French Books III & IV complete a comprehensive bibliographical survey of all books published in France in the first age of print. It lists over 40,000 editions printed in France in languages other than French during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries together with bibliographical references, an introduction and indexes. It draws on the analysis of over 3,000 collections situated in libraries throughout the world. French Books will be an invaluable research tool for all students and scholars interested in the history, culture and literature of France, as well as historians of the early modern book world.
Andrew Pettegree, D. Phil. (Oxford, 1984), is Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of a number of books on the European Reformation and the European book world.
Malcolm Walsby, Ph.D. (2001) in History, is a lecturer at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of
The Counts of Laval. Culture, Patronage and Religion (Ashgate, 2007) and
The Printed Book in Brittany, 1484-1600 (Brill, 2011).
Scholars and researchers interested in the history, culture and literature of sixteenth-century France, as well as librarians and bibliographers in France and in the major research libraries worldwide.