History of the book
Schools, museums, professional organizations, and other resources online.
History of the Book Online
Searchable book history online based on the Annual Bibliography of the History of the Book
Bibliographical and informational guides from the New York Public Library on the history of books and printing.
Glasgow University Library selects a book each month from its collections and describes and illustrated it.
Resources for the history of books and printing (Daniel Traister).
Biblioteca Histórica Marqués de Valdecilla (An illustrated history of the book based on the collection of Universidad Complutense).
Timetable outlining highlights from all of book history from 3500 B.C. to 1996.
By the late librarian Peter van Winghen answering 23 frequently asked questions about rare books and book values.
Rare Book Schools
Rare Book School, University of Virginia , Charlottesville
Annual institute supporting the study of the history of books and printing and related subjects.
Book History Workshop, Lyon, Institut de l'Histoire du Livre
French-based version of Rare Book School (Virginia) with courses in French and English
Rare Book School, Australia and New Zealand
Australasian Rare Book School held annually in different sites
Museums for the History of Printing
The Museum of Printing History, Houston, Texas
The Type Archive, London
Musée de l'Imprimerie, Lyon, France
Museum Meermanno, The Hague, The Netherlands
Professional Organizations of Antiquarian Booksellers
ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers)
ABAA (Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America)
ABA (Antiquarian Booksellers' Association, US)
SLAM (Syndicat national de la librairie ancienne et moderne)