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Women in the printing trades plates of the Encyclop├ędie

25 January 2018

In the first of a series of blogposts about women in the book trades, we are looking at images showing women employed in the printing and paper industries in 18th-century France, as...

Reformation 500: Luther autograph on display

27 October 2017

Alexander Peplow A Commonplace Reformation: Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Add. A. 92 – Martin Luther’s Autograph Collection of Proverbs Bodleian Library MS Add. A. 92. Photo:...

New sonnets and old Shakespeare

27 October 2017

Russell Maret, 2017 printer-in-residence at the Bodleian, led a seminar looking at old and new printings of Shakespeare. Participating were some of the printers who had contributed...

The Cheney Archive at the Bodleian Libraries

25 August 2017

from Isobel Goodman, intern (2017) Rare Books, Bodleian Libraries Special Collections The Cheney archive documents the history of Cheney & Sons, an independent family printing firm...