Major Grants awarded 2016/17

The Council of the Society agreed on 21 February 2017 to make the following awards:


One Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Research Fellowship

£3900 to Dr Sara Barker: ‘The changing (type)face of news – formatting in early modern French and English news pamphlets’.


One Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Research Scholarship

£1387 to Dr Elma Brenner :‘Thomas Le Forestier and Early Medical Printing in Rouen’.


Major Grants:

£1000 to Anne Gielas: ‘The Genesis of Commercial Scientific Editorship in Britain and the German lands, 1770s-1830s’

£1920 to Dr Shanti Graheli ‘French Libraries in the Long Renaissance’ (Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association Award).

£1700 to Dr Nina Lamal: ‘Italian engagement with serial news publications in the seventeenth century (1639-1700)’.

£1353 to Mrs Aurelie Martin: ‘Bindings found on John Baskerville’s editions from American Collections’ (Fredson Bowers Award).

£650 to Mr Ernesto Eduardo Oyarbide: ‘The first Count of Gondomar’s library and diplomatic practice’

£905 to Dr Devani Singh: ‘The transmission and circulation of Chaucer’s portrait in the early modern period’ (Barry Bloomfield Award).