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


Next event

Elizabeth Savage
19 October 2015 - 5:15pm
Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, Broad Street

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 the Society, please see the How to Join page.

Registered Charity Number 1162319.

Latest News

Book Trade History Conference announced

Applications are now open for the 37th Conference on Book Trade History, Words on Paper: Transmission in Manuscript and Print, from the Fifteenth Century,  to be held in London’s Stationers’ Hall on 29/30th November 2015.  Conference delegates will also have the rare opportunity for a guided tour of the world-famous College of Arms.

An application form and full details can be viewed here:

Registration as a Charity

The Oxford Bibliographical Society has now been registered as a charity, with the Registered Charity Number 1162319.


The Annual General Meeting of 17 June 2015 has been moved (from the McKenna Room at Christ Church) to:

The Sir Charles Frank Lecture Theatre at Lincoln College’s EPA Centre on Museum Road, Oxford.

The annual accounts have now been examined and passed by the Auditor and will be available at the meeting. They are also available here.