The Illustrated Inventory of Paul Revere's works
at the American Antiquarian Society - Bibliography
Books and Articles:
Agresto, John. “Art and Historical Truth: The Boston Massacre.” Journal of Communication 29.4 (1979): 170-174.
Allen, Charles Dexter. American Book-plates. New York: Macmillan, 1894.
Barnhill, Georgia B. Bibliography on American Prints of the Seventeenth Through the Nineteenth Centuries. New Castle, Del: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.
---. Prints of New England. Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1991.
Bialostocki, Jan, and Jaroslaw Pelenski. “Art and Politics: 1770-1830." American & European Revolutions, 1776-1848: Sociopolitical & Ideological Aspects. 363-393. 1980.
Boston Prints and Printmakers, 1670-1775: A Conference Held by the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1 and 2 April 1971. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts; distributed by the University Press of Virginia [Charlottesville, VA], 1973.
Brigham, Clarence S. Paul Revere's Engravings. New York: Atheneum, 1969. Reprinted.
Bruce-Mitford, Miranda. The Illustrated Book of Signs & Symbols. New York: DK Pub, 1996.
Bullock, Steven C. Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
Butler, William E. American bookplates. London, UK: Primrose Hill Press, 2000.
Casper, Scott. “The Boston Massacre: Paul Revere’s most famous engraving transformed a minor colonial melee into a revolutionary cause celebre.” American History 43.3 (2008): 22.
Forbes, Esther. Paul Revere and the World He Lived in. Boston, Mass: Houghton Mifflin, 1942; 1988.
Goss, Elbridge H. The Life of Colonel Paul Revere. Boston: Gregg Press, 1972.
“Illustrated Americana of the Revolution.” Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 7.3 (1892): 371-380.
Jones, Michael Wynn. The cartoon history of the American Revolution. New York, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, c1975.
Karshan, Donald H. “American Printmaking, 1670-1968.” Art in America 56.4 (1968): 22-55.
Korshak, Yvonne. “The Liberty Cap as a Revolutionary Symbol in America and France” in Smithsonian Studies in American Art. Vol. 1, No. 2 (Autumn, 1987), pp. 52-69.
Martello, Robert. “Paul Revere’s Last Ride: The Road to Rolling Copper.” Journal of the Early Republic 20.2 (2000): 219-239.
---. Midnight Ride, Industrial Dawn: Paul Revere and the Growth of American Enterprise. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Miller, Joel J. The Revolutionary Paul Revere. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, c2010.
Newman, Eric P. The Early Paper Money of America: Colonial Currency, 1696 - 1810. Iola, WI : Krause Publications, c1997.
Pierce, Simon. “Freemason Symbols.” Masonic Education. 2007-11. 28 Jan. 2011. <http://www.masonic-lodge-of-education.com/freemason-symbols.html>
Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society. Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1843-2009. [Note: refer to Index entry for ‘Revere, Paul’ on page 444].
Reilly, Elizabeth C. A Dictionary of Colonial American Printers’ Ornaments and Illustrations. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1975.
Schlesinger, Arthur M. “Liberty Tree: A Genealogy” in The New England Quarterly. Vol. 25, No. 4 (Dec., 1952), pp. 435-458.
Selesky, Harold. “Paul Revere.” Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History. Ed. Harold E. Selesky. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2006.
Steblecki, Edith J. Paul Revere and Freemasonry. [Boston, MA] : Paul Revere Memorial Association, c1985.
Stephens, Frederic G, and M D. George. Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. London: by order of the Trustees, 1870.
Swan, Bradford F. Indian’s an Indian, or, The several sources of Paul Revere’s engraved portrait of King Philip. Providence, RI: Roger Williams Press, 1959.
Thomas, Peter D.G. The American Revolution. The English Satirical Print 1600-1832. Series. Cambridge, UK; Alexandria, VA: Chadwyck-Healey, 1986.
Triber, Jayne E. A True Republican: the life of Paul Revere. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998.
Wright, Esmond. “An Artisan of Revolution: Paul Revere.” History Today 25.6 (1975): 401.
York, Neil Longley. “Rival Truths, Political Accommodation, and the Boston “Massacre.” Massachusetts Historical Review 11. (2009): 57-95.
Young, Alfred F, and Harvey J. Kaye. Liberty Tree: Ordinary People and the American Revolution. New York: New York University Press, 2006.
Links to other Revere holding institutions and repositories:
Boston Athenaeum http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/
Commonwealth Museum http://www.sec.state.ma.us/mus/museum/index.htm
Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts http://www.massfreemasonry.org/
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html
Massachusetts Archives http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/
Massachusetts Historical Society http://www.masshist.org/
Museum of Fine Art, Boston http://www.mfa.org/
National Gallery, Washington D.C. http://www.nga.gov/
Paul Revere House http://www.paulreverehouse.org/
Worcester Art Museum http://www.worcesterart.org/
[Detail from William Breck Trade Card Box 1 Folder 11]
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