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A Missing Link Revealed: The Paper Layer of the Broxbourne Frisket Sheet

18 May 2017

Elizabeth Savage A frisket used for printing with colour. Bodleian Libraries, Oxford. Broxb. 97.40. Columbia University, Book Arts collection, Frisket 2 [reversed image] In 1978,...

Hogarth Press Centenary: Print-a-thon at the Bodleian

16 May 2017

from Dennis Duncan: Early in 1917, Virginia and Leonard Woolf walked into the Excelsior Printing Supply Co on Farringdon Road and bought themselves a printing press. The press, a small...

Print-a-thon, May 13

5 May 2017

On Saturday May 13 the Bodleian Libraries Bibliographical Press will hold a Print-a-thon celebrating 100 years of the Hogarth Press. The effort is to print all of ‘Paris’,...

Lower Heyford and Caulcott War Memorial Library

20 April 2017

“The best memorial of lives given in the defence of England and English ideals is something which will better the lives of those who are left and tend to make more secure the...