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'Books, Painters, Bindings': correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to the status and decoration of books and their representation in art, 1950-2006 and n.d. [c.1900-2000]

MS. 9101/94

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  1. 'Books, painters, bindings: Studies in the status and decoration of books', correspondence and papers, including sections entitled 'Some location notes', Inventories', 'Notes on articles and books' and 'Vocabulary', and the text of a lecture by Barber, 'Velvet and other textile bindings in the 14th and 15th centuries', 1968, marked 'S[tanding] C[onference] O[f] N[ational and] U[niversity] L[ibraries]', 1968-1986 and n.d. [c.1980-1990]
  2. extracts from publications, greetings cards and other materials depicting books in art, 1950-2006 and n.d. [c.1980-2000]
  3. notes relating to books and bindings in Western art, 1970-1984 and n.d. [c.1980]
  4. 'Bindings in Pictures', index cards describing bindings in paintings in European art galleries, n.d. [c.1970]
  5. 'Notes from German Tour, 1980, Cologne / Stuttgart / Munich / Berlin', including descriptions of bindings in paintings, 1980
  6. 'Pictures of Printing', images of printing presses, 1973-1991 and n.d. [c.1900-2000]


  • 1950-2006 and n.d. [c.1900-2000]


1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/94

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom