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Grant award 2015

The first OBS Grant has now been awarded to Katherine A. Krick, PhD candidate in the Department of History at Durham University, to fund her research trip to Oxford. Ms Krick is working on the content, visual arrangement, typography and production of the service-books of the medieval church in England and their relationships to the 1549 Book of Common Prayer. In Oxford Ms Crick will examine primary sources at the Bodleian Library and Brasenose College.


Annual General Meeting: Venue Change

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.

Next Lecture: John Fell's "New Year Books", Monday 15 June.

John Fell's "New Year Books"

Will Poole

Taylor Institution, Monday, 15 June, 2015, 5:15 p.m.

A new series of grants from the OBS

The Oxford Bibliographical Society has recently announced a new programme of grants to support research, conferences and publications. For further details please click here.

The Library of John Ruskin, by James S. Dearden

The most recent Oxford Bibliographical Society publication is The Library of John Ruskin by James S. Dearden

Portuguese Writers and English Readers

Other recent publications: T.F. Earle's Portuguese Writers and English Readers: Books by Portuguese writers printed before 1640 in the libraries of Oxford and Cambridge (2009): view title-page, contents and sample. This work has also been published in Portuguese as Escritores portugueses e leitores ingleses: livros de escritores portugueses, impressos antes de 1640, nas bibliotecas de Oxford e Cambridge (Lisbon: Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, 2014).