Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group Previous Programmes

1971-1972

17 March 1971            J.D. Fleeman             The roles of bibliography and textual criticism in editorial work

23 November 1971      Christopher J. Hunt    The book trade in N.E. England c. 1800: Towards a dictionary of printers and booksellers

March 1972                 J.B. Harley                 Aspects of the 18th century London map trade

May 1972                    James Dearden           19th century colour printing and publishers’ bindings

1972-1973

31 October 1972          Arthur Johnston         The printing of an elizabethan quarto

18 November 1972      B.G. Charles              The manuscripts of an Elizabethan antiquary – George Owen of Henllys

27 February 1973         R.J. Roberts               Where have all the novels gone? The life and death of cheap 18th century fiction.

13 March 1973            Huw Owen                Archives in libraries

9 May 1973                 Mary Pollard              Some odd fish caught by Trinity’s (TCD) new bibliographical cataloguing rules

1973-1974

14 September 1973      Daniel Huws              The descent of the Welsh manuscripts

6 November 1973        Michael Turner          The John Johnson Collection and the history of the book trade

9 March 1974              Brian James               Rare books at Lampeter

7 May 1974                 Roger Fairclough       Eighteenth century road books

1974-1975

29 October 1974          Geoffrey Wakeman    English trade binding from the 17th to 19th centuries

26 November 1974      Peter Davison            Editing journals

4 March 1975              Lionel Madden           Documenting nineteenth century periodicals: the impossible pursuit

19 March 1975            Robert Shackleton     Publication and censorship in 18th century France

29 April 1975              Helen Wallis              Maps and globes in the days of Pepys and Swift

1975-1976

21 October 1975          J. H. Loudon              Aspects of bookbinding in Scotland in the 18th century

18 November 1975      Brynmor Jones           ‘Alice under the microscope’: Llandudno’s bibliographical puzzle.

18 November 1975      Richard Brinkley        Some ventures in book collecting

27 January 1976          Eiluned Rees              The bookbinder in 18th century Wales

27 January 1976          Duncan Isles              ‘Slavery to the booksellers’: aspects of the profession of letters 1750-1800

17 February 1976         David Gerard             D.H. Lawrence among his people

16 March 1976            Myrddin Lloyd           Early printing in Celtic languages

4 May 1976                 Paul Morgan              The revision of STC

1976-1977

19 October 1976          William S. Mitchell    Scottish bookbindings to 1700

16 November 1976      Glanville Price           Editing ‘The year’s work in modern language studies’

16 November 1976      Warwick Brown         Aspects of Aberystwyth printing

1 February 1977          Brynley Roberts         Aberdare printing

1 February 1977          Gerald Morgan          Llanwrst printing

21 February 1977         Giles Barber               English-language guides to the continent of Europe before 1870

8  March 1977             Richard A. Storey      The development of the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick Library

3 May 1977                 Michael Perkin          Abraham Cowley and some thoughts on author bibliographies

1977-1978

25 October 1977          A.S. Maney               The making of books

29 November 1977      W. M. Merchant        Running a small press

31 January 1978          R. G. Gruffydd           Roman Catholic secret printing in Wales

31 January 1978          Philip Henry Jones     Thomas Gee, a 19th century Welsh publisher and his authors

24 February 1978         J.J.G. Alexander         Methods of work of mediaeval illuminators

14 March 1978            D. S. Meyler              Some Babylonian tablets on Pythagoras’s Theorem

14 March 1978            H. Rees                      Do scientists always tell the truth?

Gregynog Symposium – ‘Book collecting’

1 September 1978        Glyn Tegai Hughes    Book-collectors in fiction

2 September 1978        A.R.A. Hobson          The architecture of English libraries in the 17th & 18th centuries      

2 September 1978        E.J. Miller                  The collections of the National Trust         

2 September 1978        E.M. Dring                Fifty years at Quaritch’s   

3 September 1978        Cecil Price                 Some modern collectors of 18th century books   

September 1978           Gwyn Walters            Antiquarianism in 18th century books        

