Baskerville Bible to stay in Birmingham

The future of the Baskerville Bible owned by Birm­ing­ham inven­tor and indus­tri­al­ist Matthew Boul­ton has been secured, and it will now be housed in the Cad­bury Research Library at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Birm­ing­ham, along­side the University’s many oth­er Baskerville hold­ings. The lives of Matthew Boul­ton and the print­er John Baskerville were inter­twined both com­mer­cial­ly and […]

Baskerville Society Grant Scheme

The dead­line for appli­ca­tions to the Baskerville Soci­ety small grant scheme (up to a max­i­mum of £250) is on 30 Sep­tem­ber 2017.  Appli­ca­tions are invit­ed from schol­ars, inde­pen­dent or affil­i­at­ed, who are either engaged in research con­nect­ed to the print­er and type­founder John Baskerville (1706–75), or whose work cov­ers print­ing his­to­ry or print cul­ture of […]