To find scholarly works on the textual and publishing history of a particular work or the works of a particular author, in the Library's catalog, add the term
or the term "facsimilie edition" to the author name when you search.
Add the term "bibliography" to a subject search on your work to pull up authoritative comprehensive bibliographies on the work which you would expect to include works on textual history as well as criticism.
Add the subject term "authorship" to your work or to your author as a subject; e.g.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Authorship
add the subject term "criticism, textual" to your author as a subject; e.g.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- Criticism, Textual.