Some useful and interesting links
for book collectors

We aim to keep these links up-to-date but if you spot any errors or have any suggestions please contact us.


The Book Collectors’ Society of Australia

University of Wollongong Library’s Digital CollectionsAn illustrated dust-jacket for Farewel My Lovely

The Private Press in Australia

David Frazer

Barbara Davidson

Red Rag Press


Art and Book Museums in Belgium

Comics Art Museum, Brussels


Art, Craft and Book Museums in Canada

Gauntlet to Overlord the Story of the Canadian ArmyHoward Iron Works Printing Museum

Art and Book Festivals in Canada

Vancouver Mural Festival

The Private Press in Canada

Anchorage Press

Barbarian Press

Gaspereau Press

Lumiere Press

Walking Bird Press


Art and comic museums in France

Musée de la bande dessinée, Angoulême, France


La Catedral Studios


Book Fairs in the Netherlands

Amsterdam International Book Fair

Museums in the Netherlands

Storyworld, a museum for comics, illustration, animation and games.

Hokusai, Mt. Fuji in a snowstorm, woodblock printJapan

Japan Print Association

Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum


Heidi Weber / Institute for Le Corbusier Studies


The Battle of Britain, Puffin Picture Book

Book, Art, Design Guilds and Associations

The Art Workers’ Guild

The Penguin Collectors Society.
Encouraging and promoting the study of Penguin Books.

The Society of Bookbinders


British Book Design and Production Awards

The Smiths Billie Whitelaw cover 12 inch singleBook Fairs in the UK

Chelsea Antiquarian Book Fair

The Children’s Bookshow

Fine Press Book Association

Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts, Hay-on-Wye, Wales

Ink Paper + Print

The Private Libraries Association

Stratford-Upon-Avon Literary Festival

The York National Book Fair

Harry Potter, First EditionLibraries and Archives in the UK

The British Library

Bodleian Libraries Oxford University

British Cartoon Archive

Cambridge University Library

LSE Digital Library

Museums and Galleries in the UK

Arts & Crafts Museum, Cheltenham

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House

Charles Dickens Museum London

Design Museum, London'Poster For George' Shepard Fairey

Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft

The Dylan Thomas Centre

Emery Walker’s House, Arts & Crafts, London

Heath Robinson Museum

House of Illustration – Gallery

Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive

John Lennon, Menlove Ave, Andy Warhol, Vinyl

The Private Press in the UK

The Counter Press

The Fleece Press

Gwas Gregynog

The Hazelnut Press

The Old Stile Press


The Book Collector


The Matchlock GunArt, Illustration and Book Museums in the USA

American Bookbinders Museum

Directory of Illustration

Eric Carl Museum of Picture Book Art

Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

New York Public Library’s Digital Collection

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon.

Poster House, New York.

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts.

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio

Goldfinger, Ian Fleming, hardback 1959

Associations, Libraries and Archives in the USA

Fine Press Book Association
An international society promoting the appreciation of beautiful books, fine printing and the book arts. Their website has an extensive list of fine presses and resources.

The Grolier Club

Letterform Archive

Yale University Press

Against Women, Golden Cockerel Press, John Petts

Book Fairs in the USA

California International Antiquarian Book Fair

Codex Bookfair and Symposium

Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair

The Loss Angeles Fine Print Fair

New York Antiquarian Book Fair

Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair

The William Blake Gallery, San Francisco

Robert Crumb Poater, Jail Bait of the Month

Documentaries & Movies for book collectors

Pressing On: The Letterpress Film

The Private Press in the USA

Arion Press

Abby Schoolman Books

Oak Knoll Press

Collectables and related links in the USA

Pop Photographica

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