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Detail of the Sheldonian Theatre from David Loggan (1635-1700), Oxonia illustrata (1675).

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The Oxford Bibliographical Society was founded in 1922 to encourage bibliographical research. Membership of the Society is available, on application, to all those interested in manuscripts, printed books and the arts and trades connected with them. Members may attend all the meetings, visits as appropriate, and receive the publications for the years of their membership free.

If you are interested in joining or re-joining the Society, please see the How to Join page.

Registered Charity Number 1162319.

Latest News

Subscriptions for 2018

From 1 January 2018, membership rates will rise (for the first time in twenty years) to the following: Individuals £30 (€35, $45); Subscribers (institutional) £40 (€60, $70); Students £15 (€20, $30); Life Membership £700 (€850, $950).

Subscriptions may be paid by cheque, money order, bank transfer, standing order or PayPal (for the last option please contact the Treasurer at treasurer@oxbibsoc.org.uk). 

A descriptive catalogue of the western manuscripts to c. 1600, in Christ Church, Oxford

The Oxford Bibliographical Society is pleased to announce the publication of the second in its Special Series of Manuscript Catalogues. The volume is A descriptive catalogue of the western manuscripts to c. 1600, in Christ Church, Oxford by Ralph Hanna and David Rundle. The volume retails at £100 but is free to members, existing and new (annual subscription £20).

OBS publications are now available from Blackwell's Rare Books

The Oxford Bibliographical Society's publications are now available from Blackwell's Rare Books in Oxford. 

Blackwell's will fulfil orders for new publications, and for those from the back-list, to members (at the special members' prices), non-members, institutions and the book-trade.  To order Monographs and titles from the Occasional Publications series please contact:

Blackwell's Rare Books
48-51 Broad Street
Oxford
OX1 3BQ