Resources

American Printing History Association APHA encourages the preservation of printing artifacts and source materials for printing history. Since 1974.

ATypI International group for type designers. Annual conferences around the world. Since 1957.

Bibliofile A podcast on the book and book culture (trade, fine press, collecting, publishing).

Books and Vines Highlighting the work of private presses.

Briar Press A large community of printers and artists dedicated to the preservation of letterpress. Classifieds.

Codex Foundation Hosts of the every-other-year handmade book fair in Berkeley, some say the world’s largest.

Eden Workshops is devoted to the craft of hand bookbinding and its related crafts.

Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies Includes a linked list of societies of book collectors.

Friends of Dard Hunter blog News and notes about papermaking.

Friends of Dard Hunter website Their website.

Guild of Bookworkers All the arts of the book, with an emphasis on conservation binding. Since 1906.

Hand Papermaking An organization and a magazine of the same name.

Imaginative Book Illustration Society Illustration of texts in English since the 1830s.

Introduction to Letterpress Printing Many links to sources, explanations, suppliers.

Edward Johnston Foundation A research centre for calligraphy and the lettering arts.

Philobiblion Web site for bookbinders and book artists. Home of The Bonefolder.

RBMS Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the American Library Association.

SoTA Society of Typographic Afficionados.