Sample Pages and Indexes

These are sample bibliographic entries and index pages from The Night Before Christmas: A Descriptive Bibliography of Clement Clarke Moore’s Immortal Poem, by Nancy H. Marshall. (Click on the images to see a larger version.)

There are 1,001 entries in the book, each with full bibliographic and physical descriptions. Shown is the first page with entries #1 – #4, the earliest appearances of the poem.

This page illustrates the placement of one of 80 black/white images throughout the book. Each image used has either an entry number from whence it came, or has its own caption.

These two pages are illustrative of the seven different indexes which appear in the book: Author-Editor-Compiler, Format, General, Illustrator-Artist-Engraver-Designer-Typographer, Publisher-Printer, Series, and Title. The indexes were generated electronically from twenty-five sort fields in the database used to create the bibliographic entries.