Maslen (K. I. D.) and J. Lancaster: The Bowyer ledgers. 1991. Pp. 605.

The Society is pleased to announce that  Keith Maslen and John Lancaster’s edition of the Bowyer Ledgers, first published by the Society with the Bibliographical Society of America  in 1991, is now freely available online, with new corrections and additions by the editors (in process), under a Creative Commons licence, at

This release initiates the Society’s new open access policy, under which publications in which the Society holds the sole rights will be made freely available two years following print publication. This policy is intended to further the Society’s charitable object of supporting bibliography, through encouraging the creation, enhancement and use of digital datasets. The Society has supported a number of important digital resources for bibliographical study, and welcomes applications for Fellowships and grants that include innovative digital elements.

NB. Copies of the original publication are still available for purchase: see Current publications.