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The museum’s collection includes publications, archival records, and objects relating to bookbinding, the book industry, labor history, and rare/fine books. Contact the Collections Manager for more information.
Catalog from Craft Bookbinding for 1992
Catalog from Craft Bookbinding for 1992
Publication
Catalog from Iris Nevins for marbled paper
Catalog from Iris Nevins for marbled paper
Publication
Catalog from Russell Bookcrafts
Catalog from Russell Bookcrafts
Publication
Catalog from Tassinari
Catalog from Tassinari
Publication
Catalog of Supplies
Catalog of Supplies
Publication
Catalog of Supplies from Harcourt Bindery
Catalog of Supplies from Harcourt Bindery
Publication
Catalog of Supplies from Harcourt Bindery
Catalog of Supplies from Harcourt Bindery
Publication
Catalog of marbled paper from Ian Harkness Books
Catalog of marbled paper from Ian Harkness Books
Publication
Catalogs and order form from M. Swift & Sons
Catalogs and order form from M. Swift & Sons
Archive
Catalogs from Ian Harkness
Catalogs from Ian Harkness
Publication
Catalogs from Lee Scott McDonald
Catalogs from Lee Scott McDonald
Publication
Catalogue : Russel Bookcrafts Hitchin
Catalogue : Russel Bookcrafts Hitchin
Publication
Caxton: The Description of Britain
Caxton: The Description of Britain
Book
Celebrated American Indians / S.G. Goodrich
Celebrated American Indians / S.G. Goodrich
Book
Chalice plate die
Chalice plate die
Object/Artifact
Checkered full cover die
Checkered full cover die
Object/Artifact
Child Life in Prose / John Greenleaf Whittier
Child Life in Prose / John Greenleaf Whittier
Book
Chosen Poems / Henry Van Dyke
Chosen Poems / Henry Van Dyke
Book
Christie
Christie's Christmas / Pansy
Book
Cinq-Mars
Cinq-Mars
Book
Circle Outline Hand Stamp
Circle Outline Hand Stamp
Object/Artifact
Cloth Products and Book Linings, sample card #0901-002
Cloth Products and Book Linings, sample card #0901-002
Publication
Coat of arms medallion die
Coat of arms medallion die
Object/Artifact
Coat of arms ornament die
Coat of arms ornament die
Object/Artifact
Coat of arms ornament die
Coat of arms ornament die
Object/Artifact
Colette / Jeanne Schultz
Colette / Jeanne Schultz
Book
Collection of acid-free binder
Collection of acid-free binder's board samples from Archival Products
Archive
Collection of samples and announcements from Andrews/Nelson/Whitehead
Collection of samples and announcements from Andrews/Nelson/Whitehead
Archive
Colonial Days & Ways
Colonial Days & Ways
Book
Colton book cloth sample book
Colton book cloth sample book
Publication
Columbia Fictionette
Columbia Fictionette
Publication
Columbia Mills sample book and price list
Columbia Mills sample book and price list
Archive
Companionable Books / Henry Van Dyke
Companionable Books / Henry Van Dyke
Book
Composing Stick
Composing Stick
Object/Artifact
Conservation Materials Price List
Conservation Materials Price List
Publication
Conservation Materials catalog
Conservation Materials catalog
Publication
Conservation Resources Catalog
Conservation Resources Catalog
Publication
Conservation Resources Catalog
Conservation Resources Catalog
Publication
Conservation Resources Catalogue
Conservation Resources Catalogue
Publication
Conservation Resources, Spring 1993, General Catalogue
Conservation Resources, Spring 1993, General Catalogue
Publication
Cooper On Asbury: The Substance of a Funeral Discourse
Cooper On Asbury: The Substance of a Funeral Discourse
Book
Correspondence and paper samples from Kalamazoo Handmade Papers
Correspondence and paper samples from Kalamazoo Handmade Papers
Archive
Cosmopolis
Cosmopolis
Book
Counterpunch : making type in the sixteenth century, designing typefaces now
Counterpunch : making type in the sixteenth century, designing typefaces now
Book
Country Stories / Mary Russell Mitford
Country Stories / Mary Russell Mitford
Book
Cover Material Sales, Inc.
