The latest news, upcoming events and competitions from the Centre for the History of the Book.
Obituary: Dr Jonquil Bevan
The Centre for the History of the Book is saddened to learn of the death of Jonquil Bevan, founding co-director of the Centre. In this tribute her colleague, Bill Bell, remembers her life and her contributions to the University throughout her career.
What the Victorians Made of Romanticism - revealed!
Professor Tom Mole’s latest book has won the Media Ecology Association’s Dorothy Lee Award. We talk to him about the book’s innovations and about how our students can engage with its themes.
The Broadview Introduction to Book History
Blackwell's Bookshop are delighted to host the launch of Tom Mole and Michelle Levy's latest book, The Broadview Introduction to Book History.
Rare Books Edinburgh 2017
The Centre for the History of the Book is pleased to support the Rare Books Edinburgh Festival 2017.
Exhibition: Photographing Wordsworth Country
Tom Mole and Tess Goodman from the Centre for the History of the Book have curated a new exhibition in the Wordsworth Museum in Grasmere that showcases the connections between illustrated editions of Wordsworth and the growth of tourism in the Lake District.
MSc Receives Accreditation
The MSc in Book History and Material Culture has been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).
Student Awarded Penguin Collectors Society Bursary
Caitlin Holton, a student on the MSc in Book History and Material Culture, has received a prestigious bursary to fund her dissertation research.
The Centre for the History of the Book has produced a series of videos designed to introduce key skills for Book Historians.
If you're a budding photographer and bibliophile, our Twitter photography competition could be perfect for you. The Centre for the History of the book will be holding a photo competition until the end of this semester.
The Broadview Reader in Book History
Book History has emerged as one of the most exciting new interdisciplinary fields of study in the humanities.
Bibliographical Notes on the Zhouyi zhuanyi daquan
The oldest printed book in the University of Edinburgh Library is an early-Ming imprint dated 1440.
Centre wins IASH grant
The Centre for the History of the Book has won a grant of £30,000 from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh.