Every historian of early California is familiar with the thirty-ninevolume The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. This article takes us beyond its author(s) to the commodity chain the books represent: from their financing, labor, printing, promotion—all the way to the glue in their bindings, creating the first known environmental history of a book.
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Thomas G. Andrews; Toward an Environmental History of the Book: The Nature of Hubert Howe Bancroft's Works. Southern California Quarterly 1 April 2011; 93 (1): 33–68. doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41172555
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