Highlighted Book Series: Library of the Written World


“One of the most outstanding series in the field of European book history.” - Mart van Duijn, Leiden University Libraries, in Quaerendo.




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New: Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens Online

The aim of the Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens (“Dictionary of the Book”) is to render the complete knowledge about the book in an academically reliable and exact manner, in alphabetical order.

New series in Cartography: Maps, Spaces, Cultures

This innovative series seeks monographs and essay collections that investigate how notions of space, geography, and mapping shaped medieval and early modern cultures.

Featured Bibliography: Book History Online

Is the international bibliography in the field of book and library history. It provides a comprehensive survey of all scholarly publications written from a historical perspective.


Acquisitions Editors

Arjan van Dijk

Early Modern Studies: Reformation and Renaissance, Book History, Intellectual History and Jesuit Studies


Wendel Scholma

Modern History, Cultural History, Economic and Social History, Legal History, History of Cartography