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Michael Winship, Iris Howard Regents Professor of English II at the University of Texas at Austin, edited the final three volumes of the nine-volume Bibliography of American Literature. He is the author of American Literary Publishing in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The Business of Ticknor and Fields (1995) and has published widely on the nineteenth-century American book and publishing trades. He is an editor and contributor to The Industrial Book, 1840-1880 (volume 3 in the History of the Book in America series) and served on that series' editorial board. He has taught annually in RBS since 1983.