Link Resources


Aerssens, Cor, bookbinder and boxmaker, The Netherlands
Bonefolder, The, an e-journal for the bookbinder and book artist (an outgrowth of the Book Arts Web)
Book Arts Web, The, and archives of the Book_Arts-L mailing list, maintained by Peter Verheyen
Bookbinding & Royal Bindings by Paul Tronson - Master Bookbinder
Bookbinding Dictionary a descriptive terminology by Etherington & Roberts.
Craft Bookbinding Company, Wilmington, Delaware
Eden Workshops - A Bookbinders Resource. Here you will find free tutorials, learn at home DVD's, equipment and materials.
Felton, Keith, Felton Bookbinding Limited
Filigrane, French craft binding
Fore-edge Painting and minature painting by Martin Frost
Francoeur, Hélène, Bookbinding, Book Repair, Book Restoration, Papermaking
Gouey, Denis, Bookbinding Studio has a page with 18th and 19th century bookbinders labels, also one on 19th c. advertising for bookbinding
Henk Linde Boek- en Papierrestauratie, book and paper restoration, in Dutch

Hollanders online bookbinding supplier in Ann Arbor, Michigan

In A Bind, an Calgary-based book arts supplier providing bookbinding materials in smaller quantities
International Dunhuang Project Bookbinding Pages provides an explanation of various styles of Chinese binding including pothi, butterfly, etc.
Japanese Paper Place, The, offers what is probably the largest selection of fine Japanese papers, particularly handmade, available anywhere in one location
Jones on Bookbinding a tutorial on the archival photocopying and binding of favourite paperbacks
Kater Crafts Mel Kavin's bindery in Pico Rivera, California
Knops Boekrestauratie Conservation & Restoration of Books and Paper
Lallier, Monique, Design Bookbindings
Lehmann Bindery bookbinding, equipment, and supplies, Vista, CA
Leonard's Book Restoration Station
Lloyd, Trevor, in addition to binding and restoration services, Trevor also offers paring knives for sale
Motyka, Sam, Hand Made Books 
Muma, Robert, a memorial web site to one of the foremost bookbinders and restorationists of his time in Canada
Old English Bindery & John Smart Bookbinders
Otter Bindery, Surrey, England; also offers bookbinding courses
Out of Binding, The Crossed Structure Binding and other subjects related to books by Carmencho Arregui
Paper Place, The, decorative and handmade Japanese papers, Queen Street West, Toronto
Paper-Ya, papers from around the world
Praxis Bookbindery
Rash, Don, fine bookbinder
Rasmussen Bindery, North Vancouver, British Columbia, bookbinding, book repair, dissertations, law books
Red Bone Binderij of Natasha Herman
Russells bookcraft & conservation suppliers
Shepherds Bookbinding, which has merged with Sangorski, Sutcliffe & Zaehnsdorf
Spiral Bindings in a Hard Cover: An Alternative to Rebinding by William Minter (beginning on page six of the .pdf document)
Talas Professional Archival, Conservation and Restoration Supplies
Taylor, Don - Bookbinder
Three Ring Binders, The, a group of hand bookbinders located in Somerville, Massachusetts
Vienna book cloth, manufactured by Nebel KG
Wu, Robert, bookbinder, gilder, boxmaker, marbler

Conservation & Preservation

Abbey Publications Ellen McCrady's newsletter of conservation and bookbinding and The Alkaline Paper Advocate
Archival Products, also check out the Newsletter

Book and Paper Conservation Services by Jennifer Robertson, London ON
CCI Home Page, The - La page d'accueil de l'ICC the Canadian Conservation Institute
Centre for Book Conservation in German 
Collector's Guide, The: Conserving Works of Art on Paper
Conservation By Design Limited, supplier to the Queen
Conservation OnLine maintained by the Preservation Dept. of Stanford University Libraries.
Dartmouth College, Preservation Services
Johns Hopkins University Preservation Department, The Sheridan Libraries
North East Document Conservation Center
Syracuse University Preservation Department

Leather & Vellum

Harmatan Leather
Hewit & Sons Ltd, suppliers of leather for nearly 200 years. Also, Skin Deep,Hewit's magazine about leather and books.
Making of a Medieval Book and Parchment Making, The Getty Museum exhibitions
Pergamena Handmade Parchment, a U.S. producer of deerskin, goatskin, and calfskin parchment
Sofic Paris, velvet goat, boarded goat, natural calf, anilin calf, and cow leather

