The 37th Annual Conference on Book Trade History – Words on Paper : Transmission in Manuscript and Print, from the Fifteenth Century

BTH posterThe 37th Annual Conference on Book Trade History

This year’s annual conference on book trade history will explore the uses of manuscript and print in the communication of ideas and information across four centuries. Leading scholars in the field will present original papers, drawing evidence from different countries and different historical periods.

Speakers include Paul Davis (University College, London), Michael Harris, Arnold Hunt (British Library), Alison Shell (University College, London), Rowan Watson (V&A), and Bettina Wagner (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich).


The conference is organised by Michael Harris, Giles Mandelbrote and Robin Myers, in association with the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association Educational Trust.

For a full programme and information on how to book, please visit the ABA’s website.

When: Sunday 29 & Monday 30 November 2015

Where: Stationers’ Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London EC4M 7DD

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