Links to works on The History of Bookbinding. Thanks to Jan Storm van Leeuwen, whose Introduction  to and Advanced Seminar in the History of Bookbinding courses at Rare Book School was the genesis of this page.

British Library. Database of Bookbindings.

Morgan Library. Incunable Bookbindings.

Princeton Special Collections. Hand Bookbindings: Plain and Simple to Grand and Glorious.

Folger Shakespeare Library. Binding Image Collection.

Husby, Scott. Bookbindings on Incunables in American Library Collections.

Roberts, Matt T. and Don Etherington. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. (Hosted by Conservation Online)

Ligatus (University of the Arts, London). Language of Bindings Thesaurus.

Biblioteca Nationale Braidense. Decorative Bookbinding at the Brera.

Columbia University. Judging a Book by its Cover:  Gold-Stamped Publishers’ Bindings of the 19th Century.

University of Alabama. Publishers’ Bindings Online, 1815-1930: The Art of Books.

University of Wisonsin-Madison. German Decorative Trade Bindings.

University of Toronto Libraries. British Armorial Bindings.

Koninklijke Bibliotheek. Bookbindings from the KB (Wikimedia) 

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