Paper & Paper Making

Awagami Factory Washi
Babcock, John, hand made paper
Botanical PaperWorks handmade paper and invitations

Cave Paper handmade flax paper

Dieu Donné Papermill, a not-for-profit papermill located in the Soho area of New York City
Fibre Space site of the International Paper Historians, with info on the organization; the history of paper, watermarks, etc
Friends of Dard Hunter history, news, etc, about the FDH.
Hand Papermaking magazine, with articles for beginners

Helen Heibert Papermaker, paper artist and book artist in Colorado

Hiromi Paper International
Hollanders online bookbinding supplier in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Inmark handmade paper & gift stationery items from India
Keene, Susan Warner, paper and textile artist
Magnolia Papers , papermaking and papermaking resources
Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, Ohio
Paper Project, The with scanning laser otographs of papers by Gene Valentine
Paper Road Tibet, dedicated to preserving the history of and revitalizing papermaking in Tibet
Papermakers of Victoria Inc.
Papertrail, The, is Canada's foremost supplier of materials and equipment for handmade paper

Papeterie St. Armand Montreal based handmade paper maker

Paperwright, The Hand Papermaking Supplies
Papyri Pages Guide to Paper, Papermaking, and the History of Paper
Prairie Paper, an introduction to papermaking for grades 5 to 10, by Douglas Jones
Pyramid Atlantic, an artist-centered community which explores the arts of hand papermaking, printmaking, and artists' books
Ruscombe Paper Mill, Margaux, France
Seastone Papers on Martha's Vineyard, with info on workshops and process.
Stiffe, Gail, Hands On Paper, with directions for making paper from plants
Twinrocker Paper, history of the mill, product list, and a description of papermaking

Paper Decorating & Marbling

Bibliography of Marbling Books on Peter Verheyen's website

CBBAG Home Study - Water Marbling downloadable how-to workshop taught by CBBAG founder, Shelagh Smith. 

Colophon Book Arts Supply marbling supplies, with an online catalogue
Dharma Trading Co., marbling supplies
Hamburger Buntpapier, traditional European decorated paper by Susanne Krause
Historical Marbled Papers conservator Cor Knops is looking for marblers who can recreate these samples
Jemma Lewis Marbling and Design, Wiltshire, UK

Kileci, Mehmet Refil, Islamic Calligraphy & Turkist Marbling
Kristoferson Studio, paste and itajime papers by Susan Kristoferson
Marbled Arts of Florence (Italy), marbled paper and objects
Marbling for Paper and Fabric Galen Berry, supplies and information
Maurer, Diane,, handmade marbled papers
Nevins, Iris, Marbled Paper and supplies

Rockingstone, rare and vintage papers, based in Netherlands
Suminagashi, the ancient art of Japanese marbling


Note: some organizations may also be listed within the various categories above and below this section.

American Bookbinders Museum, sharing the history, tools, and process of bookbinding

AQRAL: Association québécoise des relieurs et des artisans du livre - Quebec Bookbinders 

Bibliophile Resources: Societies & Organizations in the Books About Books Community, on the Oak Knoll Books web site
Alcuin Society, The
American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers
ARA Canada, Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada
Austin Book Workers, Austin, Texas
Book Arts Guild, Seattle, Washington
Center for Book Arts, The, programmes and workshops in New York City
Cincinnati Book Arts Society, The
Centre for the History of the Book, The, an international and interdisciplinary centre for advanced research in Edinburgh
CODEX Foundation, The, exists to preserve and promote the art and craft of the book
Designer Bookbinders in the United Kingdom
Fine Press Book Association, The

Grolier Club, The, (est 1884) History, Exhibitions, Publications, Library (on printing and related book arts)
Guild of Book Workers, info on membership, resources, etc. (mainly NYC but several Chapters elsewhere)

MacOdrum Library Book Arts Centre: Carleton University Book Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON

McGill Library Book Arts Laboratory: McGill Univeristy Book Arts Laboratory, Montreal, QC

Miniature Book Society, The, info about the society, annual conclaves, members' work, links
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Movable Book Society, The, with info on the society and links to other paper engineering sites
Origami Society of Toronto
Queensland Bookbinders Guild Inc.
Regroupement des centres d'artistes autogérés du Québec
San Francisco Center for the Book, The
Society of Bookbinders, The
Tokyo Bookbinding Club
Toronto Centre for the Book

Book Artists & Presses

Note: some artists are listed under their last name, others under their press name, so if you don't find someone under their name, check their press name.

