John Hinks is a former public library director and an Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Urban History at the University of Leicester, UK, with research interests in early modern print culture and book-trade networks. He is also Chair of the Printing Historical Society, a member of the Council of the Bibliographical Society, Visiting Research Fellow in Printing History at Birmingham City University, UK, and reviews editor of the journal Publishing History. He is also co-editor (with Catherine Feely) of Historical Networks in the Book Trade (2016).Catherine Armstrong is Lecturer in Modern History at Loughborough University, UK, working on the relationship between Britain and her North American colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Her latest monograph is Landscape and Identity in North America’s Southern Colonies 1660–1745 (2013). She is also a book historian and chairs the Book History Research Network and the Print Networks conference committee. She is also, with Simon Eliot, co-editor of the journal Publishing History.