Cover Material Sales, Inc.
Publication
Cover-Rite by Gane, sample card #3723-002
Cover-Rite by Gane, sample card #3723-002
Publication
Cover-Rite catalog by Gane
Cover-Rite catalog by Gane
Publication
Covering In Full Leather Fine Binding
Covering In Full Leather Fine Binding
Object/Artifact
Covering in Full Leather Fine Binding
Covering in Full Leather Fine Binding
Object/Artifact
Craft Bookbinders Catalog from December 1992
Craft Bookbinders Catalog from December 1992
Publication
Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell
Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell
Book
Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell
Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell
Book
Crestwood price lists, information, and samples
Crestwood price lists, information, and samples
Archive
Cross band die
Cross band die
Object/Artifact
Crown Linen, Bookcloth
Crown Linen, Bookcloth
Publication
Curiosities of the Bible / Rev. J.H. Vincent
Curiosities of the Bible / Rev. J.H. Vincent
Book
Curling Leaves and Buds Hand Stamps (Symmetrical Set)
Curling Leaves and Buds Hand Stamps (Symmetrical Set)
Object/Artifact
Cursus Sanctae Mariae--Morgan MS.739
Cursus Sanctae Mariae--Morgan MS.739
Book
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Curve-Pattern Support Flag
Object/Artifact
DSC_0061 B baja bn
DSC_0061 B baja bn
Photograph
Daisy Miller / Henry James
Daisy Miller / Henry James
Book
Darkness and Daylight, Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman
Darkness and Daylight, Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's Pictorial Record of Gospel, Temperance, Mission, and Rescue Work "in His Name" ... / Helen Campbell, Thomas W. Knox, Thomas Byrnes
Book
Das Heideprinzesschen / E. Marlitt
Das Heideprinzesschen / E. Marlitt
Book
Davey Red Label Solid Board
Davey Red Label Solid Board
Publication
Davey Solid Board sample book
Davey Solid Board sample book
Publication
David Copperfield / Charles Dickens
David Copperfield / Charles Dickens
Book
Days Off and Other Digressions / Henry Van Dyke
Days Off and Other Digressions / Henry Van Dyke
Book
Days with Sir Roger de Coverley : A Reprint from "The Spectator"
Days with Sir Roger de Coverley : A Reprint from "The Spectator"
Book
De toute son ame
De toute son ame
Book
Decorative Papers
Decorative Papers
Publication
Delphine
Delphine
Book
Den Stora Makten: Ett Avsnitt av en Ung Mans Liv
Den Stora Makten: Ett Avsnitt av en Ung Mans Liv
Book
Denizens of the Deep / Frank T. Bullen
Denizens of the Deep / Frank T. Bullen
Book
Der Gute Ton in allen Lebenslagen / Franz Ebhardt
Der Gute Ton in allen Lebenslagen / Franz Ebhardt
Book
Diamond Shaped Filigree Hand Stamp
Diamond Shaped Filigree Hand Stamp
Object/Artifact
Dick Duncan: Glen Morris Stories / Francis Forrester, Esq.
Dick Duncan: Glen Morris Stories / Francis Forrester, Esq.
