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Nigel Larkin's and Simon Moore's publications


1. Nigel Larkin's publications (Simon Moore's follow below):

As well as writing the following research papers, Nigel has contributed to the books shown on the right of this page and below

For more information about the research papers - including the abstracts - visit Nigel's home page at Academia.Edu: http://norfolk.academia.edu/NigelLarkin

Publications:

Displaying dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum, London. Lindsay, W., Larkin, N. and Smith, N. (1996). Curator, The Museums Journal, 39/4.

Plastic containers: a comparison. Larkin, N., Makridou, E. and Comerford, G. (1998). The Conservator, 22.

Comparing gap-fillers used in conserving sub-fossil material. Larkin, N. and Makridou, E. (1999). The Geological Curator 7 (2), 81-90.

Using experimental studies of recent faecal material to examine hyaena coprolites from the West Runton Freshwater Bed, Norfolk, England. Larkin, N., Alexander, J., and Lewis, M. (2000). Journal of Archaeological Science 27, 19-31.

Analysis of volatile organic compounds in plastic containers used for museum storage. Larkin, N., Makridou, E. and Blades, N. (2000). The Conservator, 24.

Conservation of Late Miocene Fossils in Abu Dhabi. Larkin, N., Chapter 4 in "Abu Dhabi 8 Million Years Ago: Late Miocene Fossils From the Western Region". Editors: Mark Beech & Peter Hellyer, ADIAS 2005. ISBN 9948-03188-1.

"Out Of Eden: The Eden Project Companion". Contributing author. Published by Eden Project Books, 2005. ISBN 1-903-91926-6.

"Art at the Rockface: The Fascination of Stone in Art". Moore, A.W. and Larkin, N. (2006). Published by Phillip Wilson, 2006. 96pp.

"Art at the Rockface - making an exhibition on the fascination of stone". Larkin, N. and Moore, A.W. (2006). Deposits, issue 5, 34-37.

"Art at the Rockface - making an exhibition on the fascination of stone" . Larkin, N. and Moore, A.W. (2006). The Magazine of the Geological Association, Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2006, p16-17.

"The earliest appearance of Norwegian indicator erratics in the glacial succession of Northeast Norfolk". Hoare, P.G., Larkin, N.R. and Connell, E.R (2006). Quaternary Research Association Bulletin

"Happisburgh Site 1 (TG388307). Ashton, N., Parfitt, S.A., Lewis, S.G. Coppe, R. and Larkin, N. East Anglian Field Guide. Edited by Candy, I., Lee, J.T., and Harrison, A.M. Quaternary Research Association, 2008.

"The glacial erratic collection at Norwich Castle Museum". Hoare, P.G., Larkin, N.R. (2008). Bulletin of the Geological Society of Norfolk, 58, 37-61.

"Marine Isotope Stage 7–6 transition age for beach sediments at Morston, north Norfolk, U.K.: implications for Pleistocene chronology, stratigraphy and tectonics." Hoare, P.G., Gale, S.J., Robinson, R.A.J., Connell, E.R. & Larkin, N.R.,. 2009. Journal of Quaternary Science 24, 311–316.

"Early Pleistocene human occupation at the edge of the boreal zone in northwest Europe". Simon A. Parfitt, Nick M. Ashton, Simon G. Lewis, Richard L. Abel, G. Russell Coope, Mike H. Field, Rowena Gale, Peter G. Hoare, Nigel R. Larkin, Mark D. Lewis, Vassil Karloukovski, Barbara A. Maher, Sylvia M. Peglar, Richard C. Preece, John E. Whittaker & Chris B. Stringer. Nature 466, 229-233 (8 July 2010).

"Taphonomy of the West Runton Mammoth". Stuart, A.J. & Larkin, N.R. (2010) Quaternary International 228, 217e232.

"Literally a ‘mammoth task’: The conservation, preparation and curation of the West Runton Mammoth skeleton". Nigel R. Larkin (2010) Quaternary International 228, 233e240.