Alembic Press, The of Claire Bolton, with a collection of typecase layouts
Alice Travel Cie, publishing books by artists
Aliquando Press, The of William Rueter
Ampersand Press of Alessandro Zanella in Italy (information on the press)
Antonic, Jelena
Arion Press, The, of Andrew Hoyem
Art Jazz Books of c.j. grossman
Artists' Books Review, a publication devoted exclusively to exploring the difference between artists' books and fine press books, and how they fit into the realm called The Book Arts
atelier für papierdesign of Peter Baumgartner
Baldwin, Pat, Pequeño Press, Waterleaf Mill & Bindery.
Barbarian Press, The, of Jan and Crispin Elsted in Mission, BC
Barrow, Amanda, printmaker and book artist
Barton, Carol, Popular Kinetics Press
Beautiful Angle, an underground letterpress shop in the city of Tacoma
Blades, Joe, Broken Jaw Press
Bloodroot Press, of Jean Buescher Bartlett
Book Arts Press supporting the history of books and printing and related subjects
Book@rts, the books of Jules Siegel
Book and Letterpress Artists Featured on ChicagoPublishes
Book Arts in Quebec:carrefour des arts du livre
Bruggeman, Inge, INK-A! Press
Cabbagehead Press of John Risseeuw
Califia Books, distributor of artists' books, letterpress, and fine press editions, San Francisco
Chax Press, of Charles Alexander
Coron, Béatrice, papercuts and bookart
Coviensky, Mira, book artist and workshop leader
Convivio Bookworks, formerly Red Wagon Press Cowan, Vicki, at Studio Q
Cranberry Press of Mark & Marilyn Nero
Daiber, Steven C., Red Trillium Press
Dautricourt, Joelle , French artist working on Hebrew and latin letter and artist books since 1979
De Milo Design studio and letterpress
De Walden Press, Jan Kellett's Hand Crafted Miniature Books
Deep Wood Press of Chad Pastotnik, with separate pages for press room and bindery
Editions, site of Ed Hutchins' books
Elsner, Gretchen, pop up books, paint maker, printer, cloth pop up books
Ergo Pers Artists' Books, publisher of artists books and illustrated books (primarily Dutch)
Esslemont, David, Solmentes Press, artist, designer, printer, bookbinder and publisher
Flying Fish Press, limited edition artists' books by Julia Chen
Flying Paper Press, Jody Williams
Fournier, Jacques, Éditions Roselin
Frog Hollow Press, of Caryl Wyse Peters
Gaylord, Susan Kapuscinski, author, teacher, workshop leader
Groebner, Sandy
Grunge Papers, The, letter press printing and papermaking by Grant F. Wilkins
gycouture [design] of Guylaine Couture, Montreal, Quebec
Hanmer, Karen, artists' books and installation
Hayner Art, "Under Freak Conditions", a collaborative mixed meida book by Carl Heyward & Deborah Hayner
Hensel, Susan: Book Art
Hewett, Geoffrey & Karen, book artists (& musician)
Heyeck Press, The - Home Page
Hoffman, Judith, one of a kind artist's books made from metals, paper, and found objects, also on-line tutorials
Holman, Shireen, printmaker and book artist
Huebsch, Rand, artist's books
Intima Press, artists books by Mindy Belloff
Indian Hill Press fine, letterpress-printed books, broadsides and cards
Karen's Whimsy: Altered and Handmade Books
Koch, Peter, Printers
Langerman, Elaine
Lasqueti Press, artist books and fibre studio of Linda M. Cunningham
Lewis, Amanda , artists' books, calligraphy, paper decoration
Lilliput Press
Lin, Hannah of Farmdog Studios
Lizard Press of Melissa Kaup-Augustine
Loewy, Florence / Books by Artists
Lumiere Press of Michael Torosian, limited edition books on photography
MacCallum, Marlene, of Persnickety Press
Marsville Press, letterpress invitations and social stationery
Martin, Emily, and the Naughty Dog Press
Martin, Judith
Mayapple Press books by Judith Kerman
Michel, Karen, altered books
Miklaf, Yehuda, and the Shalom Yehuda Press, Israel
Minsky Online Home Page many examples of fine work by this pioneer book artist
Mission Creek Press artist books and handmade paper by Roberta Lavadour, includes a tutorial on making paper at home
Montgomery, Micheline
Morrish, David, Dead Cat Press
Moving Parts Press of Felicia Rice, fine art and literary publishing
Mystical Places Press publishes limited edition, hand-crafted miniature books celebrating the spirit and aesthetics of the natural environment
NetRing: Artists' Books and Book Art
Nies, Sabina U., SUN Book Arts
Obata, Gen, Books
Old Stile Press, The, of Nicolas & Frances McDowall
Oudheusden, Kez van, Handmade Books Online
Owen, Claire, Turtle Island Press
Palimpsest Press, Kingsville, Ontario
PB+J Press of Peter Bartl + Jane Merks
Piggins, Maureen, artist's books
Poltroon Press
Private Presses in Israel
Red Howler Press of David & Gretchen Moyer
Rook's Books - Home
Rummonds, Gabriel, author of 
Printing on the Iron Handpress maintains this site for handpress printing
Running the Goat, books and broadsides, St. John's, Newfoundland
Russell, Laura, Simple Books Ltd.
Ryckman, Joyce, artist's books
Sabuda, Robert, pop-up books page from his web site
Schaer, Miriam, book artist
Serif & Pixel Press with papermaking and calligraphy pages
Shanty Bay Press of Janis Butler & Walter Bachinski
Sheehy, Shawn, artist's books, pop-up engineering, workshops, Paperboy Press
Shinnick, John, New Wave Publishers
Simms, Meliors, Book Artist in New Zealand
Sjoblom, Kara
Spring, Jessica, and Springtide Press
Sramek, Peter, photographer and book artist
St James Park Press of James Freemantle, United KingdomStahlecker, Bonnie, Frogman's Press & Gallery

