Universities in USA started the trend in the 1930s with the A. Edward Newton Student Book Collecting Competition at Swarthmore College; the first endowed, and longest-running book collecting prize. The number of prizes picked up in the 1960s. Fifty years later, Book Collecting competitions finally...
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The Book Collector is using our Spring 2019 issue to celebrate Women: women writers, women collectors and women readers. This month’s online article looks at women readers through the eyes of Holbrook Jackson; the Fabian Socialist, writer and journalist who in the 1930s wrote an article for Book...
Winter 2018, Bibliographic Notes and Queries, Query 528: An Engraved Title-Page for Noel van Barlement, Dictionariolum et colloquia, 1662.
A recent article on Noel Van Barlement and his Colloquia et dictionariolum carried an illustration of the engraved title-page to the 1632 Amsterdam edition,...
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