The Thirteenth Biennial Early Book Society Conference
Networks of Influence: Readers, Owners, and Makers of MSS and Printed Books, 1350–1550

University of St Andrews, 4 to 7 July 2013

The thirteenth biennial EBS conference, hosted by Margaret Connolly and Julian Luxford of the St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, will be held at the University of St Andrews from July 4 to July 7, 2013, with an optional trip to Edinburgh scheduled for July 8. A special exhibition, 'From the Vaults', put on for the Early Book Society conference in the King James Library will feature items from the University of St Andrews Library’s Department of Special Collections. In Edinburgh we will visit the National Library of Scotland which houses the Bohun Psalter, the Murthly Hours, the Auchinleck manuscript and one of two extant illustrated MSS of Nicholas Love’s Mirror of the Blessed Life. The Edinburgh exhibition will be organized by Kenneth Dunn, Curator of MSS, at the NLS.

Plenary speakers include Lucy Freeman Sandler, Andrew Pettegree, Daryl Green, Kathryn Kerby-Fulton and Sue Powell.



Auchinleck Manuscript, University of St Andrews Library


Photo credits: Photographs courtesy of the University of St Andrews Library.