Bibliographical Society

Annual Meeting March 24, 2023

The Annual Meeting of the BSUVA will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday, March 24, 2023 in UVa’s Harrison/Small auditorium. A short business meeting will be followed by the unveiling of a new digital publication:

Handsome, Durable, and Inexpensive: The ‘Modern Library,’ 1925-1959

The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia is hosting their annual meeting, announcing the publication, in conjunction with the UVa Library, of an online bibliography of the Modern Library, the most important American reprint series of significant works of literature and thought published in the twentieth century.  A tour of the site will feature a talk by David Vander Meulen, Professor of English at UVA and editor of the journal of the Bibliographical Society of UVA, Studies in Bibliography. Vander Meulen is preparing a history of the work of the illustrator and former Charlottesville resident Warren Chappell.

The meeting is a VA Book Festival event.