Current Issue (Winter 2018)

In the Winter 2018 issue we have:

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Musings on 50 Albemarle Street John R Murray

The Invention of Rare Books Robert Harding

The Jolly Roger: Lady Chatterley’s Lover and its Pirated Editions Richard Owen

A Dibdin Rarity: George Lewis’s ‘Remarks’ on his Dispute with Thomas Frognall Dibdin Marie Korey

Hidden in Plain View: Decoration and Double Meaning in the English Private Library Ed Potten

Unwin’s ‘Poppies’ Series Paul McGrane

James Weatherup’s Great Find: the Discovery, Identification and Sale of a Copy of the Bay Psalm Book Anthony S. Drennan

Voyages of an Eton Librarian Stephanie Coane

The Evolution of Prize Bindings 1870-1940: their Design and Typography Lauren Alex O’Hagan

Pindar and Theocritus in the 16th Century Nicolas Barker

Anglo-Saxon at the British Library A.S.G. Edwards

Hanckwitz’s Essay on Engraving and Copper-plate Printing Roger Gaskell

The AIB’s Northern Tour Anthony Davis

A Bindings by John Winstanley of Manchester on The Monastery of Saint Werburgh English and Foreign Bookbindings 136 David Knott


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