1978-1979

31 October 1978          Philip Radcliffe Evans    The Brunswick Printers – the story of a clandestine press in a prisoner-of-war camp

28 November 1978      Douglas Ball              Oliver Simon and the Curwen Press

25 January 1979          John H. Cule              William Osler reveal’d, by an ex-president of the Osler Club of London

25 January 1979          Martin Ware              The perils of medical editing, by an ex-editor of the ‘British Medical Journal’

23 February 1979         L.G. Heywood           Living by the pen in 1621: Barclay’s ‘Angenis

20 March 1979            Dennis E. Rhodes       The Union Catalogue of Incunabula in the British Isles: some problems and some results

1 May 1979                 David Jenkin             Aberystwyth: a taste of yesterday

1979/1980

23 October 1979          Arthur Johnston         Reprinting Malory’s ‘Le Morte Darthur’ in 1816    Presidential Address

27 November 1979      Elfryn Jenkins            Words! Words! Words!

29 January 1980          D.O. Jones &
P.A.L. Jones              Some considerations arising from compiling a bibliography

7 March 1980              Sarah Cohen              Are publishers’ editors necessary?  (speaker unable to attend)

7 March 1980              Glanville Price           Revising the MHRA style book

7 March 1980              Eiluned Rees              My catalogue and I

24 April 1980              Tony Thompson,
E.D. Jones,
Warwick Brown        The future of the printed book        Open forum

1980/1981

22 October 1980          Robert Shackleton     Starting a bibliography of an 18th century French author       Presidential Address

25 November 1980      D. Emrys Williams     Roots

20 January 1981          Edmund Fryde           Reconstructing the library of Lorenzo de Medici

13 March 1981            Julia Elton                 Glorified grocers: or, behind the scenes in antiquarian book-selling

12 May 1981                                                The craftsman at a printer’s workshop & Techniques of etching       (Two films)

Gregynog Symposium - Antiquarian bookselling

4 September 1981        Glyn Tegai Hughes    On being frightened by booksellers

5 September 1981        Thomas Rae               The private press: a personal view 

5 September 1981        Eric Gee                    The Gregynog press          

5 September 1981        Warwick Brown         A bookseller’s apologia     

6 September 1981        Brynley Roberts         Some Welsh collectors and their cooks      

6 September 1981        Paul Morgan              The heraldic stamps of English collectors   

1981/1982

27 October 1981          D. Myrddin Lloyd      Sir Walter Scott and Wales             (Presidential Address – not given)

27 October 1981          Donald Moore            The imagery of title page and frontispiece

17 November 1981      Allen Samuels           Thomas Rowlandson’s publisher

19 January 1982          Dorothy Harrop          Pictures galore: illustrated books of the Gregynog Press

17 March 1982            Robin Myers              The Stationers’ Company and its records (1554-1911)

1982/1983

26 October 1982          Gwyn Walters            Bruce Rogers and the art of the book    (Presidential AddressJ

23 November 1982      David Jenkins            N.L.W. a study in history

25 January 1983          Terry James               The Rampart Press

22 March 1983            Jeff Clements            Contemporary British bookbinding styles

1983/1984

25 October 1983          Richard Brinkley        A procession of bookmen

22 November 1983      Robert Davies            The Mervyn Pritchard Collection of early atlases and geographers at the National Library of Wales

