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An international and interdisciplinary series which explores the interaction between the history of the book and other areas of research. Oxford, Weston Library, Visiting Scholars' Centre (VSC) - Hilary Term, Fridays 2.15. Convenor: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College and 15cBOOKTRADE)

History of the Book 2017-2019 Oxford University

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An international and interdisciplinary series which explores the interaction between the history of the book and other areas of research. Oxford, Weston Library, Visiting Scholars' Centre (VSC) - Hilary Term, Fridays 2.15. Convenor: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College and 15cBOOKTRADE)

    15cHEBRAICA: Capturing the former owners of Hebrew incunabula and their annotations in the Material Evidence in Incunabula (MEI) database

    15cHEBRAICA: Capturing the former owners of Hebrew incunabula and their annotations in the Material Evidence in Incunabula (MEI) database

    Marco Bertagna gives a talk for the History of the Book seminar series on 1st March 2019.

    • 40 min
    Scottish and British Authors Published Abroad 1470-1700

    Scottish and British Authors Published Abroad 1470-1700

    Jane Stevenson, Senior research Fellow, Campion Hall, Oxford, gives a talk fo the History of the Book seminar series on 1st February 2019.

    • 34 min
    Bumble-Bee Witches and the Reading of Dreams: Spectacular and Speculative Marginalia in a Renaissance Reader’s Montaigne

    Bumble-Bee Witches and the Reading of Dreams: Spectacular and Speculative Marginalia in a Renaissance Reader’s Montaigne

    Earle Havens (Johns Hopkins), gives the first talk in the new term for the Centre for the Study of the Book on Friday 18th January 2019.

    • 48 min
    Digital Typography - Did you mean incurable? Searching and Finding Incunabula in the World Wide Web

    Digital Typography - Did you mean incurable? Searching and Finding Incunabula in the World Wide Web

    Dr Falk Eisermann (Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, Staatsbibliothek, Berlin), gives a talk for the History of the Book Seminar series on 9th March 2018.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    History of Art - The De Spira Brothers vrs. Nicolaus Jenson, 1469-1472: A Rivalry Traced through Hand-illuminated Copies of their Editions

    History of Art - The De Spira Brothers vrs. Nicolaus Jenson, 1469-1472: A Rivalry Traced through Hand-illuminated Copies of their Editions

    Professor Lilian Armstrong (Wellesley College) gives a talk for the History of the Book seminar series on 2nd March 2018.

    • 53 min
    Trade - Merchants' books of Venice and Florence

    Trade - Merchants' books of Venice and Florence

    Dr Irene Ceccherini (Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies, Bodleian Library, Dilts Research Fellow in Palaeography, Lincoln College, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the Seminar in the History of the Book on 9th February 2017.

    • 37 min

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