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15 May 2015

Seminar on Textual Bibliography for Modern Foreign Languages

The 2015 Seminar on Textual Bibliography for Modern Foreign Languages will take place on Monday 1 June in the Eliot Room of the British Library Conference Centre. This year’s programme covers a wide range of topics,  languages and places, from early modern Constantinople to 1960s France. The programme for the day is as follows:

10.30       Registration and Coffee

11.00    Anke Timmermann (London), Page Layout in Scientific Codices: A Perspective on                          Manuscripts and Printed Books in the Long Fifteenth Century

11.45    John L. Flood (London), The English Sweating-Sickness and the Sixteenth-                         Century German Book Trade

12.30      Lunch (Own arrangements).

1.45     Ian H. Magedera (Liverpool), French Books on India: Book List, Online Library and Data             Visualization

2.30    Sophie Heywood (Reading), Censorship and Children’s Book Publishing: The             Subversive ’60s in France

3.15        Tea

3.45     Nil Pektas (London), The Beginnings of Printing in the Ottoman Capital: Book             Production and Circulation in Early Modern Constantinople

4.30    Joseph Ross (Notre Dame), Cyrillic Alphabetic Quire Signatures

The Seminar will end at 5.15 pm.

The seminar is free, but please notify Barry Taylor ([email protected]) or Susan Reed ([email protected]) if you wish to attend.

  Assemblage Nouveau Buchbinderin (1266.i.15) Assemblage Nouveau Buchbinder cropped (1266.i.15)
Bookbinders, from Assemblage nouveau des manouvries habilles = Samlung der mit ihren eigenen Arbeiten und Werckzeugen eingekleideten Künstlern, Handwerckern und Professionen ([Augsburg, 1735) British Library 1266.i.15.

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