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. Over forty awards have been made since the Medal Fund was established in 1929 and recipients since 1990 have been Nicolas Barker, Bernhard Fabian, Lotte Hellinga, Don McKenzie, David McKitterick, Henri-Jean Martin, Paul Needham, Mirjam Foot, G. Thomas Tanselle, James Mosley, James P. Carley, and Michael Twyman. A full list of all Medallists will be found on the Society’s website at

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