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Published on Friday, June 22, 2018 by Anastasia Giardinelli

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Antoine Vérard was a major Parisian editor and publisher of the late 15th and early 16th century and is well known for his production of illustrated books. After the death of Caxton, he became the main provider of French printed books for the royal library of Henry VII

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Antoine Vérard was a major Parisian editor and publisher of the late 15th and early 16th century and is well known for his production of illustrated books. After the death of Caxton, he became the main provider of French printed books for the royal library of Henry VII

A workshop about Antoine Vérard's early printed books will be held at the British Library on June 28th, from 2 to 4pm, with Louis-Gabriel Bonicoli (NY State University at Albany), Irène Fabry-Tehranchi (BL) and Karen Limper-Herz (BL). The workshop, held with a display of books published by Vérard, will include an introduction to the British Library early books collections and a discussion of Vérard's production, in particular his illustrated books, including deluxe illuminated copies printed on vellum.

This event is sponsored by the Early Modern Book Project (https://embookproject.org/), in collaboration with the British Library, and received the support of the Friends of the British Library.

If you would like to attend this workshop, please register at admin@embookproject.org.

Takes place on: Thursday 28 June 2018 (from 2 to 4pm).

Location: London, British Library

Speakers

  • Louis-Gabriel Bonicoli (NY State University at Albany)
  • Irène Fabry-Tehranchi (BL)
  • Karen Limper-Herz (BL)

Places

  • British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB
    London, Britain

Date(s)

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018

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Keywords

  • livres, illustration, imprimerie, Vérard, Paris

Contact(s)

  • Louis-Gabriel Bonicoli
    courriel : lbonicoli [at] albany [dot] edu

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Information source

  • Catherine Kikuchi
    courriel : catherine [at] rideau-kikuchi [dot] fr

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« Antoine Vérard's early printed books », Miscellaneous information, Calenda, Published on Friday, June 22, 2018, https://calenda.org/445889

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