Book
Die Bergpsalmen / Joseph Victor von Scheffel
Die Bergpsalmen / Joseph Victor von Scheffel
Book
Die Schwestern / Georg Ebers
Die Schwestern / Georg Ebers
Book
Dieu dans la nature
Dieu dans la nature
Book
Dinner party with Stella Patri
Dinner party with Stella Patri
Photograph
Divider
Divider
Object/Artifact
Divider
Divider
Object/Artifact
Divider
Divider
Object/Artifact
Dogtooth Agate Burnishing Tool
Dogtooth Agate Burnishing Tool
Object/Artifact
Dogtooth Agate Burnishing Tool
Dogtooth Agate Burnishing Tool
Object/Artifact
Dogtooth Agate Burnishing Tool
Dogtooth Agate Burnishing Tool
Object/Artifact
Dogtown: Being Some Chapters from the Annals of the Waddles Family, Set Down in the Language of Housepeople / Mabel Osgood Wright
Dogtown: Being Some Chapters from the Annals of the Waddles Family, Set Down in the Language of Housepeople / Mabel Osgood Wright
Book
Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall / Charles Major
Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall / Charles Major
Book
Dotted Flower Hand Stamp
Dotted Flower Hand Stamp
Object/Artifact
Double Lined Pallet Fillets
Double Lined Pallet Fillets
Object/Artifact
Double-ended tool
Double-ended tool
Object/Artifact
Dragon ornament die
Dragon ornament die
Object/Artifact
Dream Days / Kenneth Grahame
Dream Days / Kenneth Grahame
Book
Dreams In Homespun / Sam Walter Foss
Dreams In Homespun / Sam Walter Foss
Book
Dredge Pen Case
Dredge Pen Case
Object/Artifact
Dredge Pen Case
Dredge Pen Case
Object/Artifact
Dresden Ingres Charcoal
Dresden Ingres Charcoal
Publication
Droll Stories Collected From the Abbeys of Touraine / Honoré De Balzac
Droll Stories Collected From the Abbeys of Touraine / Honoré De Balzac
Book
Dry-Tab Sealer
Dry-Tab Sealer
Object/Artifact
EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL DECORATIVE PAPERS
EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL DECORATIVE PAPERS
Publication
Eastlake full cover die
Eastlake full cover die
Object/Artifact
Eight cousins; Or, The Aunt-Hill / Louisa M. Alcott
Eight cousins; Or, The Aunt-Hill / Louisa M. Alcott
Book
Einkehr und Umschau; Neueste Dichtungen / Friedrich Bodenstedt
Einkehr und Umschau; Neueste Dichtungen / Friedrich Bodenstedt
Book
Elizabeth and Her German Garden / Elizabeth von Armin
Elizabeth and Her German Garden / Elizabeth von Armin
Book
England / Frank Fox
England / Frank Fox
Book
English Blind-Stamped Bindings
English Blind-Stamped Bindings
Book
English Prints sample book
English Prints sample book
Publication
Equipment and Materials for Bookbinding, Graphic Arts, and Allied Industries, Catalog 776
Equipment and Materials for Bookbinding, Graphic Arts, and Allied Industries, Catalog 776
Publication
Equipment and Materials for the Graphic Arts and Allied Industries, Catalog 119
Equipment and Materials for the Graphic Arts and Allied Industries, Catalog 119
Publication
Ernest Schaefer, Inc., Folder No. 19 of Service-type
Ernest Schaefer, Inc., Folder No. 19 of Service-type
Publication
Essais de critique et d
Essais de critique et d'histoire
Book
Ethics of the Dust / John Ruskin
Ethics of the Dust / John Ruskin
Book
European and Oriental Decorative Papers
European and Oriental Decorative Papers
Publication
Evelina: Or, a Young Lady
Evelina: Or, a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World / Fanny Burney
Book
Evidence of Progress / by Pamela S. Wood.
Evidence of Progress / by Pamela S. Wood.
Book
Ex Libris : The art of contemporary world bookplates
Ex Libris : The art of contemporary world bookplates
Book
Ex Libris: The art of bookplates / Martin Hopkinson.
Ex Libris: The art of bookplates / Martin Hopkinson.
