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About us

Established in 1995, the Centre aims to promote research into the production, circulation and reception of published material from manuscripts to electronic texts.

About us

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News

Stephen McDowall has recently published a bibliographical description of the oldest printed book in the University of Edinburgh Library.

Bibliographical Notes on the Zhouyi zhuanyi daquan

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Study

The CHB runs the MSc in Book History and Material Culture, which trains students to unite theory and practice.

Study

Tom Mole

People

View profiles of people affiliated with the Centre for the History of the Book

People

Fellows of the Centre examining a book

Fellowships

Visiting researchers can apply for fellowship positions with the Centre.

Fellowships

Publications

Publications

A list of works by people affiliated with the Centre on the topics of Bibliography, Book History, and Literary Criticism.

Publications


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