Teichert, Alice
Thee Hellbox Press of Hugh Walter Barclay
Thomas, Peter and Donna
Treyf - Online Projects and Bookworks by Rob Kovitz using appropriated images and texts recombined in a highly subjective manner
Tryst Press, The, of Rob Buchert, home of fine letterpress publishing and design; also handmade paper for sale
Walker, George, Biting Dog Press, wood engraver, book artist
Walking Bird Press of painter and book artist Tara Bryan
Wilde, Denise Carson
Wunderer, Gerd J., German book artist
Yuen, Marlene, artist's books and comics
Zybooks a showcase for contemporary artists' books, mail art projects, events, links...


Abbey Library of St. Gallen, a virtual library providing access to the medieval codices
Bibliographic Society of Canada
Bibliophile Mailing List, The, a mailing list archive, forum, and literature links.
Book and Paper Arts multimedia bibliography for kids
Book Arts Web Reference & Bibliographies
BookWire information on books, publishers, libraries, etc.
C18-L (18th century studies) Links to Libraries
Community of the Book, The, Organizations and Programs (names, addresses, web sites)
Copyright in Canada, a copyright in Canada primer to answer your copyright questions
Elements of Style, The, classic work by William Strunk Jr.
Essentials of Book Collecting, from Robert Lucas, antiquarian bookseller
History of Books, a reference guide from The New York Public Library
History of Writing Technologies, A
IPL The Internet Public Library
KBC Online Book Related Information Links
Media History Project, The, from petroglyphs to pixels
On-Line Books Page, The, an index to over 6000 on-line books, w/ search tool.
ORB--Book Index (Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies) several illustrated essays on Medieval and Renaissance Book Production: Manuscript and Printed Books
Southwest Missouri State University Libraries links to booksellers
Traister's, Daniel, Home Page History Of Books and Printing, an extensive list of online resources
Type Books a bibliography of type, design, calligraphy & related books
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections list of web resources for librarians, scholars, archivists
Victoria University--Libraries & Archives at the University of Toronto
Warburg Institute, The, University of London, book printing and illustration online bibliography and other links.

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