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Council’s Choice for December 2023

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council, initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President. Earlier posts can be found at Council’s Choice. December 2023The Wasserzeicheninformationssystem (WZIS): an international database of early watermarksAlthough among watermark aficionados there is still no substitute for Gerhard Piccard’s [...]

2023-11-30T18:46:14+00:00November 30, 2023|Council's choice|

Gold Medal awarded to Peter Blayney

The Bibliographical Society is delighted to announce the presentation of its Gold Medal to Professor Peter Blayney last night at its monthly meeting at the Society of Antiquaries in London.The full list of the Society's Gold Medallists can be seen at https://bibsoc.org.uk/about/gold-medallists/

2023-11-26T19:12:58+00:00November 22, 2023|News|

Bibliographical Society research grants for 2024

Every year The Bibliographical Society makes a number of major grants to those engaged in bibliographical research (for example, book history, textual transmission, publishing, printing, bookbinding, book-ownership and book-collecting). In 2023 a range of subjects were supported, including a study of women printers and the London book trade 1640-1670, carbon-dating of [...]

2023-11-17T09:40:32+00:00November 17, 2023|News|

Council’s Choice for November 2023

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council, initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President. Earlier posts can be found at Council’s Choice. Reformation Cardinal: Reginald Pole in 16th-Century Italy and England Cardinal Reginald Pole (1500–1558) has long deserved a better press. Elizabethan propagandists handed [...]

2023-11-03T11:22:47+00:00November 1, 2023|Council's choice|

Welcome to the new BibSoc web site

The Bibliographical Society is pleased to announce the conversion of the Society’s website (www.bibsoc.org.uk) to a new host and technology. The new host is IONOS, the company we have used for years to manage our domain. The new technology is WordPress, which will be a lot easier to modify and [...]

2023-10-30T08:44:17+00:00October 27, 2023|News|

Council’s Choice for October 2023

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council. A series initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President. The choice for October 2023 is by Council member Giles Bergel who writes about the British Book Trade Index. Read this month's Council's Choice where links to [...]

2023-10-27T09:39:22+01:00October 13, 2023|Council's choice|

Council’s Choice for September 2023

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council. A series initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President. The choice for September 2023 is by Council member Daryl Green who writes about ‘Richard Sharpe’s Libraries and Books in Medieval England’. Read this month’s Council’s Choice [...]

2023-10-28T07:53:34+01:00September 1, 2023|Council's choice|

Council’s Choice for August 2023

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council. A series initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President. The choice for August 2023 is by Council member Gabriel Sewell who writes about ‘Columbus Letters, Stolen, Detected and Returned‘. Read this month’s Council’s Choice where links [...]

2023-10-14T10:24:45+01:00July 30, 2023|Council's choice|

Council’s Choice for July 2023

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council. A series initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President. The choice for July 2023 is by Council member Justin Croft who  considers bibliographical aspects of the riddle 'What’s black and white and re[a]d all over?' Read [...]

2023-10-14T10:27:50+01:00July 18, 2023|Council's choice|

The Society’s Gold Medal

From time to time the Society awards a Gold Medal for distinguished services to bibliography. Over forty awards have been made since the first in 1929. We are delighted that the recipient this year is Professor Peter Blayney, the world’s leading authority on printing and the book trade in early-modern [...]

2023-11-26T16:09:08+00:00July 14, 2023|News|

Council’s Choice for June 2023

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council. A series initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President. The choice for June 2023 is by Past President Kristian Jensen who writes about the digitisation of the British Library’s catalogues of incunabula in ‘BMC goes online‘. [...]

2023-10-14T10:28:55+01:00June 2, 2023|Council's choice|

Council’s choice for May 2023

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council. A series initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President. The choice for May 2023 is by member of Council Anke Timmermann. She writes about ‘M. R. James’s Catalogue of Western manuscripts in Trinity College Library, Cambridge [...]

2023-10-14T10:29:57+01:00May 8, 2023|Council's choice|
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