"The virtual and physical preparation of the Collard plesiosaur from Bridgwater Bay, Somerset, UK". Larkin, N.R., O'Connor S. and Parsons (2010) The Geological Curator 9 (3): 107 - 116.

"Exceptionally large hyaena coprolites from West Runton and the possible presence of the giant short-faced hyaena (Pachycrocuta brevirostris)" . Parfitt, S.A. & Larkin, N.R. (2010) In: The larger Carnivora of the West Runton Freshwater Bed, by Mark Lewis, Martina Pacher & Alan Turner. Quaternary International xxx (2010) 1-20.

“The Pliocene and Pleistocene mollusc archive at Norwich Castle Museum” Larkin, N.R. & P.E.P. Norton (2010). Bulletin of the Geological Society of Norfolk, no.60, 3-35.

“Possible ice-rafted erratics in late Early to early Middle Pleistocene shallow marine and coastal deposits in northeast Norfolk, UK“. Larkin, N.R, Lee, J.R. and Connell, R. (2011). Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 134, 2011.

“Mammoth and Mastodon collagen sequences; survival and utility”. Buckley, M., Larkin, N. and Collins, M. (2011). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 75, Issue 7, 1 April 2011, Pages 2007-2016.

“Pyrite Decay: cause and effect, prevention and cure”. Larkin, N.R. (2011). In The Newsletter of the Natural Sciences Collections Association, Issue 21, August 2011, p 35-43. ISSN No. 1741-3974.

“Biotically constrained palaeoenvironmental conditions of a mid-Holocene intertidal lagoon on the southern shore of the Arabian Gulf: evidence associated with a whale skeleton at Musaffah, Abu Dhabi, UAE.". J.R. Stewart, S. Aspinall, M. Beech, P. Fenberg, P. Hellyer, N. Larkin, S.W. Lokier, F.G. Marx, M. Meyer, R. Miller, P.S. Rainbow, J.D. Taylor, J.E. Whittaker, K. Al-Mehsin & C.J. Strohmenger. Quaternary Science Reviews (November 2011).

“Conservation of the faunal remains." In ‘Neanderthals Among Mammoths: Excavations at Lynford Quarry, Norfolk’. English Heritage, 2012.

“Adulterating polypropylene containers: not a clear open and shut case." Larkin, N.R. (2012) In NatSCA News, The Newsletter of the Natural Sciences Collections Association, Issue 22, March 2012, pages 80-82.

“Mobile Macrophotography." Larkin, N.R. (2012) In NatSCA News, The Newsletter of the Natural Sciences Collections Association, Issue 22, March 2012, pages 14-17.

“The geological Heritage of Banham, South Norfolk: cider, bricks and tunnel vision." Larkin, N.R. & Hoare, P.G. (2012), Bulletin of the Geological Society of Norfolk, 62, 3-19.

"Why look at fossils in infra-red?". Nigel Larkin. Programme and Abstracts 61st Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy & 22nd Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation & Geological Curators’ Group meeting, Edinburgh, 27th–30th August 2013. Edited by Stig Walsh, Nick Fraser, Stephen Brusatte, Jeff Liston and Vicen Carrió.

"An intriguing new vertebrate fossil from Lyme Regis". Nigel R. Larkin. Programme and Abstracts 61st Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy & 22nd Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation & Geological Curators’ Group meeting, Edinburgh, 27th–30th August 2013. Edited by Stig Walsh, Nick Fraser, Stephen Brusatte, Jeff Liston and Vicen Carrió. See: http://www.natural-history-conservation.com/LRfish.pdf

"Infrared thermal imaging as a collections management tool". Nigel R. Larkin. Journal of Natural Science Collections, Volume 1, 2013. Pp 59 - 65.

"Baffling Bones From Lyme Regis". Nigel R. Larkin. Deposits Magazine, Volume 38, 2013. Pp 44 - 47.

"The History of Palaeontology at Doncaster Museum." Alistair Bowden, Dean R.Lomax, Peter Robinson and Nigel R. Larkin. Geological Curator 01.2014; Volume 10(1): pp 22 - 45.

