Below you can find a list of my publications. Some of these are fully Open Access, and you can access the text by clicking on the link in the description.


The bookshop of the world. making and trading books in the dutch golden age

Published in February 2019 by Yale University Press. Order here.

Also available in Dutch as De Boekhandel van de Wereld. Drukkers, boekverkopers en lezers in de Gouden Eeuw (Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2019).

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dutch and flemish newspapers of the seventeenth century, 1618-1700

Published in two volumes by Brill in 2017. Available here. Read more, including reviews, here.

“an astonishing achievement” […] “an invaluable reference work for anyone working on the history of newspapers in seventeenth-century Europe, or on the book trade in the early modern Netherlands.” […] “These two volumes are immensely welcome, both as an intervention in scholarship on news in early modern Europe, and as a contribution to bibliography that will be invaluable for decades to come.” - Joad Raymond, Renaissance Quarterly 71 (2018)

Journal articles and chapters in edited volumes

on Newspapers

'Towards a complete bibliography of seventeenth-century Dutch newspapers: Delpher and its applications’, Tijdschrift voor Tijdschriftstudies 38 (2015), pp. 21-27. Open access here.

‘Utrecht’s First Newspaper Re-discovered: Adriaen Leenaertsz and the Nieuwe Courante uyt Italien, Duytslandt ende Nederlant (1623)’, Quaerendo 46, No. 1 (2016), pp. 1-19. Subscribed access here.

‘The Battle of the Downs: reporting victory and defeat in the early periodical press’, Media History 24, No. 1 (2018), pp. 1-25. Subscribed access here.

‘A Brussels competitor to Abraham Verhoeven? The discovery of the serial Nouvelles Neutrelles (1621)’, De Gulden Passer 95, No. 1 (2017), pp. 37-60. Journal website here.

‘Competition, choice and diversity in the newspaper trade of the Golden Age’, The Early Modern Low Countries 2, No. 1 (2018), pp. 7-23. Open access here.

‘Boek van het Jaar. Vierhonderd jaar Nederlandse kranten. De Courante uyt Italien en Tijdinghen uyt verscheyde quartieren (1618)’, Jaarboek van het Nederlands Genootschap van Bibliofielen, 26 (2019), pp. 27-57.

on newspaper Advertising

‘Publicity and its Uses. Lost Books as Revealed in Newspaper Advertisements in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic’, co-written with Andrew Pettegree, in Flavia Bruni and Andrew Pettegree (eds.), Lost Books. Reconstructing the Print World of Pre-Industrial Europe (Leiden: Brill, 2016), pp. 202-222. Open access here.

‘From piety to profit: the development of newspaper advertising in the Dutch Golden Age’, in Siv Gøril Brandtzaeg, Paul Goring and Christine Watson (eds.), Travelling Chronicles: Episodes in the History of News and Newspapers from the Early Modern Period to the Eighteenth Century (Leiden: Brill, 2018), pp. 233-253. Open access here.

‘News, Neighbours, and Commerce: Newspaper Advertising in the Information Culture of the Dutch Republic’, co-written with Andrew Pettegree, The Early Modern Low Countries 2, No. 1 (2018), pp. 103-118. Open access here.

‘Booksellers, newspaper advertisements and a national market for print in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic’, in Shanti Graheli (ed.), Buying and Selling. The Business of Books in Early Modern Europe (Leiden: Brill, 2019), pp. 420-447. Subscribed access here.

on POlitical culture and communication

‘“Everyone has hereby been warned.” The Structure and Typography of Broadsheet Ordinances and the Communication of Governance in the Early Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic’, in Andrew Pettegree (ed.), Broadsheets: Single-Sheet Publishing in the First Age of Print (Leiden: Brill, 2017), pp. 240-267. Subscribed access here.


on Dutch book culture and 'lost books'

‘What was published in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic?’, co-written with Andrew Pettegree, Livre. Revue Historique (2018), pp. 1-22. Open access here.

‘The library as a weapon of state. The pamphlet collection of Gaspar Fagel in Trinity College, Dublin’, co-written with Andrew Pettegree, in Elizabethann Boran (ed.), Book Collecting in Britain and Ireland, 1650-1850 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2018), pp. 223-235. Order here.

‘Fear and Loathing in Weesp. Personal and political networks in the Dutch print world’, in Graeme Kemp and Alexander Wilkinson (eds.), Negotiating Conflict and Controversy in the Early Modern Book World (Leiden: Brill, 2019), pp. 88-106. Subscribed access here.

professional translation

Two chapters, from Dutch to English, for Joop Koopmans, Early Modern Media and the News in Europe (Leiden: Brill, 2018).