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History of Printing Resources


APHA’s History of Printing Timeline 

The African-American Press Timeline: 1827 to 1895

American Typeface Design Patents, 1842-1899

The Atlas of Early Printing

BIPOC Bibliography of Printing and Allied Crafts

BIPOC Resource Guide for Printing and Allied Crafts

Circuitous Root: Typefounding, Lettering, & Printing

Contextual • Alternate

Early Modern Frisket Sheets

Graphics Atlas

Hazine—Online Archives, Digitized Collections and Resources for Middle East, North Africa, and Islamic(ate) Studies

History of Typesetting

How The Press Began. The Pre-Periodical Printed News In Early Modern Europe

International Association of Paper Historians

The International Printing Museum:  history of printing video series 

Letterform Archive

Library History Round Table of the American Library Association.

Mills, Men and Machinery A Bibliography of Papermaking in the United States During the Industrial Revolution to 1900

The North American Hand Press Database

NYPL Public Domain Collections

Powell’s Books Glossary

Printers’ & Publishers’ Marks

Printing Films (movies)


Rare Book School Advance Reading Lists 

Rare Book School YouTube Channel

Standard Citation Forms for Rare Materials

Vintage Type & Printing Equipment Catalogues

What They Think

Women in Book History