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Bibliographical Society Gold Medal

From time to time the Society awards a Gold Medal for distinguished services to bibliography to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the subject and the furtherance of the Society’s aims. Forty-four awards have been made since the Medal Fund was established in 1929 and [...]

2023-11-09T17:01:54+00:00January 28, 2019|News|

The Stationers’ Company opens its new Archive facility

The official opening of the Stationers’ Company’s new archive room and reading room took place on 10th November 2017, and  represented a milestone in improving access to its unique and priceless archive, both for members of the Company and the general public. Thanks to the generosity of Liverymen Duncan Spence [...]

2023-11-09T17:03:01+00:00November 16, 2017|News|


The Society's library has recently been moved from the University of London to the University of Essex where the books will soon be available for consultation again. Please note that the move of the library means that members of the Society can no longer gain access to Senate House Library [...]

2023-11-09T17:03:54+00:00August 8, 2017|News|


The Society's Annual General Meeting will be held at The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 October 2017.

2023-11-09T17:03:59+00:00July 18, 2017|News|

Mania and Imagination: Perils and pleasures of the private collector

The Society would like to bring to the attention of the membership the following conference: Mania and Imagination: Perils and pleasures of the private collector, present and future The conference will take place at King's College, Cambridge 18-19 June 2016. More information is available online at: http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/conferences/mania_imagination.html    

2024-01-12T13:21:02+00:00May 13, 2016|News|

Tickets to the Olympia Book Fair – Now Available

Bibliographical Society members are eligible to receive free tickets to the upcoming London International Antiquarian Book Fair at Olympia. One of the world’s largest and most prestigious rare book shows, it will take place in London’s beautiful Olympia National Hall between the 26th and 28th of May. Visitors can view [...]

2024-01-08T11:20:01+00:00February 1, 2016|News|

Virtual Issue 2 of ‘The Library’ Now Available

The Library is happy to announce the second of its annual 'Virtual Issues'. Each issue comprises a retrospective gathering of key articles in a particular field that have appeared in the pages of The Library since the journal’s first appearance. This virtual issue looks at Private Libraries and is guest [...]

2023-11-09T17:05:28+00:00December 17, 2015|News|
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