Gordon Duff Prize 2018

The Gordon Duff Prize is an annual competition for an essay on any one of the following subjects: bibliography, palaeography, typography, book-binding, book-illustration, or the science of books and manuscripts and the arts relating thereto.

The Prize, which will be of the value of £500, is open to all members of the University.

To enter, candidates must submit the proposed subjects of their essays to Dr Jill Whitelock, Head of Special Collections, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, CB3 9DR (  so as to reach her not later than the last day of the Michaelmas Term, i.e. 19 December 2017. Candidates will be informed whether their proposed subjects are approved by the Library Syndicate after its meeting in 6 February 2018.

If the proposed subject is approved, essays, which must not exceed 10,000 words in length, must be submitted by the last day of Lent Term, 25 March 2018.

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