Printing has an immense history which encompasses several disciplines and millions of unique individuals, all of whom sign each piece of printed material produced today. This category is meant for sites related to the history of printing, typography, Bookbinding, and related businessees.
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Aspects of the Victorian Book
Provides insight into the production and publishing of books in Britain during the nineteenth century.
The Black Art
Shows the history of letterpress printing of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Details about blackletter typography, fraktur fonts, colonial American printing, and Pennsylvania German printing are included.
Book Information Website
Devoted to all aspects of books.
Cary Graphic Arts Collection
A library on printing history which contains several exhibits, manuscripts, news and events. Part of Rochester Institute of Technology.
Concise History of the British Newspaper
A Concise History of the British Newspaper, century by century.
Daniel Traister's Home Page
A listing of resources for the history of books and printing.
The Diamond Sutra
The Silk Road Foundation's history of 'The Diamond Sutra'.
Digital Watermark & Ornament Catalogue
A collection of watermarks and printers' ornaments used by William Stansby. Also includes a biography of William Stansby.
First 100 Years of Printing in British N. America
A paper which concentrates on pre 1801 printing. It describes several printing families, licensing, innovations and technologies of that time period.
Promotes research into the history of printing and of the book. Contains membership information, an application form , and a summary of the organization.
Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum
Operated by volunteers of the Two Rivers Historical Society, the museum is dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type.
The History of Printing
A concise history of the book and printing beginning in the 7th century A.D.. Contains many examples of printed works and links.
The History of Sun Engraving and Sun Printers
The story of sun printers and engraving in Watford, England, from 1898 to 2004. Includes a list of people engaged with the company throughout its history and a photo gallery.
The Information Age and the Printing Press
Looking backward to see ahead. A paper by James A. Dewar
International Dunhuang Project Bookbinding Pages
An introduction to the projects' collection. Includes a history of several styles of book binding in China.
Literary Resources -- Bibliography and History of the Book
An index of web resources focusing on those of interest to scholars.
Mackenzie Heritage Printery Museum
Working printing museum located in Queenston, Ontario, Canada. Based around William Lyon Mackenzie and the local newspaper industry. Contains links to history of the museum, events, exhibits, and photos.
Melbourne Museum of Printing
A working and teaching museum located in Australia. Specializes in the preservation of letterpress printing.
User-submitted stories and photographs from the era of hot metal. Also offers Downloads and a discussion forum.
Museum of Printing
The home of a large collection of historical printing equipment, this non-profit organization is dedicated to preserving the history of the graphic arts, printing equipment and printing craftsmanship. North Andover, Massachusetts.
National Print Museum, Ireland
Offers a quick tour, hours of operation, and a links page. Gives local and general history of printing, typesetting, and book binding.
New Wave Canada
This exhibition examines in detail the workings of one of Canada's most innovative and productive small presses, The Coach House Press, in the course of its first ten years of operation from 1965 to 1975. Also deals with the small press movement in Canada
Printing Historical Society
Established to promote and encourage the study and knowledge of the world of print.
Printing Museum, Tokyo
Offers a cultural and technical look at the history of printing. Offers temporary and general exhibitions and a floor map.
Printing: Renaissance & Reformation
An online exhibit that examines the development of printing and its influence on European culture.
Rare Book School
Institute promotes study of history of books and printing. Includes course schedules. Currently located at the University of Virginia.
Oral history project creating a recording and visual archive. Sample photographs of Scottish companies and interview transcripts.
St Bride Printing Library
One of the specialist public reference libraries of the Corporation of London. Features world famous collections covering printing and related topics such as papermaking.
Tramp Printer History
Excerpts from the book Tramp Printers. A tramp printer was a craftsman who traveled about the world in search of work.
Virtual Museum of Printing
Gives a virtual tour of many historical aspects of printing, binding and prepress.
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