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Euclid in print, 1482–1703

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of a new electronic publication:
 

Council's choice for November

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council.
A new series initiated by Margaret Ford, Past President.
http://www.bibsoc.org.uk/news/councils-choice

The Book Trade in Kent 1750–1900

The Society is pleased to announce a new electronic publication: 

Richard Goulden, A Biographical Dictionary of  those engaged in the Book Trade in Kent, 1750–1900.
This is a searchable PDF version of the original publication of 2014 together with a file of additions and corrections.

Council's choice for October

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council.

A new series initiated by our President, Margaret Ford.

Council's choice for September

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council.

A new series initiated by our President, Margaret Ford.

New online publication – Book Owners Online

Book Owners Online is a directory of historical book owners, with information about their libraries, and signposts to further reference sources. It currently covers seventeenth-century English owners, with the potential to be expanded.

Council's choice for August

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council.

A new series initiated by our President, Margaret Ford.

Council's Choice for July

A monthly series of bibliography- or book-related links recommended by members of the Society’s Council.

A new series initiated by our President, Margaret Ford.

Virtual Summer Visit: Thursday, 23 July 2020

The Society’s annual summer visit has had to be cancelled this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Instead of visiting the Library and Archives of Hatfield House as planned, we invite you to join us for a virtual visit to three other splendid UK libraries.
·         Thomas Plume’s Library, Maldon, Essex: a private library of over 8,000 books acquired by the 17th-century churchman and philanthropist.
·         Innerpeffray Library, Perthshire: Scotland’s first free public lending library, founded in 1680.
·         Lincoln College Oxford.

Nominations for Council and Vice-President

The Society is seeking to appoint five new Council members at its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, 20 October 2020. Also at the AGM Margaret Ford will step down as President and will be succeeded by James Raven. Nominations for Council and a Vice-President will be considered at the Council meeting on 15 September 2020 and should be submitted to the Hon.

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