Nicolas Barker

Nicolas Barker

Nicolas Barker is editor of The Book Collector. He has written many books, among them Stanley Morison (1972), Bibliotheca Lindesiana (1977), and Aldus Manutius and the Development of Greek Script and Type in the 15th Century (2nd edn 1992). He is the editor of recent editions of John Carter’s classic ABC for Book Collectors.

Courses Formerly Offered

  • C-50. Managing the Past (1993–2002)
  • M-80. Western Manuscripts & Documents, 1500–2000 (2004–2009)
  • The Librarian as Connoisseur (1990, with Robin Halwas)
  • Evidence of Ownership: Tools and Techniques for Investigating the History of an Early Printed Book (1986–1987, with Robin Halwas)
  • Greek Scholars, Scribes & Printers of the Renaissance (1985)
  • The Handmade Book, 1450–1550 (1984)
  • The 16th-Century Book (1983, with Ruth Mortimer)