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Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)

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Works: 713 works in 1,247 publications in 2 languages and 12,931 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Periodicals  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Union catalogs  Directories  Genealogy  Biography  Catalogs 
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The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)( )

in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liturgical music incunabula; a descriptive catalogue by Kathi Meyer-Baer( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English woodcuts, 1480-1535 by Edward Hodnett( Book )

12 editions published between 1935 and 1973 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eloquent witnesses : bookbindings and their history : a volume of essays dedicated to the memory of Dr. Phiroze Randeria( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays - edited and in many cases expanded versions of lectures delivered over a dozen years - demonstrates the change in direction the study of bookbinding history has taken. Much of the work published here is based on minute observation of details of structure, techniques and materials, as well as on close study of decorative tools and the ways in which these were used to achieve the many splendid designs that reflect the styles and fashions of their day."--Jacket
A descriptive finding list of unstamped British periodicals, 1830-1836 by Joel H Wiener( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bibliographical society, 1892-1942; studies in retrospect by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)( Book )

12 editions published between 1945 and 1949 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of the booksellers and printers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1641 to 1667 by Henry R Plomer( Book )

10 editions published between 1907 and 1968 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726 : a descriptive bibliography by David Hunter( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Index to selected bibliographical journals, 1933-1970 by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An index to 11 bibliographical journals revised from a card index compiled at the Bodleian Library
Dated & datable English manuscript borders, c. 1395-1499 by Kathleen L Scott( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Borders, the continuous decoration around the outside part or whole of a text page in a medieval book, were a relatively common sight and presumably a pleasure to the medieval reader. Borders served to communicate to the reader the beginning of a significant division in the text, such as a chapter, or the start of a new text in a book containing several works. Bar-like framework, trelliswork, human figures, flowers, plants, sprays, sprigs, interlaces, grotesques, and various stylized motifs were the components of English borders, which sometimes also occured in conjunction with miniatures, historiated initials, and coats of arms. Because borders were composed of artistic images and because they appear over an extended period of time (in this case, somewhat over one hundred years), the representations changed in style, and certain motifs or renderings became identifiable with a certain shorter period. Unless signed by a scribe or containing some internal historical reference, manuscripts can otherwise be difficult to date with much precision. Borders in a dated or datable manuscript can however be used as a means of comparison with undated decoration in other books, since borders generally evolved in style and rendering more quickly than scribal hands." "The present handbook is a sourcebok and vade-mecum for comparing dated styles of borders with undated borders and for helping to estimate the period, at least to a quarter century and sometimes less, in which a late medieval English manuscript was produced and decorated. In some instances the handbook also provides a locale or probable locale in which the border originated. All things great and small, from texts to paraffs, come together to reveal the history of a medieval book."--Jacket
A bibliography of English poetical miscellanies, 1521-1750 by Arthur Ellicott Case( Book )

4 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliography of the writings in prose and verse of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Thomas James Wise( Book )

4 editions published between 1913 and 1970 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of members of the Dublin book trade 1550-1800 by M Pollard( Book )

12 editions published in 2000 in English and French and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printers' & publishers' devices in England & Scotland, 1485-1640 by R. B McKerrow( Book )

7 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incunabula medica : a study of the earliest printed medical books, 1467-1480 by William Osler( Book )

5 editions published between 1923 and 1999 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A list of English plays written before 1643 and printed before 1700 by W. W Greg( Book )

5 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstracts from the wills and testamentary documents of printers, binders, and stationers of Cambridge, from 1504 to 1699 by G. J Gray( Book )

3 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Wyer, printer and bookseller : a paper read before the Bibliographical Society, January 21st, 1895 by Henry R Plomer( Book )

4 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstracts from the wills and testamentary documents of binders, printers, and stationers of Oxford, from 1493 to 1638 by Strickland Gibson( Book )

4 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Eloquent witnesses : bookbindings and their history : a volume of essays dedicated to the memory of Dr. Phiroze Randeria
Alternative Names
Bibliographical society

Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)

Bibliographical Society, London

Bibliographical society Londres

Bibliographical Society of London

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Londres (GB)

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS (JOURNALS)

英国書誌学会

Languages
English (230)

French (3)

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Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726 : a descriptive bibliographyDated & datable English manuscript borders, c. 1395-1499A dictionary of members of the Dublin book trade 1550-1800