British Book Trades Resources

 

Projects

The British Book Trades Index (BBTI)

See the BBTI now hosted by Bodleian Digital Library Systems and Services

The London Book Trades: a biographical and documentary resource

http://lbt.bodleian.ox.ac.uk

The London Book Trades is a database designed to contain biographical information on printers, booksellers, bookbinders, stationers, and those in associated trades who worked in and around London from the introduction of printing into England until about the year 1830. There are currently entries for something over thirty thousand individuals, about two thirds of whom have been derived from the archives of the Stationers' Company.

The Stationers' Register Online: a digital transcription

See more information in the Oxford Research Archive

A marked-up transcription in TEI P5 xml of Edward Arberís transcript of the Stationersí Register from 1557-1640, to make available the data in this important resource in electronic form.

The project team is Giles Bergel (University of Oxford Faculty of English); James Cummings (Oxford IT Services); Ian Gadd (Bath Spa University) and Pip Willcox (Bodleian Libraries)

Contact: Giles Bergel: giles.bergel@ell.ox.ac.uk

Dicey and Marshall Catalogue

View the Dicey and Marshall Catalogue online

A digital reproduction of the Dicey & Marshall catalogue of 1764, detailing the items printed and sold by the booksellers, Cluer Dicey and Richard Marshall, London.

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