January 29, 2010
The annual meeting of the Bibliographical Society of America will be held on Friday 29 January 2010 at the Grolier Club (47 East 60th Street, New York City) with an address by:
ERIC HOLZENBERG (Director of the Grolier Club):
“The Bibliophile as Bibliographer”.
Before the meeting the papers from the New Scholars Program which will be given by:
KYLE B. ROBERTS (Queen Mary, University of London)
“Rethinking the New-England Primer”
MICHAEL EISENBERG (CUNY Graduate Center)
“Keyboarding Seconda Pratica in Transmission: The Engraved Toccatas of Frescobaldi”
JASON POWELL (St. Joseph's University)
“Reconstructing Exemplars on the Basis of Scribal Error”
All events are free and open to the public. The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) is the oldest scholarly society in North America dedicated to the study of books and manuscripts. It was organized in 1904 and incorporated in 1927 to promote bibliographical research and to issue bibliographical publications. The broad array of BSA’s activities includes meetings, lectures, fellowship programs, the publications of books and the "Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America" (PBSA). The "Papers" are read throughout the world by scholars, librarians, booksellers, and book collectors alike.
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