31 January 1984          Rhidian Griffiths        Antiquary of Swansea: the career of George Grant Francis

13 March 1984            Brynley Roberts         ‘Mr Lhuyd’s moving library’

10 April 1984              Frank Hogg                Presidential address

Gregynog Symposium– The Art of the Book

31 August 1984           Murray MccLaggan    The library of Merthyr Mawr

1 September 1984        Geoffrey Wakeman    The evolution of colour illustration

1 September 1984        Eric Gee                    The work of Gwasg Gregynog       

1 September 1984        Rhidian Griffiths        Illustrated sheet music covers        

2 September 1984        Brian North Lee         The development of armorial book-plate styles in Britain     

2 September 1984        Mirjam Foot              Ten centuries of European pictorial bookbindings   

1984/1985

23 October 1984          Douglas Ball              Sone aspects of Victorian publishers’ bindings

20 November 1984      Mansel Davies           Joseph Needham: a twentieth century Erasmus?

22 January 1985          Alistair Crawford       The print process controls the image

19 March 1985            Jo Haythornthwaite    A Victorian novelist and her publisher

1985/1986

29 October 1985          David Skilton            Publishing and republishing Trollope

26 November 1985      John Hopkins             The Society of Antiquaries and its library 1717-1985

21 January 1986          Mary Ellis                  Angharad Llwyd: a woman in a man’s world

18 March 1986            R. Geraint Gruffydd   Presidential address

13 May 1986               (various speakers)      Collections at the National Library of Wales

1986/1987

28 October 1986          Rhidian Griffiths        Welsh music books

25 November 1986      Jeremy Potter            Nicolo Zoppino and the Italian book market 1503-1544

27 January 1987          Brynley Roberts         Presidential address

17 March 1987            Ann Rhydderch          Records of Merioneth

12 May 1987               Eiluned Rees              Bookbindings in the National Library of Wales

1987/1988

27 October 1987          David Stoker              Setting up a private press in 18th century Norfolk

24 November 1987      John Moore                John Adair and the Scottish map trade

26 January 1988          Gwerfyl Pierce Jones  The Welsh Books Council

23 February 1988         Diana Dixon              Capturing the market: promotion and advertising of 19th century children’s periodicals

22 March 1988            Mirjam Foot              Bookbinding and the history of books

Symposium Gregynog– Piety, Delight or Use’

2 September 1988        R. Geraint Gruffydd   The Welsh Bible of 1588

3 September 1988        Barry McKay             English writers on marbled paper from Sandys to Sumner    

3 September 1988        David Esslemont        The Gregynog Press          

3 September 1988        Prys Morgan              A Gower family’s music collection from the late 18th to the mid 19th century         

4 September 1988        Patricia Moore           Illustrations from fifteenth-century books of hours   

4 September 1988        Robin Price                Spanish medicine in the Golden Age          

1988/1989

18 October 1988          Paul Bennett Morgan The writer’s library: David Jones, Richard Hughes, Gwyn Jones

22 November 1988      Thomas Lloyd            Authors and book bollectors of Pembrokeshire

24 January 1989          Barbara Roe               Libraries of archaeological societies in the 18th and 19th centuries

14 March 1989            Huw Walters              The Welsh periodical press in the nineteenth century

1989/1990

24 October 1989          Stephen Briggs           The worldwide publishing activities and ambitions of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of the North (Denmark) 1825-1885

28 November 1989      Hywel Davies            ‘Jacobins’ against ‘Loyal Sons of Bitches’: competing ideologies and protesting intellectuals in Wales During the 1790s

30 January 1990          Gwyn Walters            Research into early book illustration at Lampeter

20 March 1990            Jenny Stratford          Royal and noble libraries in France and England c.1350-1450.

1990/1991

23 October 1990          Malcolm Watson       Aspects of plant illustration from Dioscorides Materia Medica to Sowerby’s Botany

27 November 1990      Eiluned Rees              Disaster!

22 January 1991          Donald Moore            Illustrating Welsh history and antiquity. Examples from the earliest printed sources to the present day

5 March 1991              David Esslemont        The Gregynog Press – unpublished works

1991/1992

22 October 1991          Hywel Roberts           Welsh publishing in America

19 November 1991      John Feather              Robert Triphook – a pioneer of bibliophily

28 January 1992          Susan Davies             The challenge of Palaeography

10 March 1992            John Cule                  The home doctor

Gregynog Symposium– The Book in Europe

4 September 1992        Rowan Watson          The manufacture and marketing of books of hours in the late medieval period

