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Books and Printing

The Bibliographical Society

Learned society dealing with the study of the book and its history. News, publications, and details of the lecture programme and library in London.

Britain in Print

Provides an illustrated history of printing and paper manufacture in England and Scotland, with sections on typefaces and illustrations.

Chez La Veuve: Women Printers in Great Britain 1475-1700

An online exhibition which sets out to recognize the active participation and contribution of women in the printing trade.

Ephemera Society

Concerned with the collection, preservation, study and educational uses of hand-written and printed ephemera. Provides details of membership, a collection of articles, events diary, and an article of the month feature.

Medieval Writing - History, Heritage and Data Source

A substantial introduction to mediaeval manuscripts, their development and context.

Metal Type

A nostalgic website for printers and typesetters who remember letterpress printing; includes a collection of reminiscences, a newsletter, and a collection of instruction manuals and other documents to download.

Oxford Bibliographical Society

Society for those interested in manuscripts and printed books, and the arts and trades connected with them. Includes programme and publications.

Scottish Printing Archival Trust

Aims to conserve, research, and raise awareness of Scottish printing, its history and development. Provides a comprehensive collection of resources and links.

York Bibliographical Society

A society of book lovers with programmes of lectures and visits to memorable libraries. Includes details of membership and their calendar.

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