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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to bibliography and bookbinding, 1960-1999 and n.d. [c.1960-2000]

MS. 9101/95

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  1. notebook kept by Barber relating to English bookbinding, French styles, French and English collectors and other subjects, 1960 and n.d. [c.1960]
  2. 'Bibliographical Curiosities and other notes of the kind', notebook kept by Barber, n.d. [c.1960-1990]
  3. 'S[tanding] C[onference] O[f] N[ational and] U[niversity] L[ibraries] Courses at Bodley in the 1970s', notes on sources and materials for bookbinding courses in which Barber took part, 1972-1984 and n.d. [1970s]
  4. 'Binding Notes, Miscellaneous', correspondence and papers relating to terms used in bookbinding and tooling, including an illustrated 'Descriptive Vocabulary', 1975-1995 and n.d. [c.1990-2000]
  5. 'Binding, Marbling', correspondence and papers relating to marbling, including copies of published materials, specimens of marbled paper, and a copy of Barber's 'A l'interieur de la reliure: les papiers marbrés et autres feuilles de garde décoratives au XVIIIe siècle', published in Revue française d'histoire du livre (1982), 1978-1979 and n.d. [1982]
  6. 'Book Binding – General', copies of extracts from publications relating to binding, rubbings of bindings, and photographs and other images, 1983 and n.d. [c.1960-1980]
  7. notes on books, bookbinding and binders, and related papers, including a photocopy of 'Catalogue des libraires et imprimeurs (Relieurs) 1863' from a manuscript at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, n.d. [c.1990], and notes from the Eighth International Conference on the Enlightenment, Bristol, 1991, 1991-1997 and n.d. [c.1990]
  8. notes on publications relating to 'Serment du Grütli' ['the Grütli Oath', a Swiss founding legend], 1999


  • 1960-1999 and n.d. [c.1960-2000]


1 box (8 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/95

Repository Details

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