5 September 1992        Heledd Hayes            From the banks of the Dee to Milan and home again in print

5 September 1992        Catherine Delano Smith The map as book illustration: explaining text in Bibles and Bible commentaries

5 September 1992        Gareth Alban Davies  A Spanish rogue in England: David Rowland of Anglesey’s Lazarillo de Tormes (1576)

6 September 1992        David Stoker              ‘Strangers and brothers’: the Dutch refugee press in Norwich and its relationship with refugee presses on the Continent

6 September 1992        Glyn Tegai Hughes    Wrong books: literary traffic between Britain and Germany in the 19th century

1992/1993

20 October 1992          John Turner               Walter Scott of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

17 November 1992      Michael Turner          Membership of the London book trades before 1830

19 January 1993          Jill Barber                  Pride and prejudice in nineteenth-century Cardiganshire

9 March 1993              Edmund Fryde           The Greek Manuscripts of Lorenzo de Medici, with special reference to his own commissions

1993/1994

19 October 1993          Katherine Swift          The Case of the disappearing library: or how many books had Lord Berwick?

16 November 1993      Jamie Medhurst         ‘Don’t get it right, get it written’: journalist and information

25 January 1994          Caryl Davies              Sir William Jones ‘The principles of government’ (1782) in its relation to Wales

8 March 1994              J. Wyn Evans             The library of St. David’s Cathedral

1994/1995

18 October 1994          David Wulstan           Alfonso the Wise (d.1284) and his Catigas de Santa Maria. Some bibliographical problems and a solution

29 November 1994      John Harris                ‘A halllelujah of a book’: How green was my valley as a bestseller

24 January 1995          Mary Burdett Jones    Early Welsh dictionaries

14 March 1995            Sarah Tyacke             Samuel Pepys and his map and chart collection

Plas Tan-y-Bwlch, Symposium The Book in Wales

22 September 1995      Philip Henry Jones     Gwasg Gee and Welsh scholarly publishing

23 September 1995      Huw Price                  Law books and their uses in medieval Wales

23 September 1995      R. Geraint Gruffydd  Printing and publishing in Welsh: the first sixty years

23 September 1995      Ceri Davies                Latin prefatory poems and the books of the Welsh humanists

23 September 1995      Thomas Lloyd            Wanderings in old libraries: Welsh squires and their books

23 September 1995      Rheinallt Llwyd         The leap forward: developments in the seventeenth century

23 September 1995      Eiluned Rees              Wales and the London book trade 1718-1820

24 September 1995      Brynley Roberts         Scholarly publishing: the case of the Cymmrodorion

24 September 1995      Lionel Madden           The National Library of Wales: towards the millennium

1995/1996

24 October 1995          John Lancaster           Evidence based health care: a new paradigm for librarianship

28 November 1996      Geraint Jenkins          Historical writing in eighteenth century Wales

23 January 1996          Donald Moore            The printed page and the planted patch: the relationship between books and gardens

19 March 1996            Patricia Layzell Ward The place of books in the Swan River Colony 1829-1954

1996/1997

15 October 1996          Brean Hammond        ‘Hackney for bread’: the first wave of professional imaginative writing in england, 1670-1740

19 November 1996      Keith Robbins            Bibliography of British history: 1914-1989: a retrospective commentary

21 January 1997          David Trotter             From slip to print: the production of the Anglo-Norman dictionary

4 March 1997              Richard Sharp            Jacobite portraits

1997/1998

21 October 1997          Ian Barton                 The bibliography of classical architecture: Vitruvius and after

18 November 1997      Brian Davies              Colours for the mediaeval book

13 January 1998          Lucy Tedd                 The computer and the printed word

24 February 1998         John Kenyon             The rare book collection in the National Museum of Wales Library

1998/1999

20 October 1998          Chris Baggs               The Miners’ Institute libraries of South Wales in fact and fiction

24 November 1998      Glanville Price           Editing an encyclopaedia of the languages of Europe

19 January 1999          David Stoker              Surveying decrepit Welsh cathedrals: the publication of Browne Willis’s accounts of St. David’s and Llandaff.