"Exceptional preservation of Upper Carboniferous (lower Westphalian) fossils from Edlington, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK". Dean R. Lomax, Peter Robinson, Christopher J. Cleal, Alistair Bowden and Nigel R. Larkin. Geological Journal 08/2014; DOI: 10.1002/gj.2602.

" Early Middle Pleistocene sediments at Sidestrand, northeast Norfolk, yield the most extensive preglacial cold stage beetle assemblage from Britain". Nigel R. Larkin, G. Russell Coope, Jonathan R. Lee and Barbara Silva. Quaternary International, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.03.036

"Infrared thermal imaging as a collections management tool". Nigel R. Larkin. Programme and Abstracts 62nd Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy & 23rd Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation & Geological Curators’ Group meeting, York, September 2014. See: http://www.natural-history-conservation.com/infraredposter.pdf

"A Tale of Two Mysticeti". Nigel R. Larkin. Programme and Abstracts 62nd Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy & 23rd Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation & Geological Curators’ Group meeting, York, September 2014. See: http://www.natural-history-conservation.com/twomysteceti.pdf

"A Humerus Tale: Investigating and recording a new species of Ichthyosaurus from Pleinsbachian deposits at Charmouth, England ". Nigel R. Larkin and Dean R. Lomax. Programme and Abstracts 62nd Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy & 23rd Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation & Geological Curators’ Group meeting, York, September 2014. See: http://www.natural-history-conservation.com/DoncasterIchthyosaur.pdf

"Cleaning a dolphin skull and mandible to enable assessment of an unusual mid-nineteenth century scrimshaw". Nigel R. Larkin, Janet West and Laura Porro. Journal of Natural Science Collections, 2. pp 29-34. 2015.

"Using an infrared thermal imaging camera can help you to understand the complexities of your museum environments in much more detail than any other method". Nigel R. Larkin. SPNHC Connection, March 2015, Vol 29 number 12, pp. 32 - 34 (ISSN 2376-239X).

"Late Quaternary sea-level changes of the Persian Gulf". Stephen W. Lokier, Mark D. Bateman, Nigel R. Larkin, Philip Rye, John R. Stewart. Quaternary Research, 2015.

"An unexpected journey: the fall and rise of Ichthyosaurus anningae, from fossil to plaster cast to holotype". Nigel R. Larkin and Dean R. Lomax. The Geological Curator 10 (3): 107-119.

"Recording, dismantling, cleaning and packing Cambridge University's 70ft-long Finback Whale skeleton". Nigel R. Larkin. PDF poster for NatSCA's 'Bone Day' conference 2015: 'Bone collections: using, conserving and understanding osteology in Museums', Cambridge Univesirty Museum of Zoology, 8th September 2015.

"Japanese tissue paper: some uses in osteological conservation". Nigel R. Larkin. PDF poster for NatSCA's 'Bone Day' conference 2015: 'Bone collections: using, conserving and understanding osteology in Museums', Cambridge Univesirty Museum of Zoology, 8th September 2015.

"Bones of Contention: common problems encountered when remounting museum skeletons and how to resolve them.". Nigel R. Larkin. Presentation for NatSCA's 'Bone Day' conference 2015: 'Bone collections: using, conserving and understanding osteology in Museums', Cambridge Univesirty Museum of Zoology, 8th September 2015.

"Cleaning, packing and moving a 115 year old taxidermied adult male orang-utan, stuck in a very fragile old nest of leaves in a tree with other nests." Larkin, N. R. 2016. Journal of Natural Science Collections, Vol 3: 38-42.

"A method to safely move mounted skeletons." Larkin, N. R. 2016. Journal of Natural Science Collections, Vol 3: 29-37.

"Japanese tissue paper and its use in osteological conservation." Larkin, N. R. 2016. Journal of Natural Science Collections, Vol 3: 62-67.

"Meeting the challenge of displaying a giant fossil." Larkin, N. R. and Buttler, C. J. 2016. Earth Heritage 46.

