Recent publications

St ChrisMonographs:

Italian Renaissance book bindings: Their makers and owners (Hobson, A.R.H. and Potten, E. [ed.]) New York: Jerry Kelly, 2018 – forthcoming

Association and Provenance: A Volume of Essays in Memory of Eric Stanley, comprising Poetica volumes 89 and 90, Autumn 2018

Emprynted in thys manere: Early printed treasures from Cambridge University Library (Potten, E. & Dourish, E., eds.) Cambridge: 2014

Chapters:

‘Northern Congregational College Library’ in A history of the dissenting academies in the British Isles, 1660-1860 (Rivers, I., ed.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018 – forthcoming with Rachel Eckersley

Articles:

‘A series of uncertainties: Dating the Buxheim Saint Christopher’, in Reading copy-specific features: Producers, owners and readers of incunabula, Brill: 2018 – forthcoming

‘A mendicant pharmacopeia: Robert Edward Hart’s copy of the 1485 Gart der Gesundheit’, in Association and Provenance: A Volume of Essays in Memory of Eric Stanley, comprising Poetica volumes 89 and 90, Autumn 2018, pp. 69-82

Hidden in plain view: Decoration and double meaning in the English private library’, The Book Collector, Winter 2018, pp. 706-731

‘”The library whereof the librarian is deceit’: Decoration and double meaning at Mount Stewart House’ in National Trust Historic Houses & Collections (London: National Trust, published in association with Apollo Magazine, 2017)

Lines of thought: Discoveries that changed the world (Cambridge: Cambridge University Library, 2016)

‘The rest of the iceberg: Reassessing private book ownership in the nineteenth century’ in Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society volume 15(3) – volume for 2014, published 2015

‘Beyond bibliophilia: Contextualizing private libraries in the nineteenth century’, in Library & Information History, Vol. 31 No. 2, May 2015, 73–94

‘Toms, William Henry (c.1701-1765)’ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2014

Incunabula on the move (Potten, E. & Tokunaga, S., eds.) special issue of Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society volume 15(1) – volume for 2012, published 2014, which included ‘The current state and future direction of incunable studies’ pp. 1-7 (Potten & Tokunaga)

White Knights Library: Catalogue of that distinguished and celebrated library which will be sold by auction CUP reprint of the original 1819 auction catalogue, with a new introduction by Ed Potten (2014)

A catalogue of the library of the late John, Duke of Roxburghe CUP reprint of the original 1812 auction catalogue, with a new introduction by Ed Potten (2014)

‘Bound in vellum and lettered: the Tatton Park Library’, National Trust Historic Houses & Collections (London: National Trust, published in association with Apollo Magazine, 2013), 2–11

‘The Dissenting Academies Online Virtual Library System, What Midletown Read and The Reading Experience Database’ The Library, 13/3 (2012), 351–5

‘From Printed Book to Manuscript – the Nostell Priory Αρχαιονομια’ Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 11 – Proceedings of the Eleventh International Seminar (Museum Tusculanum: 2010)

‘A Great Number of Usefull Books: The Hidden Library of Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington (1652-1694)’ in Library & Information History, vol. 25 No. 1, March, 2009, pp. 33-49 – nominated for the Library History Prize, 2010

‘The Ewe-Lamb of the Lyme Park Library – Caxton’s 1487 Sarum Missal’ in ApolloHistoric Houses and Collections Annual 2009, pp. 42-47 (with James Rothwell)