23 February 1999         Patricia Moore           G.T. Clark, scholar industrialist in the age of Victoria

23 March 1999            Eiluned Rees              Victorian visitor in Wales

1999/2000

19 October 1999          Jean Everitt               Co-operative Society libraries: more than just books

16 November 1999      Peter Hingley             Treasures of the Royal Astronomical Society Library

18 January 2000          Paul Bryant-Quinn     Silent music: on editing fifteenth-century Welsh poetry

22 February 2000         Liz Bowerman           Marbled paper: its manufacture and use in bookbindings

14 March 2000            Philip Henry Jones     John Dunton's fifty-guinea inspiration

2000/2001                                                    1

24 October 2000          Hywel Roberts           John Gwenogfryn Evans printer

21 November 2000      R.W.D. Fenn             The Banks family archives and the local historian

23 January 2001          David Williams          Cistercian libraries with especial reference to Wales and the border

20 February 2001         Giles Mandelbrote      John Evelyn and his books

20 March 2001            Tegwyn Jones            Visual firecrackers

Plas Tan-y-Bwlch Symposium - Scholarly publishing

14 September 2001      Brinley Jones             Recollections of a university publisher

15 September 2001      Huw Owen                Early maps of Wales and their makers       

15 September 2001      Geraint Jenkins          ‘Manuscripts are the spice of life’: Thomas Richards and the real National Library of Wales at Bangor 

15 September 2001      Eiluned Rees              Libri Walliae: a bibliography’s Pre-History

16 September 2001      Philip  Henry Jones & Mary Burdett Jones           Gwasg Gee, Denbigh   

16 September 2001      Donald Moore            Archaeologia Cambrensis: a publishing venture which created a society

2001/2002

16 October 2001          Andrew Green           Sir John Ballinger: magician or monster?

20 November 2001      Glyn Tegai Hughes    Gwasg Gregynog: downs and ups

22 January 2002          David Matthews        Spirits from the vasty deep: thoughts on re-reading Shakespeare

19 February 2002         Deirdre Beddoe          Popular fiction in women’s magazines as a source of women’s history

19 March 2002            William Troughton    Postcards – old and new

2002/2003

15 October 2002          Brenda Scragg            John and Mrs. Rylands as book collectors

19 November 2002      Rhidian Griffiths        The Master of Stationer's Hall: Isaac Jones music publisher

21 January 2003          Brian Davies              Savage colours

18 February 2003         Mark Purcell              The libraries of the National Trust

25 March 2003            Glynne Heywood       My life with books

2003/2004

21 October 2003          Maldwyn Mills          Reading the image in the book: mediaeval renaissance and modern

18 November 2003      Derryan Paul             Sources for church building: Herefordshire 1662-1762

20 January 2004          Boyd Schlenther &     Corresponding with 18th-century Methodists: the making of the
Eryn White               calendar of the Trevecka Letters

17 February 2004         Maureen Bell             The British Book Trade Index on the web

23 March 2004            Helen Davies             Encounters with Welsh ancestors: explorations in the records

2004/2005

19 October 2004          Peter Thomas             Henry Vaughan Silurist: The man and the book

9 November 2004        Henry Summerson     "A very garden & seed plot": the learning and letters of Wales in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

18 January 2005          Gareth Alban Davies  Owen Jones architect 1809-74: the prophetic hand

15 February 2005         Hazel Bell                  What makes an indexer?

15 March 2005            Ron Cowell                The early history of the Aberystwyth Post Office

2005/2006

11 October 2005          Brian Davies              Fake or forgery?

15 November 2005      Neil Fairlamb             Bishop Edward Stillingfleet and Marsh's Library Dublin 

17 January 2006          Mary Burdett-Jones   Doctor Humphrey Foulkes: The most intellectual of Edward Lhuyd's correspondents

