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David Shaw's Blog on the history of the book, early music, the history of Canterbury Cathedral Library and its collections.
Cornetts and sackbuts in Canterbury Cathedral at the Restoration
Rats in the organ at Canterbury Cathedral in 1674
Two books from the library of Sir Hans Sloane
The Canterbury Christmas Day riots, 1647
Financial record-keeping at Canterbury Cathedral in the late 17th century
The Revd Robert Hunt of Reculver (Kent) and Jamestown (Virginia)
From prison in Philadelphia to a canonry at Canterbury Cathedral
Did Canterbury Cathedral Library chain its books in the seventeenth century?
The dung heap in St George’s Lane
A military guard for the Canterbury Playhouse in 1744
Printed books surviving from Canterbury medieval libraries
News
Awarded the Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography for 2015/2016 by the Bibliographical Society of America.
New record display implemented for the online bibliography of editions of Juvenal to 1600 at http://juvenal.referata.com
Publications
`The Revd Robert Hunt of Reculver and Jamestown, Virginia', Canterbury Cathedral Archive and Library Newsletter, 55, October 2015, p. 3. [Link]
‘Canterbury Cathedral’s oldest printed item: Der Ackerman von Böhmen (1463)’, Picture This, Canterbury Cathedral Library and Archive, 1 January 2014. [Link]
‘One book, five printers: Shared printing in early sixteenth-century Paris (Franciscus Lichetus, Commentaria, Paris, 1520)’, Le Bulletin du bibliophile, 2013, no. 2, 267–288. [Download pre-print version]
'Binding fragment discoveries in Canterbury Cathedral Archives', Cathedral Libraries and Archives Association Newsletter, Winter 2013, 5–6. [Download PDF]
Lecture
'The re-establishment of Canterbury Cathedral Library in the early seventeenth century'. Wednesday 25 March 2015, Howley-Harrison Library (Canterbury Cathedral) Organised by the Friends of MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies), University of Kent. 
 
(with Prof. Kenneth Fincham), 'A monument of books: Dean John Boys's Workes (1622) and his tomb in Canterbury Cathedral'.
Church Monuments Society, Canterbury, 7 September 2014.
'Revived, kidnapped, rescued, and rebuilt: Canterbury Cathedral Library in the seventeenth century'.
Beinecke Library, Yale, 18 June 2013. [More...]
 
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