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Chicago Citation Quick Guide: Book

Basic Book Format

Below is the basic format for Chicago style notes and bibliography entries.

Note

Author First Name Last Name, Title (Location: Publisher, Date), page numbers.

Bibliography

Author Last Name, First Name. Title. Location: Publisher, Date.

Book with One Author

Note

Jack P. Greene, The Constitutional Origins of the American Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 223.

Bibliography

Greene, Jack P. The Constitutional Origins of the American Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Book with More than One Author

For books with more than one author, list the authors in the order they appear.

Note

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens: the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (London: Corgi Books, 2019), 104.

Bibliography

Pratchett, Terry, and Neil Gaiman. Good Omens: the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch. London: Corgi Books, 2019.

 

Book with Author and Editor

Note

Walt Whitman, The Correspondence of Walt Whitman, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller. (New York: New York University Press, 1977), 89.

Bibliography

Whitman, Walt. The Correspondence of Walt Whitman, edited by Edwin Haviland Miller. New York: New York University Press, 1977.