Clarendon Building
Detail of the Sheldonian Theatre from David Loggan (1635-1700), Oxonia illustrata (1675).


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David Rundle
8 May 2017 - 5:15pm
Christ Church Upper Library

The Oxford Bibliographical Society was founded in 1922 to encourage bibliographical research. Membership of the Society is available, on application, to all those interested in manuscripts, printed books and the arts and trades connected with them. Members may attend all the meetings, visits as appropriate, and receive the publications for the years of their membership free.

If you are interested in joining or re-joining the Society, please see the How to Join page.

Registered Charity Number 1162319.

Latest News

OBS publications are now available from Blackwell's Rare Books

The Oxford Bibliographical Society's publications are now available from Blackwell's Rare Books in Oxford. 

Blackwell's will fulfil orders for new publications, and for those from the back-list, to members (at the special members' prices), non-members, institutions and the book-trade.  To order Monographs and titles from the Occasional Publications series please contact:

Blackwell's Rare Books
48-51 Broad Street

Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts of The Queen's College

The Oxford Bibliographical Society is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of the first in its Special Series of Manuscript Catalogues. The volume is Peter Kidd’s much-anticipated Descriptive Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts of The Queen’s College, Oxford. The volume retails at £90 but is free to members, existing and new (annual subscription: £20). In addition, to mark its publication, for orders placed before Monday 30 January 2017, non-members can purchase the volume at a reduced rate of £70.

Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles

Under a new concordat between the Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles and the Oxford Bibliographical Society, members of one society are invited to attend the meetings of the other. The meetings of the Bibliophiles will be listed on the OBS website, along with our own, from the beginning of this coming term (Michaelmas 2016).