The following list comprises our selection of those reference works that constitute the basic foundation of Americana bibliography. We endeavor to stock copies of many of these titles when possible, and will gladly quote availability and price.
A talk given by William Reese at a symposium at The Grolier Club in New York City on Sept. 22, 2009, entitled Books in Hard Times. The day-long conference featured panels drawn from the rare book trade, the library world, and collectors.
An essay by William S. Reese first published in the 2008 Note Book of the Walpole Society.
An essay by William S. Reese first published in the 2003 Note Book of the Walpole Society.
A file of William Reese's column for the Rare Book Review.
A Talk at the Library of Congress. By William S. Reese. Spring 2001.
A Paper read at Brown and Yale Universities and televised on CSpan. By William S. Reese.
Introduction to Stamped With a National Character An Exhibition at the Grolier Club. By William S. Reese.
Searching for New Sources in Western History. By William S. Reese.
The First Hundred Years of Printing in British North America: Printers and Collectors. A Paper read at the Annual Meeting of the American Antiquarian Society 18 October 1989. By William S. Reese.
The Printers' First Fruits. An Exhibition of American Imprints, 1640-1742, from the Collections of the American Antiquarian Society. Organized, with Introduction and Commentary, by William S. Reese.
Fighting Over the Scraps. A Talk Delivered at the Harvard Conference on Rare Book and Manuscript Libraries in the 21st Century, 1992. By William S. Reese.
The 1993 Pforzheimer Lecture. Delivered at The New York Public Library. By William S. Reese.
Collecting Herman Melville. By William S. Reese. From The Gazette of the Grolier Club, 1993.
Brand Books in the Princeton Collections of Western Americana. By William S. Reese.