Access a collection of 19th-century schoolbooks printed in the United States. Examine digital facsimiles of thirty books.
Features a Gopher menu of collections in book history. Find bibliographies, printing and publishing histories, library catalogs, and labels.
Encourages the study of print history and related subjects including calligraphy, type founding and publishing. Link to an in-house journal.
Browse this exhibit on book arts and technology in 19th-century England. Articles describe printing methods, lithography, and the use of photographs as illustrations.
Devoted to opposing censorship in the literary arts. Discusses books which have been targeted recently.
Learn about bibliographical publications and extend your knowledge of printed works and manuscripts, particularly of Canadian origin.
University of Virginia society offers news, book collecting contest info, and details about its 50th anniversary. Find publications and papers.
Exhibit at McGill University surveys the history of books and publishing in Canada with text and photos. Features English and French versions.
Offers a history of Oxford University's library. Includes details of exhibitions mounted there.
Browse an annotated time line of the craft of book publishing from 3500 BC to the present. Includes a form for submitting comments and questions.
Devoted to book arts, this resource offers a chronology of book history, manuscript fragments and typographic links.
Features a University of Virginia exhibition of photos, passages, and commentary from books printed and given to servicemen during W II.
American Booksellers Association features book news and events, research and statistics, bestseller lists and a bookstore directory.
Library of Congress department details its projects, publications, and events, which promote and preserve the tradition of the published word.
Visit the Univ. of Edinburgh's center for interdisciplinary inquiry which involves bibliography, social history and media production technology.
Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Library, this exhibition presents an account of the development of literature in the Americas.
Describes a University of Pennsylvania course on cultural forms associated with different writing technologies from antiquity to the present.
Chronicles the state of the printing industry in England during the late Tudor and early Stuart periods. Displays watermark and ornament images.
Professor David Kastan of Columbia University summarizes his course about the circulation and production books in early modern England.
Restores and reproduces in facsimile medieval codices from Spain and other European countries. Describes its process and provides a catalog.
Exhibit showcases paper bindings from the collection of the Fales Library at NYU. Discover the genesis of the paperback.
Offers discussions of the history, nature and relationship of books and literature, with particular emphasis on the nonlinear book.
Describes Georgetown University's exhibit about books, libraries, and publishing history. View photos of the rare manuscripts on display.
Advises on the preservation and existence of manuscripts. Explore the unit's corporate plans to learn about its plans.
Chronicles the evolution of the publisher through partnerships, lean years, and the Great War. Details its major growth periods and acquisitions.
In English or French, examine the agenda of this project to preserve Canada's publishing history. Review current research and submit comments.
Visit the University of Pennsylvania's Harris N. Hollin exhibit for photographs of illustrated books from 1780-1830.
Univ. of Wisconsin Milwaukee's Infancy of Printing exhibit includes 12 books printed before 1501 from the library's Special Collections.
Offers a study of the printing industry, particularly books printed before 1501AD. Includes illustrations of volumes.
Original writings of great authors, scientists, philosophers, statesmen and leaders from all periods of history online.
Check out an exhibit of rare scientific works, which detail the involvement of Jesuits in the development of science from 1540-1995.
Collection of documents relating to British and American fine printing between C19th and C20th. Focuses on William Morris and Kelmscott Press.
Describes the importance and necessity of the study of Incunabula.
Provides a detailed overview of the study of ancient writing including styles and materials. Includes links to related journal articles.
Project aims to create a database of accurate bibliographical descriptions for all foreign books in non-Bodleian libraries, printed before 1641.
Outlines the materials used to create books, from stone and cuneiform tablets through the change from manuscripts to print.
Review detailed summaries of numerous Internet resources pertaining to the history of printing and typography. With links and a feedback form.
Learn about the history of the book, from handcrafted texts to modern printing presses.
Student-made exhibition displays photos and information detailing the process of printing during the Renaissance and Reformation periods.
Student Erle Randall offers a database of images and an abstract discussing the use of book ownership determination for researching book history.
Bibliographic descriptions for foreign books produced before 1641. With links to catalogs, libraries and museums.
Features news and a history of the Center for The Book. Provides graduate program details, and conservation lab and offset workshop information.