14 February 2006         David Stoker              "The antiquities and constitutions of a noble and ancient nation:" The publication of the Leges Wallicae 1719-1730

14 March 2006            Lionel Madden           In the stacks with Philip Larkin

A symposium in Gladstone’s Library, St Deiniols

15 September 2006      Mark Llewellyn         Reading Gladstone reading

16 September 2006      T.W. Pritchard           Looking at the Glynne-Gladstone Families and Manuscripts

16 September 2006      Ruth Clayton
Windscheffel             A place of deceptive tranquillity: Gladstone’s ‘Temple of Peace’

16 September 2006      Donald Moore            Thomas Pennant and the Mostyn Library

17 September 2006      David Selwyn            ‘Sum liber Edmundi Gest’: reconstructing the library of an Elizabethan Bishop    

17 September 2006      Rhidian Griffiths        Sir John Ballinger and The Bible in Wales  

2006/2007

24 October 2006          Thomas Lloyd            Welsh country house libraries and their owners

21 November 2006      Anwen Pierce            The history of Gwasg Gomer

16 January 2007          Edwina Ellis              Printmaking with an Albion Press

13 February 2007         David Matthews        In the steps of "the Master": reading Henry James

13 March 2007            Beverly Davies          The Cambrian News: yesterday today and tomorrow

12 June 2007               Trevor Fishlock          In this place

2007/2008

16 October 2007          Nicolas Bell               My Ladye Nevells Booke: the keyboard music of William Byrd

20 November 2007      Michael Freeman       Sources of information for the traveller in 18 and 19th-century Wales

15 January 2008          Philip Henry Jones     From Llanidloes to Tientsin: the sad odyssey of Matthew Lewis preacher novelist soldier

12 February 2008         Gareth Edwards         The history of the National Monuments Record of Wales

11 March 2008            Penny David              Writing about Aberglasney

2008/2009

21st October 2008        Keith Manley             Love blood and teddy bears: twopenny libraries Parliament and the law in the 1930s

11 November 2008      Valerie Floyd             Music at Llanerchaeron

20 January 2009          Denis Grogan             "The pencil of nature" early photographically-illustrated books

17 February 2009         Paul Bryant-Quinn     "They had names; they had faces": Wales and the Anglo-Zulu War

17 March 2009            Helen Palmer             "I am hapy to inform you that Boneparte is defeted": writing home to Penrallt Ddu 1811-1824

2009/2010

13 October 2009          David Shaw               The book trade and the  university in early sixteenth-century Paris

17 November 2009      Iwan Meical Jones     Portraying Victorian Wales

19 January 2010          Gerald Morgan          Collecting Welsh ballads

16 February 2010         John Graham Jones    The Welsh political archive 

23 March 2010            Ms Penny David        Writing about Aberglasney

2010/2011

26 October 2010          Nichola Court            The History of the Royal Society and its library

16 November 2010      D. Ben Rees               The contribution of Isaac Foulkes (Llyfrbryf: 1836-1904) of Liverpool to Welsh publishing

18 January 2011          Stephen Briggs           Promoting Welsh county history ca. 1780-1835: picturesque investigators the impoverished printer and the barefaced plagiarist

12 February 2011         Daniel Huws              A repertory of Welsh manuscripts and scribes

15 March 2011            John Turner               Peter Rabbit in America: unauthorised editions of Beatrix Potter's work