"A ton of trouble: cleaning, conserving and mounting a large 300 million year old giant clubmoss plant fossil from north Wales for display." Larkin, N. R. and Buttler, C. J. 2016. Programme and Abstracts 64th Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy & 25th Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation & Geological Curators’ Group meeting, August 2016. See: http://www.natural-history-conservation.com/StigmariaPoster.pdf

"The discovery of a rare neonate Ichthyosaurus communis skeleton at the Lapworth Museum of Geology and the research to determine its lost provenance." Larkin, N. R., Lomax, D. R., Boomer, I and Smithson, K. 2016. Programme and Abstracts 64th Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy & 25th Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation & Geological Curators’ Group meeting, August 2016.

"The discovery in a museum collection of the largest known skeleton of Ichthyosaurus in the world and its redisplay, including 3D printing missing bones." Larkin, N. R., Lomax, D.R., Meehitiya, L, Dey, S and Porro, L. 2016. Programme and Abstracts 64th Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy & 25th Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation & Geological Curators’ Group meeting, August 2016. See: http://www.natural-history-conservation.com/ThinktankIchthyosaurPoster.pdf

"Palaeoecology of a reworked, Late Cretaceous inoceramid bivalve: Crimplesham, East Anglia, UK" Larkin, N. R. & Donovan, S.K. 2016. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pgeola.2016.02.011.

"Conserving and mounting a large 300 million year old fossilised giant clubmoss plant from north Wales for display" Larkin, N.R. and Buttler, C.J. 2016. The Geological Curator 10 (6): 243 - 252.

"Challenges behind the Biddulph restoration" Larkin, N.R. 2017. Earth Heritage 47: 33.




