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Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 582 works in 985 publications in 2 languages and 12,121 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Periodicals  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Union catalogs  Directories  Genealogy  Sources  Catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: Z671, 010.5
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The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)( )

in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1935 and 1973 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transactions of the Bibliographical Society by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)( )

in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of members in v. 1
Index to selected bibliographical journals, 1933-1970 by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 267 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 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1945 and 1949 in English and held by 261 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 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliography of English poetical miscellanies, 1521-1750 by Arthur Ellicott Case( Book )

3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dated & datable English manuscript borders, c. 1395-1499 by Kathleen L Scott( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 253 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 dictionary of members of the Dublin book trade 1550-1800 by M Pollard( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early editions of The Roman de la Rose by Francis William Bourdillon( Book )

5 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 194 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 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstracts from the wills of English printers and stationers, from 1492 to 1630 by Henry R Plomer( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 182 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 172 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

Londres (GB)

Languages
English (191)

French (2)

Covers
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