2011/2012

18 October 2011          David Stoker              John Marshall: the children's printer 1779-1824

29 November 2011      Andrew Green           E-books: here at Last?

17 January 2012          Peter Barton &
Daphne Woodhouse   The Powysland Club and its library: past and present

18 February 2012         Thomas Corns           Paradise Lost: the early years

20 March 2012            Julian Thomas           Forty years in bookbinding

2012/2013

16 October 2012          Mark Purcell              National Trust Libraries in Wales: a grand tour

20 November 2012      Brian Davies              Making the medieval book

15 January 2013          Margaret Escott         The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1820-1832: pleasures and pitfalls of producing a work of reference

23 February 2013         Peter Lord                  Welsh art in words: a bibliography of Welsh visual culture

19 March 2013            Robert Meyrick          The arts and crafts book: British illustrated books 1890-1940 from the N.L.W. Collection

Lampeter Symposium -

6 September 2013        Eiluned Rees              The wonderful world of bibliography

7 September 2013        David Selwyn            Some thoughts on Lampeter’s foundation and historic collections as a resource for the historian of the book

7 September 2013        John Morgan-Guy &
Peter Hopkins            New Insights on the donations of Thomas Phillips to the library at Lampeter

7 September 2013        Rhiannon Ifans          Welsh ballads

8 September 2013        Caroline Kerkham      William Pamplin of Soho and Llanderfel, Bala: botanical agent and publisher/bookseller

8 September 2013        David Thorne            Some place names in the Teifi Valley

2013/2014

15 October 2013          Frank Bott                 Publishing Joseph Parry’s music

12 November 2013      Jennifer Macve          Deeds and dinner plates: some primary sources for Hafod

21 January 2014          Mary Burdett-Jones   From oil to print: Abraham Cooper (1787-1868) R.A. and the democratization of art

22 February 2014         Matthew Yeo             The place of the second-hand book trade in the history of the book

25 March 2014            Geraint Evans            Whodunnit?

2014/2015

21 October 2014          Peter Mitchell            Early modern anatomical book illustration

18 November 2014      Richard Ireland:         Writing inside out: reflections on a collection of prison literature

20 January 2015          Philip Henry Jones     Behind the scenes at Hughes a’i Fab: Welsh Publishing in the inter-war years

21 February 2015         Andrew Prescott        Imaging and Imagining Magna Carta

24 March 2015            Neil Fairlamb             Researching local history: the pleasures of archive collections

2015/2016

20th October 2015,      Keith Robbins            Completing the picture: editing volume IV of the History of Oxford University Press (1970-2004)

17th November, 2015   Bill Hines                  An evening with Samuel Johnson, Horace Walpole, Jonathan Swift and Isaac Newton: treasures of the Hugh Owen Library

19th January 2016        Brian Davies              Colouring maps

20th February 2016      Hannah Thomas         The Society of Jesus in Wales, c. 1600–1679: rediscovering the Cwm Jesuit Library at Hereford Cathedral

15th March 2016         Rhiannon Ifans          Manuscript songbooks of mid-Wales

2016/2017

18th October 2016       Karen Attar               A Tale of Special Collections: The Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, 3rd edition

15th November 2016    David Wulstan           Confronting the Messy MSS of Handel's Messiah

17th January 2017        Judith Broady-Preston    Sino-Jesuitical Approaches to Knowledge Organisation and Information Delivery: A Contrast in Styles? Bibliotheca Zi-Ka-Wei and Shanghai Public Libraries

18th February 2017      William Marx            John Warrin's Great Book:

21st March 2017          Shirley Jones             Forty Years of Making Books

Symposium at Gregynog Hall

15th September 2017   Ian Gadd                    The Stationers' Company: from incorporation to copyright

16th September 2017   Paul Bryant-Quinn     Welsh scholarship in Renaissance Italy

16th September 2017   Susan Davies             When palaeography is much more than the ability to read

16th September 2017   David Vickers            The Gregynog Press

16th September 2017   Diana Dixon              To instruct and entertain: Victorian magazines for children

17th September 2017   Elizabeth Savage        Early colour-printed book illustrations: making, meaning and experimenting

17th September 2017   Sarah Hutton             The challenges of editing Thomas Traherne