Alex Johnson

January 12, 2022
Enthusiasts of the works of Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770–1850) will soon have the opportunity of settling down for the night in his home.
 
December 28, 2021
Manuscripts, early prints, maps, and other treasures from the Bodleian Libraries’ collections in Oxford are on show in a new exhibition examining how 600 years of Anglo-Dutch history have affected
December 14, 2021
Book collecting prizes for students have restarted in the UK after a Covid-enforced lapse.
December 1, 2021
The earliest known child’s letter to Santa Claus in Britain was sent in 1895 from a child in Lincolnshire addressed to ‘Father Christmas, The North Pole, G.P.O,’ but by the early 1900s thousands of
November 17, 2021
A long-lost book dummy for a children’s book about the English countryside by painter Eric Ravilious is the centerpiece of a new show at the Wiltshire Museum in England.
November 9, 2021
For its 42nd Annual Conference on Book Trade History at the end of this month, the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Associ
November 2, 2021
A new exhibition at the National Library of Wales focuses on the history of how the Bible has been translated into Welsh.
October 27, 2021
If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to be at the controversial sale of the Luttrell Psalter in 1929, a virtual reenactment of two famous auctions will give you a glimpse.  
October 13, 2021
2021 marks seventy years since the first volume in Anthony Powell’s twelve-volume series A Dance to the Music of Time was published (more on this in our
October 5, 2021
A major new collection focusing on the literary and scientific history of climate change dating back to the fifteenth century will go on display at