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.


Percy Delf Smith, Etching 'Death Awed'

University of Wollongong Library’s Digital Collections

The Private Press in Australia

David Frazer

Red Rag Press


Art and Book Museums in Belgium

Comics Art Museum, Brussels

Gauntlet to Overlord the Story of the Canadian Army


Art, Craft and Book Museums in Canada

Howard 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.


Japan Print Association

Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum


Heidi Weber / Institute for Le Corbusier Studies

The Goldmaker's House, Irmelin Sandman Lilius


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

The Society of Wood Engravers


British Book Design and Production Awards

Book 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

Libraries and Archives in the UK

The British Library

Bodleian Libraries Oxford University

British Cartoon Archive

Cambridge University Library

Look and Learn History Picture Archive

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

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

The Private Press in the UK

The Counter Press

The Fleece Press

Gwas Gregynog

St James Park Press

The Hazelnut Press

The Old Stile Press


The Book Collector

The Matchlock Gun


Art, 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

The James Museum of Western Art, Florida

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

New York Public Library’s Digital Collection

Norman Rockwell Museum

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon.

Poster House, New York.

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts.

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Society of Illustrators, New York

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio

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

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

Documentaries & Movies for book collectors

Pressing On: The Letterpress Film

The Private Press in the USA

Arion Press

Abby Schoolman Books

Oak Knoll Press

Pop Photographica


These links are sites we have found that may be of interest to book designers, publishers, artists and illustrators.

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