Book Arts Web
– Reference site for all the book arts with tutorials, links, publications, galleries. Home page of the Book_Arts-L listserv.
– Conservation OnLine (CoOL), a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries, cover a wide spectrum of topics of interest to professionals involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.
Accent on Images – Online exhibition showcasing illustrated books in modern foreign languages from the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries selected from the collections of the Libraries of The Claremont Colleges.
Alciato’s Book of Emblems – A collection of 212 Latin emblem poems, each consisting of a motto, a picture, and an epigrammatic text. Popular in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Alice Simpson: Handmade Books – Article on Alice Simpson, whose bookworks celebrate contemporary dances such as Tango, Rumba, Swing, and Hip Hop.Work by this New York based artist is collected internationally.Feature article by James Weaver.
Book Arts Jam – The yearly Book Arts Jam features the work of more than 50 book artists, zine publishers, letterpress printers, fine binders and printmakers. The Jam takes place every fall on the campus of Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, CA.
Book Sequence Gallery – Contains photo-based bookworks and photographs by Canadian artist Peter Sramek, as well as his students and other artists.
Booklyn Artists Alliance – Artist-run organisation organises exhibitions,publications and a touring “Bookmobile”. Offers consultancy on developing collections of artists’ books to institutions.Links to members and collecting institutions.
Bookmobile Project – Annual touring exhibition of artist books, zines, and independent publications traveling by way of a vintage Airstream. Tour dates, gallery, and how to submit a piece.
Books By Hand – Handcrafted wooden-bound books and albums, some inset with an ammonite or Whitby jet.
Boxcar Press – Boxcar Press publishes letterpress printed books and broadsides. Offers printing and photopolymer services to meet the needs of artists, designers, and others who love fine printing.
Briar Press – A searchable site includes an online letterpress museum and glossary, free downloadable eps images, and a directory of resources.
Bridal Flower books – This page features the flower-shaped books the Bay Area Book Artists (BABA) made for a bridal wedding bookquet.
Calligraphy Studio Resource Guide – The Calligraphy Studio Resource Guide is meant to function as a central directory of available Internet resources of interetest to Calligraphers, Book Artists, Studio Artists, and Crafters alike.
Dreaming Mind Handmade Books – Don Drake of Dreaming Mind creates unique handmade journals, albums, guest books, and appointment books. Creator of the True Step binding system.
Ellen and Reed’s Handcrafted Books – Handcrafted notebooks, journals, and photographs. Hardcover books plus books with leather and wooden covers. Located in Bellingham, Washington.
Ergo Pers – Publisher of books and editions of French and English poetry.
Eric Alstrom | BookWorks – Gallery of fine bindings and artists books. Also workshop descriptions, sample workshop instructions. contact info and links. By Eric Alstrom.
Foolscap Press – Bindery and Publishers – Foolscap Press is a small letterpress printing, hand binding and publishing company. We publish limited edition hand made books and do custom printing, binding and portfolio case construction.
GalleriaMia Book Arts – Design bookbindings and artist’s books by Mia Leijonstedt. Finely bound books for book collectors. Book arts courses and workshops.
Havilah Press – Site highlighting the work, activities, and projects of a private press in the San Francisco Bay Area which focuses on letterpress printing with handpresses, unique editions, and hand bookbinding.
Incline Press – A small, private press that prints limited-edition books by letterpress using a platen press and binds them by hand. Their books are usually illustrated, either with wood engravings or cuts, linocuts or line blocks, and are often hand-coloured with stencils
Kara Sjoblom, Book Artist – Kara Sjoblom is a book artist in the San Francisco bay area. This site features her artist books, zines and other artistic endeavors.
Karen Hanmer – A gallery of installation, rebound, and altered books using a variety of materials and binding techniques.
Lark Sparrow Press – Lark Sparrow is a private press dedicated to contemporary works of fiction and poetry.
The Little Farm Press – Miniature books, travel books, etchings, botanical books, illustrated books, copper plate printing, gocco, linocut, watercolors, art. Also has a selection of book arts links.
Mad Molly Press – An independent printing press and book arts studio where customers provide the raw materials (i.e. text, photos, ideas, etc.) and they turn them into books.
Maher Bindery – Specializes in the restoration and repair of books. Also offers bookbinding, box making and blank books and journals.
Mark Hiner’s Pop-Up Books – Paper engineer, Mark Hiner, shows examples of his pop-ups and interactive books. Includes a short history of pop-ups and how to make pop-up books.
Meadow Press – Limited edition printed letterpress from metal types on mouldmade and handmade papers with emphasis on hand techniques, high standards in craft, and harmony of design and text.
Mission Creek Press – Artist’s books and custom commercial work created by Roberta Lavadour under the Mission Creek Press imprint. Located in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon.
Modern Bookbinding – This site features modern bookbinding of books,albums and boxes in ISO 216 sizes
Mosher Press – Website devoted to the history of what is described as “the first significant private press in America.” Includes a biography of its founder, information on notable exhibitions and collections of Mosher Press editions, and other information valueable to collectors of rare books.
Nicole Andersen Book Arts – The Nicole Andersen Book Arts site is designed to show clients and prospective clients examples of the custom, hand bound albums, portfolios, and boxes we create in our studio.
One Heart Press – Fine letterpress printers serving the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. We print stationery, invitations and artists’ books.
Paper Birds, Handmade Books by Joanne Kluba – Handmade books and boxes made by book artist Joanne Kluba. Products include handmade wedding albums, artist’s and photographer’s portfolios, custom presentation boxes, limited edition books, custom photo albums, memory boxes, all occasion hand-lettered calligraphy, handcrafted memory albums, Lewis & Clark journals, keepsake boxes, and personalized journals.
Pat Johns Books – Blank handmade books, journals, guest books, photo albums.Online purchasing and instructions for a pop-up book.
Pierre Ouvrard Virtual Exhibit and Collection – A site featuring images and information regarding Pierre Ouvrard Master bookbinder’s art bindings; including the items at the University of Alberta Bruce Peel Special Collection Library.
Priscilla Foster Handmade Books – Priscilla Foster Handmade Books handcrafts fine custom scrapbooks, photo albums, wedding albums, baby books, writing journals and other custom albums.
Richard Kegler Books – The site includes a brief overview of the thousands of blank books and a select few book editions from book artist Richard Kegler.
Springtide Press – A portfolio of artist’s books and fine printing by Jessica Spring including graphic design, letterpress printing and bookbinding.
The St. John’s Bible – Being created by scribes in a scriptorium in Wales, the St. John’s Bible will be the first handwritten, illuminated Bible in the modern era.