2. Simon Moore's publications

  • 1 A technique for the histological preparation of spiders. Journal of Science Technology, 17 (2): 13-17 (1973).
  • 2 Some spider organs as seen by the SEM, with special reference to the book lung. Bulletin of British Arachnological Society, 3 (7): 177-187 (1976).
  • 3 Some notes on freeze-drying spiders. Bulletin of British Arachnological Society, 4 (2): 83-88 (1977).
  • 4 Restoration of the Quekett microscope slide collection. Microscopy, 33: 489-494 (1979).
  • 5 Problems with glass museum jars solved. Biology Curators' Group Newsletter, 2 (8): 384-389 (1980).
  • 6 Morphological variation in the hydromedusa Calycopsis borchgrevinki. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 25: 245-256 (1984).
  • 7 Re-description of the leptomedusan Blackfordia virginica. Journal of the Marine biological association of the United Kingdom, 67: 287-291 (1987).
  • 8 A gravimetric method of distinguishing between spirit and formalin. Biology Curators' Group Newsletter, 4 (5): 113 (1987).
  • 9 A new species of cubomedusan from Northern Australia. The Beagle, 5 (1): 1-4.
  • 10 Conservation of spirit specimens. In Conservation of Natural History Specimens. Manchester Museum. (1989a).
  • 11 Narcotising sea anemones. Journal of the Marine biological association of the United Kingdom, 69 (4): 803-811 (1989b).
  • 12 Investigation into the preservation of the ET Browne collection of hydromedusae. Journal of the Marine biological Association of the United Kingdom, 70 : 477-480 (1990). [Reprinted in Conservation News 53: 40-41 (1994).
  • 13 Relative humidity and temperature for display and storage of biological specimens. In Standards in the Museum Care of Biological Collections. Museum and Galleries Commission, London (1992a).
  • 14 Freeze drying spiders. Life after Death, UKIC symposium publication (1992b).
  • 15 Book review: Biology in the Conservation of Works of Art. (ICCROM) Conservation News, 51: 22-23 (1993a).
  • 16 Cryo-resistant fluids in biological specimens: lyophilo-resistance. Conservation News, 51: 38 (1993b).
  • 17 Problems encountered in maintaining fluid-preserved specimens. Conservation News, 51: 38-39 (1993c).
  • 18 Conservation Unit-funded study tour to USA and Canada. Conservation News, 52: 39-40 (1993d).
  • 19 Bones - to degrease or not to degrease? Conservation News, 52: 40-41 (1993e).
  • 20 Restoration of Oates bird case, use of almond oil and Eulan WA. Conservation News, 52: 41 (1993f).
  • 21 SPNHC Conference, Victoria June, 1993: Flood Disaster at Texas A&M University. Biology Curators' Group Newsletter, 6 (3): 31-33 (1994a).
  • 22 What fluid is in this bottle? Biology Curators' Group Newsletter, 6 (4): 44-45 (1994b).
  • 23 Fluid-preserved collections: topping up sealed containers. Conservation News, 54: 38-39 (1994c).
  • 24 The Romsey Hoopoe - a case for feather restoration? Conservation News, 54: 38 (1994d).
  • 25 Repair of damaged spirit-preserved specimens - giving the needle. Conservation News, 56: 24 (1995a).
  • 26 Why not just call it a house sparrow? Journal of the Guild of Taxidermists, 25: 14-15 (1995b).
  • 27 [With RE Rau] Restoring old mammal mounts (Munich Quagga). Conservation News, 57: 22-25 (1995c).
  • 28 A mycoherbarium for Hampshire. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 1: 8-13 (1996a).
  • 29 Book review: Storage of Natural History Collections: a preventive conservation approach . Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 3: 18-19 (1996b).
  • 30 Cambridge 1996 - The International Congress - an overview. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 4: 13-15 (1996c).
  • 31 Are we relying too heavily on computers? (For recording data, writing labels). Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 4: 17 (1996d).
  • 32 Narcotising sea anemones. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 5: 10-20 (1997a).
  • 33 Phenoxetol: friend or foe? (A personal history). Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 6: 24-25 (1997b).
  • 34 Fly orchid aberration? Another record. BSBI News, 76: 21-22 (1997c).
  • 35 The Conservation Forum Insurance Seminar. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 7: 5-6 (1998a).
  • 36 Pests - some less usual occurrences. Insert to Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 7 (1998b).
  • 37 Hardiness of Anthrenus beetle. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 8: 27 (1998c).
  • 38 Fluid Preservation. In: Care and conservation of Natural History Collections. Eds DJ Carter & A Walker. Butterworth & Heinemann, Oxford.
  • 39 Deodorising skeletal material. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 10: 24-25.
  • 40 Humitemp conditioning for biological collections at Hampshire Museums Service. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 10 (1999c).
  • 41 Dust. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 11: 7-8 (2000a).
  • 42 Two conservation problems. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 13: 9-10 (2000b).
