Michael L. Turner

Michael L. Turner

Michael L. Turner spent his life working in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, where he was Head of Special Collections (Printed Books) and subsequently Head of Preservation Services for the library and Oxford University Library Services. In retirement he served as co-editor for volume 5 of the Cambridge History of the Book in Britain and as President of the Oxford Bibliographical Society.

Courses Formerly Offered

  • H-80. The Stationers’ Company and the London Book Trade to 1830 (2006–2007)
  • The Big Change: British Publishing History, 1780–1840 (1989); Publishing History, 1775–1850 (1991, 1994, 1999)
  • The 19th-Century Book (1983); The 19th-Century English & American Book (1984); Sources for the Study of the 19th-Century English & American Book (1985) | co-taught with Michael Winship