The Bodleian Library in Oxford announced earlier this week its acquisition of a rare, fifteenth-century French Gothic coffer, or book chest, once used for the transportation of books.
January 24, 2019
November 27, 2018
From time to time, we corral the latest books about books of interest to our reader
November 15, 2018
For the first time, one of England's most famous libraries offers a peek into its restricted "Phi" collection, i.e. books once labeled "obscene" or "improper" and kept from public view.
June 21, 2018
July 20, 2017
The third International Bookbinding Competition, hosted by Designer Bookbinders and Oxford'
February 9, 2017
Oxford, 9 February 2017—A striking new book featuring historic views of London unearthed from the Bodleian Library’s collections presents a captivating panorama of the City during the eighteenth ce
February 3, 2017
Sharpen your pencils, and not your trusty #2 Ticonderoga or Mirado Black Warrior--this is a job for Prismacolor and Faber-Castell.
December 19, 2016
If you're like me, you have a go-to font when you open your word processor.
November 2, 2016
January 22, 2016
Marking 400 years since the Bard's death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is pulling out all the stops in 2016: Readers of the most recent issue o