Events

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 -
17:30 to 18:30

GRAHAM JEFCOATE:  Charles Heydinger: A London Bookseller at the Leipzig Book Fair, 1770-1773.
Heydinger was the only London bookseller to establish a significant presence at a German book fair during the 18th century. This paper outlines his Leipzig visits not only in the context of his career but also of the Anglo-German book trade in the 18th century.
Tea will be served at 5.00 p.m. Members are welcome to bring guests, both to lecture and to the tea beforehand.

Location:
Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, London W1J 0BE
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
17:30 to 18:30

ANNA GIALDINI:  "Alla Greca"? Greek-style Bindings and Their Meanings in Early Modern Europe.  

This paper will consider different aspects of the production and consumption of Greek-style bookbindings in early modern Europe, focusing on Venice, Florence, and France.

Tea will be served at 5.00 p.m. Members are welcome to bring guests, both to lecture and to the tea beforehand.

Location:
Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, London W1J 0BE