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A family culture of creativity: Dr Lorna Clark, Royal Bank of Canada Foundation Fellow, lecture, 6 June 2017

1 June 2017

Charles Burney – composer, music historian, and musician. Aside from any argument about nature vs. nurture, it’s no accident that 18th Century polymath Charles Burney was...

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’,...