Print Networks


Peter Isaac Essay Prize

In honour of our founder, the late Professor Peter Isaac, Print Networks announces the foundation of a biennial essay prize for the best essay in the field of the History of the Book Trade in the Anglophone world.

The Print Networks committee is pleased to announce the prize winner in this inaugural year: Sylvia Nickerson, a doctoral candidate in the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Technology and Science at the University of Toronto. Her essay is entitled: 'Referees, Publishers' Readers and The Image of Mathematics in Nineteenth Century England'. Sylvia wins £150, free attendance at our Print Networks summer conference in Chichester, UK on 'Travel, Topography and the Book Trade' and publication of her essay in the journal Publishing History. Congratulations Sylvia!