Old Books Reference
Vintage Collectibles : Old Books Reference
Baedeker Datenbank und Kenner-Referenz - A site for collectors of pre-war Baedeker guidebooks, with pricing, reference and auction data.
Biblia Sacra - Showcase for an electronic bibliography on bibles printed in the Netherlands and Belgium. Provides extensive descriptions and numerous reproductions of typographical and iconographical material.
BibSite - Provided by the Bibliographical Society of America, provides public access to accumulated bibliographical research materials. Bibliographers can make additions and corrections to the database.
BIBSOCAN - Describes an email discussion group dealing with bibliography. Sponsored by The Bibliographical Society of Canada
Books and Writers - A computerized database of books and writers.
Canada Book Series - Listing of the titles comprising various series of Canadian books.
Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books - A manual of rules for catalogers of the Library of Congress and others working with rare materials.
Early Penguin Paperbacks - Illustrates the history of early Penguin paperbacks, including Kings and illustrated classics.
Henry George Bohn - The Bohn Bibliography lists his libraries and general publications. There is a biography and author indexes.
Leggman's Time-Life Library - Contains complete set lists for all Time-Life books series. Also includes printable checklists for each series and shopping links.
Maida's Other Little Website for Collectors of the Books by Inez Haynes Irwin about Maida Westabrook - Help collectors of the Maida series estimate printing dates from bindings and dustjackets of Grosset&Dunlap books by Inez Haynes Irwin about Maida Westabrook and the Big Eight
Oddbooks - Devoted to self described odd books and their authors.
Studies in Bibliography - Presents archives of this journal, covering topics ranging from analytical bibliography to the history of printing and publishing. Published for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.
Top Ten Books of the 20th Century - Visitors are welcome to vote for their favorites. Compiled by the Centenary Book Project.
Violet Books: Bibliographies Index - Antiquarian supernatural literature including essays and a gallery of rare dust wrappers.
Ward Lock Red Guides Information - A website about early editions of Ward Lock "Red" travel guides, aimed at enthusiasts and collectors, to provide bibliography information, history and dating.
Winston Science Fiction Classics - A list of books in this series along with cover scans of some of them.
ARS OBSCURA Bookbinders Inc. - Specializes in antique book repair and restoration.
Book and Pamphlet Preservation - Procedures and treatments for book repair and pamphlet binding.
Book Care For Bibliophiles - Tips on taking care of your books.
Book Repair and Restoration - Restores binding to Bibles, heirlooms, historical books. Genuine leather/standard material/all types & colors.
Booksforever.com - Products and solutions for the storage and preservation of books and collectibles.
BookUse - Book care advise, glossary, products and services, and cafe' for book collectors.
Conservation OnLine - A project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to professionals involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.
Craft Bookbinding Co. - Expert book restoration, rebinding and repair. Paper restoration. Restoration of object made of leather, paper or wood.
Demco Home Page - Quality supplies and furniture for libraries, schools, offices and the home.
FineBinding.com - Book binding and restoration, custom made albums, diaries and sketch books, and art and photography books.
Guidelines for Restoration and Preservation of Documentary Papers, Maps, Books - Provided by the Maine State Archives.
Library of Congress: Frequently Asked Questions on Preservation - Most frequently asked questions of preservation or conservation professionals.
Lonely Pine Bindery - Antique book restoration, archival repair or rebinding that reflects the methods used to bind the book originally.
Peabody Book Services - Book Repair and Restoration Services. Common repairs are re-attaching covers, re-attaching pages, fixing spines, new spine covers. Frail book boxes and paperback conversion to hardback are also popular customer services. Book Repair for lifetimes of use.
PJGrill Books - Online bookseller and service, that specializes in the repair and restoration of 19th and 20th century hard and softcover books.
Preservation Services - Provides education, training, information, and consulting to cultural institutions.
A Simple Book Repair Manual - From the Dartmouth College Libraries, this book provides background on standard commercial book production, gives guidelines for selecting appropriate candidates for in-house book repair, and introduces the elements of book repair.
Your Home Library (Brodart Co.) - Provides supplies and furnishings for home libraries, enthusiastic readers and book collectors.
Bibliographical Society - Founded in 1892, this is the senior learned society dealing with the study of the book and its history.
Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand - Focuses on scholarly interest in physical bibliography and the history of the written word.
Bibliographical Society of Canada - Aims to promote bibliographical publications and the preservation and extension of knowledge of printed works and manuscripts, particularly those relating to Canada.
Bibliographical Society of Virginia - Founded in order to promote interest in books and manuscripts, maps, printing, the graphic arts, and bibliography and textual criticism.
Center for the Book - A Library of Congress affiliate featuring, state center affiliates, community of the book organizations, reading promotion partners, book fairs and other literary events.
Ex Libris - Provides history and information about Czech bookplates. Offers biographies of noted artists, resources and a membership application form. [English, Czech and German]
The Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies - Organization keeping its member clubs informed of news, events, publications, and activities related to books and book collecting.
Oxford Bibliographical Society - Founded in 1922. Membership of the Society is available, on application, to all those interested in manuscripts, printed books and the arts and trades connected with them.
The Philobiblon Club - Philadelphia's club for book collectors, booksellers, and anyone interested in books. Includes club history and membership information.
Book Source Monthly - Hard-copy, black and white publication with expanded online sections such as book search. Both the website and home-delivered version include auction results, book show information, editorials and other feature content.
Fine Books & Collections Magazine - Online version of bimonthly hard-copy publication aimed at book collectors and rare book dealers. Covers latest trends in book selling and collecting. Expert columns, events calendar covers fairs and auctions.
Firsts Magazine - A hard-copy resource for book collecting, including first editions, rare, and antiquarian books. Online provides articles covering the basics.
Penn Reviews in the History of the Book - Known as PRHB, this email journal reviews new publications and articles dealing with the history of the book.
Textualities - An online magazine dealing with the book and writing. Contains archives of the its predecessor, the Scottish Book Collector Magazine. (Scotland)
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