville, Virginia: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1961)

An early printing house at work: some notes for bibliographers (Wellington, NZ: The Wai-te-ata Press, 1965) [A paper delivered both at the University of Illinois and the University of California, Los Angeles, in May 1963]

The Cambridge University Press, 1696-1712: A Bibliographical Study (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1966), 2 volumes.

[with M.P. Allum] F.R. Leavis; A Check-List, 1924-1964 (London: Chatto & Windus, 1966)

[Editor, with J.C. Ross] A Ledger of Charles Ackers: Printer of the London Magazine (Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1968)

[Editor] Robert Tailor (fl.1614), The hogge hath lost his pearl (Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Malone Society, 1972)

Stationers' Company Apprentices 1641-1700 (Oxford: The Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1974)

Stationers' Company Apprentices 1701-1800 (Oxford: The Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1978)

[with K.A. Coleridge] Printing, bookselling & their allied trades in New Zealand circa 1900: extracts from the Cyclopaedia of New Zealand compiled as materials towards a history (Wellington, NZ: The Wai-te-ata Press, 1980)

Oral Culture, Literacy and Print in Early New Zealand: The Treaty of Waitangi (Wellington, NZ: Victoria University Press, 1985) [Based on his 1983 Presidential address to the Bibliographical Society, published in 1984]

Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts: The Panizzi Lectures 1985 (London: The British Library, 1986) [A French translation, La bibliographie et la sociologie des textes, was published in Paris in 1991, with a preface by Roger Chartier]

[editor] Poet as/Poet to/ Printer: Letters from Denis Glover to John Jonson (Stuttgart, 1987)

[Edited by Peter D. McDonald and Michael F. Suarez, S.J] Making Meaning: "Printers of the Mind" and other Essays (Amherst: University of Massachussetts Press, 2002) - to include: introduction by editors; "Printers of the Mind" (1969); "Indenting the Stick" (1973); "Stretching a Point" (1984); "The London Book Trade in 1668" (1974); "The London Book Trade in 1644" (1992); "Trading Places? England 1689-France 1789" (1998); "The Staple of News" (1973); "Typography and Meaning" (1981); "Speech-Manuscript-Print" (1990); "What's Past is Prologue" (1993); "Our Textual Definition of the Future" (1988); full bibliography of McKenzie's writing.

[editor with John Barnard, assisted by Maureen Bell] The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: Volume IV 1557-1695 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Pres 2002)


Published Articles:
"Apprenticeship in the Stationers' Company, 1555-1640" in The Library, 5th series, vol. xiii, 1958 (December), pp.292-299

"Compositor B's role in The Merchant of Venice, Q2, 1619" in Studies in Bibliography: Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, vol. xii, 1959, pp.75-90

"Shakespeare punctuation - a new beginning" in Review of English Studies, n.s., vol. 10, 1959, pp.361-70

"The Writings of Sir Walter Greg, 1949-59" in The Library, vol. xv, 1960, pp.42-6

"Two bills for printing, 1620-2" in The Library, vol. xv, 1960, pp. 128-32

"Printers' perks: papers windows and copy money" in The Library, vol. xv, 1960, pp.288-91

[with J.S.L. Gilmour] "Untraced MSS. etc. relating to Cambridge institutions" in The Book Collector, vol. ix, 1960, p.79.

"A List of Printers' Apprentices 1605-1640" in Studies in Bibliography: Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, vol xiii, 1960, pp.109-135.

"Press figures: a case-history of 1701-1703 [Suidae Lexicon, 1705]" in Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, vol. iii, 1959/1963, pp.32-44

"Notes on printing at Cambridge c. 1590" in Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, vol. iii, 1959/1963, pp.96-103

"The author of Tables for purchasing leases attributed to Sir Isaac Newton [i.e. George Mabbut]" in Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, vol. iii, 1959/1963, pp.165-6

"Shakespeare's Dream of Knowledge" in Landfall: A New Zealand Quarterly, vol. 18, 1964, pp.40-48

"Samuel Richardson, Mr. W., and Lady T" in Notes and Queries, vol. 11, 1964, pp. 299-300

"Printers of the Mind: Some Notes on Bibliographical Theories and Printing-House Practices" in Studies in Bibliography: Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, vol. 22, 1969, pp. 1-75

"A Cambridge playhouse of 1638" in Renaissance Drama, n.s., vol.3, 1970, pp.263-72

"The Staple of News and the Late Plays", in A Celebration of Ben Jonson: papers presented at the University of Toronto in October 1972, ed. by William Blissett, Julian Patrick and Richard W. Van Fossen (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973), pp. 83-128

"To Bishop the Balls" in Notes and Queries, vol. 23, 1976, pp.107-108

"Congreve and Control of the Printed Text" - report by Nicolas Barker on McKenzie's Sandars Lectures, in Times Literary Supplement, 24 September, 1976, p. 1221

"The London Book Trade in 1668" in Words, 4, 1974 (January), pp.75-92

"When Congreve Made a Scene" in Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, vol. 7, 1979, pp. 338-342

"Milton's Printers: Matthew, Mary and Samuel Simmons" in Milton Quarterly, vol. 14, 1980, pp. 87-91

"Dealers in Book outside the Stationers' Company, c.1685" in Factotum, no. 8, April 1980, pp. 12-13

"Typography and Meaning: The Case of William Congreve" in Giles Barber & Bernard Fabian,eds., Buch und Buchhandel in Euriopa im Achtzehnten Jahrhundert (Hamburg: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell & Co., 1981), pp. 81-125

"John Milton, Alexander Turnbull and Kathleen Coleridge" in Turnbull Library Record, n.s., vol. 14, 1981, pp.106-11

"Printing In England from Caxton to Milton" in Boris Ford, ed., The New Pelican Guide to English Literature, Volume 2: The Age of Shakespeare (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1982), pp. 207-226.

