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Oxford Bibliographical Society
Weston Library Lecture Theatre
Parks Road entrance
Oxford
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MARTYN OULD will speak on

Paper for the Press: sourcing and using paper at Oxford University Press 1670–1780

A major publisher needs large supplies of good paper and it was hard to come by in the early days of Oxford University Press. Martyn Ould will relate what the Press’s archives tell us about how suitable paper was sourced, stored and used in the period from 1670 to 1780.