Collector, dealer and forger: the perils of collecting bindings in the 19th century

8 June 2016 3.00pm 4.30pm


Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)


Mirjam Foot, Emeritus Professor of Library & Archive Studies at UCL


Alexandra Franklin (


An illustrated lecture on love of fine binding and the perils of collecting.

Mirjam Foot is Emeritus Professor of Library & Archive Studies at UCL. She is the author of many books and articles on the history of bookbinding, including Studies in the History of Bookbinding (1993); The History of Decorated Bookbinding in England (with Howard Nixon, 1992); and The History of Bookbinding as a Mirror of Society (1998).


This event is free but places are limited so please complete our booking form to reserve tickets in advance.

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