"The Sociology of a Text: Orality, Literacy and Print in early New Zealand" in The Library, 6th series, vol. VI, pp. 333-365 [Based on his Presidential address to the Bibliographical Society, delivered on Feb 15, 1983: "Two early New Zealand Printers: Colenso and Coupland Harding"]

"Stretching a Point: Or, the Case of the Spaced-out Comps" in Studies in Bibliography: Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, vol. 37, 1984, pp. 106-121.

"Six Readings in a Recent Edition of Congreve's Comedies" in Notes and Queries, vol. 31, no.3, 1984 (September), pp.373-376

"'The Game of Quadrille. An Allegory': A Congreve Attribution" in The Book Collector, vol. 34, no.2, 1985 (Summer) pp. 209-213.

"The Sociology of a Text: Oral Culture, Literacy and Print in Early New Zealand" in Peter Burke & Roy Porter, eds., The Social History of Language (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987), pp.161-197 [Based on his 1983 Presidential address to the Bibliographical Society, which was published in 1984]

"Speech-Manuscript-Print" in Library Chronicle of the University of Texas , vol. 20, no.1-2, 1990, pp.86-109

"The London Book Trade in 1644" in John Horden, ed., Bibliographia: Lectures 1975-1988 by recipients of The Marc Fitch Prize for Bibliography (Oxford: Leopard's Head Press, 1992), pp.130-152

"The Economies of Print, 1550-1750: Scales of Production and Conditions of Constraint" in Produzione e Commercio della Carta e del Libro secc. XIII-XVIII. Instituto Internazionale di Storia Economia 'F. Dantini' , Prato - Serie II: Alti delle Settimare di Studi'e altri Convegni 23 (Prato: Le Monnier, 1992), pp.389-425

"History of the Book" in Peter Davison, ed., The Book Encompassed: Studies in Twentieth-Century Bibliography (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992), pp.290-301

'What's Past is Prologue': The Bibliographical Society and History of the Book. Bibliographical Society Centenary Lecture, 14 July 1992 (London: Bibliographical Society, 1993)

"Robert Coupland Harding on Design in Typography" in Ross Harvey, Wallace Kirsop & B.J. McMullin, eds., An Index of Civilisation: Studies of Printing and Publishing History in Honour of Keith Maslen (Clayton, Victoria, Australia: Center for Bibliographical and Textual Studies, Monash University: 1993), pp. 187-205

"Stationers' Company Liber A: An Apologia" in Robin Myers & Michael Harris, eds., The Stationers' Company and the Book Trade 1550-1990 (Winchester: St Paul's Bibliographies, 1997), pp.35-63

"Trading places? England 1689 - France 1789", in The Darnton debate: Books and revolution in the eighteenth century, ed. by Haydn T. Mason (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 1998)

"William Congreve in Dutch (1695) and his travels abroad (1700)", in The Library, 6th ser., vol. 21, no.1 (1999), pp.67-71


Unpublished:
"The Cambridge University Press 1696-1712: a bibliographical study." Ph.D. diss., University of Cambridge, 1961.

The London Book Trade in the Later Seventeenth Century: Sandars Lectures, Cambridge, 1976. Consisting of I. "Poetry, Politics and Press" (May 6) ; II. "Evidence and Inference" (May 11); and III. "Trade and Text: Tonson and Congreve" (May 13).
[Reviews were published in the TLS, 24 Sept 1976, p.1221 and The Library, 5th ser. 33 (1978), pp.242-246. Typescript copies of the lectures themselves were deposited at the British Library, the Bodleian Library and the English Faculty Library at Oxford, Cambridge University Library and (I believe) the Library of the St Bride Institute. For more information, follow this link.]

A Chronology and Calendar of Documents relating to the London Book Trade 1641-1714, 1976.
[Typescript copies were deposited at the British Library, the Bodleian Library, Cambridge University Library and (I believe) the Library of the St Bride Institute.]

Lyell Lectures, Oxford, 1988. Consisting of I. "Textual Evidence"; II. "Speech-Manuscript-Print"; III. "Censorship"; IV. "Simmons"; and, V. "Trading Places".
[I am not aware of this typescript being deposited at any libraries]

The Integrity of William Congreve: Clark Lectures, Cambridge, 1997. Consisting of 3 lectures.
[A typescript copy has been deposited at the Bodleian Library - shelfmark: M97.C01782.]


Forthcoming:
[With M. Bell] An edition of the Chronology and Calendar... 1641-1714 - anticipated date of publication (by Oxford University Press) is 2001

An edition of Liber A, from the Records of the Stationers' Company



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