Historical Bookbinding


Print Resources

Association of College and Research Libraries. Binding Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, 1998.
ISBN: 0838972101
ISU Call Number: Z695.74 .B56 1988s (Special Collections Reference)

Greenfield, Jane. ABC of Bookbinding: An Unique Glossary with over 700 Illustrations for Collectors & Librarians. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998.
ISBN: 1884718418
ISU Call Number: Z 266.7 .G74 1998

Miller, Julia. Books Will Speak Plain: A Handbook for Identifying and Describing Historical Bindings. Ann Arbor, MI: Legacy Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780979797439
ISU Call Number: Z269 .M64 2010 (Special Collections Reference)

Myers, Robin, and Harris, Michael (eds.). A Millennium of the Book: Production, Design & Illustration in Manuscript & Print, 900-1900. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1995.
ISBN: 1884718078
ISU Call number: Z 4 .M58 1994

Needham, Paul. Twelve Centuries of Bookbindings, 400-1600. New York: Pierpont Morgan Library: Oxford University Press, 1979.
ISBN: 0192115804
ISU Call Number: Z269 .N37

Petroski, Henry. The Book on the Bookshelf. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
ISBN: 9780375406492
ISU Call Number: Z685 .P48 1999


Web Resources

British Library Database of Bookbindings

Folger Shakespeare Library: Other Resources Related to Binding Images

University of Washington Libraries: Historical Book Arts Collection

The Multilingual Bookbinding Dictionary

Historical Bookbinding