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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

International Association of Paper Historians

The International Printing Museum:  history of printing video series 

Letterform Archive

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