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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to published works and talks, 1969-1997 and n.d. [c.1969-2000]

MS. 9101/98

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  1. 'Manuals - reviews, incorporated material, pictures', correspondence and papers relating to Barber's French letterpress printing: a list of French printing manuals and other texts in French bearing on the technique of letterpress printing, 1567-1900 (Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society Occasional Publications, 1969), with an annotated copy of the publication, 1969-1996 and n.d. [c.1969-1980]
  2. 'Thomas Linacre', correspondence and papers relating to Barber's research on Thomas Linacre (c.1460-1524), humanist scholar and physician, including texts of talks and papers by Barber and illustrative materials, comprising 'Thomas Linacre: A Bibliographical Survey', [published in Thomas Linacre Studies, 1977]; 'Thomas Linacre and the art of giving to Henry VIII: some presentation books and bindings around 1520', versions of which were given at Linacre House, King’s School, Canterbury, in 1996, and Linacre College and The Royal College of Physicians in 1997; 'The Advent of Gold Tooling in English Bookbinding and the Intermediary Role of Thomas Linacre', contributed to For the Love of the Binding, Studies in Bookbinding History Presented to Mirjam Foot (British Library, 2000). The last of these is accompanied by slides. n.d. [c.1977-2000]
  3. 'Reviews', book reviews by Barber and related papers, 1992-1996 and n.d. [c.1990]
  4. correspondence and papers relating to the publication of a volume to mark the 80th birthday of John McManners [(1916-2006), [former Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Oxford University], including a copy of Barber’s contribution, 'Il fallut même réveiller les Suisses': Aspects of Private Religious Practice in a Public Setting in Eighteenth-Century Versailles', published in Religious change in Europe 1650-1914, essays for John McManners (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), 1993-1997


  • 1969-1997 and n.d. [c.1969-2000]


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/98

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