  • 43 BCG trip to Budapest Natural History Museum, October 2000. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 16: 22-24 (2000c).
  • 44 Transferring biological specimens from formalin to alcohol. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 17: 43-45.
  • 45 Museum rescue - saving disposed and de-accessioned material. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 18: (in press).
  • 46 Two talks from seminar Fluid preservation - do we really understand it? History of fluid preservation. Histological effects of fixation and long-term preservation. Preservatives - are they beneficial or not? Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter, 18:(in press).
  • 47 Museum Rescue: saving de-accessioned and material for disposal. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter 18: 14-15. 2002.
  • 48 A brief history of fluid preservation with some basic facts about it including labels and inks. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter 18: 21-24. 2002.
  • 49 Histological effects of fixation and long-term preservation – are preservatives beneficial or not? Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter 18: 24-26. 2002
  • 50 The hardiness of Anthrenus 2. Natural Sciences Conservation Group Newsletter 19: 21. 2002
  • 51 Natural Sciences Conservation in the UK. NatSCA News 1: 42-43. 2003
  • 52 Solving fungal problems in heritage collections – review. NatSCA News 2: 34-35. 2004
  • 53 Potter’s museum of curiosities, a personal recollection. NatSCA News 3: 56. 2004.
  • 54 MOORE, S. J. 2004e: Ol Yellow Belly: a problem with stoat ventral fur. NatSCA News, 4: 31.
  • 55 MOORE, S. J. 2004f: Cleaning dusty feathers, a technique that works! NatSCA News, 4: 32-33.
  • 56 MOORE, S. J. 2004g: Removing pooled fat and mothproofing freeze-dried mammals by perfusion. NatSCA News, 4: 33-34.
  • 57 MOORE, S. J. 2005a: Repair of a foetal elephant’s foot at the Cole Museum, Reading University. NatSCA News, 5: 21-24.
  • 58 MOORE, S. J. 2005b: The origins of NatSCA- a personal history. NatSCA News, 4: 31.
  • 59 MOORE, S. J. 2005c: Natural History Collections. In: Manual of Housekeeping, (Ed. Cronyn, J). The National Trust, Elsevier, London.
  • 60 MOORE, S. J. 2005d: Poster review and extra information from the SPNHC NatSCA Conference 2005. NatSCA News, 6: 46-48.
  • 61 MOORE, S. J. 2005e: Use of Japanese tissues in repair of natural science specimens. NatSCA News, 7: 8-14.
  • 62 MOORE, S. J. 2005f: Problems with lipid and fluid-preserved specimens. NatSCA News, 7: 14-15.
  • 63 MOORE, S. J. 2006a: Conserving transparencies (specimens). NatSCA News, 8: 12-14.
  • 64 MOORE, S. J. 2006b: The mycoherbarium at Hampshire County Council Museums Service: storage and preparation issues. NatSCA News, 9: 4-5.
  • 65 MOORE, S. J. 2006c: A personal review of the Liverpool Conference. NatSCA News, 9: 49-51.
  • 66 MOORE, S. J. 2006d: Book review for A guide to the restoration of antique taxidermy specimens .Rex Merchant. NatSCA News, 9: 52.
  • 67 MOORE, S. J. 2006e: Overcoming problems with resin (embedment preparation) blocks. NatSCA News,10: 17-21.
  • 68 MOORE, S. J. 2007a: Japanese Tissues: uses in repairing natural science specimens. Collection Forum 21 (1): 126-132.
  • 69 MOORE, S. J. 2007b: Overview of the NatSCA Biochemistry Seminar. NatSCA News,11 : 25-27.
  • 70 MOORE, S. J. 2007c: Old jar sealants. NatSCA News,12 : 20-22.
  • 71 MOORE, S. J. 2007d: INP, Table Ronde, Grande Galérie d’Evolution, Paris, December 2006 (review). NatSCA News,12 : 42-44.
  • 72 MOORE, S. J. 2008: Updates on computer printer inks and papers for internal labelling of fluid-preserved specimens. NatSCA News, 14: 36-40.
  • 73 MOORE, S. J. 2009a: The future of fluid preservation 'fixation in the balance: the case for using formalin'. NatSCA News, 16: 18-21.
  • 74 MOORE, S. J. 2009b: Adhesives for fluid-preserved specimens. NatSCA News, 16: 32-35.
  • 75 MOORE, S. J. 2009c: SPNHC Conference in Leiden, 2009. NatSCA News, 18: 36-44.
  • 76 MOORE, S. J. 2009d: Carpet beetle and other insect pest infestation relating to bird re-feathering and repair. NatSCA News, 18: 49-52.
  • 77 MOORE, S. J. 2010a: Preservation of Botanical specimens in fluid. NatSCA News, 19: 85-88.
  • 78 MOORE, S. J. 2013: An adhesive for alcohol-preserved biological specimens. Journal of Institute of Science Technology, Summer 2013: 24-28.
  • 79 MOORE, S. J. 2015: Cleaning the fur of taxidermy specimens. In The conservation of hair. Eds. L. Bacon, V. Purewal, E. Kingham and D. Phipps. Archetype Publications, London.

    Publications Simon has written on additional subjects include books on the history of British table and pocket cutlery:

  • Cutlery for the Table (Hallamshire Press, 1999)
  • Table Knives and Forks (Shire Album, 2006)
  • Penknives and other Folding Knives (Shire Album, 1988)
  • Spoons: 1650 - 2000 (Shire Album, 2005)
  • Pocket Fruit Knives (Antique Knives Ltd, 2008)


  • Simon has also contributed to:

  • "The Dictionary of Art" (Macmillan)
  • "Mesters to Masters" - a History of Sheffield cutlers (Oxford University Press).

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