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  • Online exhibition showcasing illustrated books from the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries from the special collections of the Libraries of Claremont College.
  • Richly detailed site examining the publishing and production of books in Britain during the 19th century.
  • A gateway site which links to many book arts sites on the Web, including educational programs, professional organizations, reference materials, and online exhibitions and galleries.
  • The first non-profit organization of its kind site includes schedules of upcoming classes, workshops, exhibitions, and lectures, plus an online history of past exhibits.
  • An independent institution offering course programs for professionals including antiquarian booksellers, book collectors, and rare book librarians.
  • An introduction to the tools, techniques, and terminology essential for effective book repair. Written for libraries, but useful for all interested in the topic.

  • Descriptions and photographs of the manuscript collection of The Getty Museum in Los Angeles.
  • A Book Art Club.

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