Book
FABRIANO DISEGNO 5
FABRIANO DISEGNO 5
Publication
FINAL BAJA
FINAL BAJA
Photograph
FRENCH PAPERS
FRENCH PAPERS 'P' SERIES
Publication
Falkiner board samples, 4b
Falkiner board samples, 4b
Publication
Falkiner paper samples 1a
Falkiner paper samples 1a
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 1b1
Falkiner paper samples, 1b1
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 1b2
Falkiner paper samples, 1b2
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 1b3
Falkiner paper samples, 1b3
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 3a
Falkiner paper samples, 3a
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 3b
Falkiner paper samples, 3b
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 4a
Falkiner paper samples, 4a
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 6a
Falkiner paper samples, 6a
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 6b
Falkiner paper samples, 6b
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 6c
Falkiner paper samples, 6c
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 6d
Falkiner paper samples, 6d
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 7a
Falkiner paper samples, 7a
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 7b
Falkiner paper samples, 7b
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 7c
Falkiner paper samples, 7c
Publication
Falkiner paper samples, 9
Falkiner paper samples, 9
Publication
Falkiner rag paper samples, 8
Falkiner rag paper samples, 8
Publication
Familiar London Painted by Rose Barton / Rose Barton
Familiar London Painted by Rose Barton / Rose Barton
Book
Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature / John Bartlett
Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature / John Bartlett
Book
Familiar Wild Flowers Figured and Described / F. Edward Hulme
Familiar Wild Flowers Figured and Described / F. Edward Hulme
Book
Famous Cathedrals As Seen and Described By Great Writers / Esther Singleton
Famous Cathedrals As Seen and Described By Great Writers / Esther Singleton
Book
Famous Paintings as Seen and Described by Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
Famous Paintings as Seen and Described by Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
Book
Fanning Out Corner Hand Stamp
Fanning Out Corner Hand Stamp
Object/Artifact
Farm Ballads / Will Carleton
Farm Ballads / Will Carleton
Book
Farm Ballads / Will Carleton
Farm Ballads / Will Carleton
Book
File of conservation methods and material samples
File of conservation methods and material samples
Archive
Fillet Roll
Fillet Roll
Object/Artifact
Fillet Roll
Fillet Roll
Object/Artifact
Fine Leathers for Bookbinding.
Fine Leathers for Bookbinding.
Publication
Finesse Full Grain Leather
Finesse Full Grain Leather
Publication
Finesse Full Grain Leather
Finesse Full Grain Leather
Publication
Finest European lamb and lamb suede
Finest European lamb and lamb suede
Publication
Finishing Press
Finishing Press
Object/Artifact
Finishing Roller
Finishing Roller
Object/Artifact
Finishing Stove
Finishing Stove
Object/Artifact
Finishing Tools
Finishing Tools
Object/Artifact
Firenze Perche
Firenze Perche
Book
Fisherman
Fisherman's Luck and Some Other Uncertain Things / Henry Van Dyke
Book
Fisherman
Fisherman's Luck and Some Other Uncertain Things / Henry Van Dyke
Book
Flammenzeichen / E. Werner
Flammenzeichen / E. Werner
Book
Flat Agate Burnishing Tool
Flat Agate Burnishing Tool
Object/Artifact
Flat Agate Burnishing Tool
Flat Agate Burnishing Tool
Object/Artifact
Flocked Cover Materials, sample card #2904-001
Flocked Cover Materials, sample card #2904-001
Publication
Flora
Flora's Interpreter: Or, The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments / Sarah Josepha Buell Hale
Book
Floral and dent band die
Floral and dent band die
Object/Artifact
Floral band die
Floral band die
Object/Artifact
Floral full cover die
Floral full cover die
Object/Artifact
Floral full cover die
Floral full cover die
Object/Artifact
Floral full-cover die
Floral full-cover die
Object/Artifact
Floral medallion die
Floral medallion die
Object/Artifact
Floral ornament die
Floral ornament die
Object/Artifact
Floral ornament die
Floral ornament die
Object/Artifact
Floral ornament die
Floral ornament die
Object/Artifact
Floral spine die
Floral spine die
Object/Artifact
Florence Flood
Florence Flood
Object/Artifact
Florence Rises from the Flood
Florence Rises from the Flood
Book
Floriated border die
Floriated border die
Object/Artifact
Floriated monogram die
Floriated monogram die
Object/Artifact
Floriated ornament die
Floriated ornament die
Object/Artifact
Floriated ornament die
Floriated ornament die
Object/Artifact
Flower Bud on Stem Hand Stamp
Flower Bud on Stem Hand Stamp
Object/Artifact
Flower Bud on Vine Hand Stamp
Flower Bud on Vine Hand Stamp
Object/Artifact
Flower Fables and Fancies / N. Hudson Moore
Flower Fables and Fancies / N. Hudson Moore
Book
Flower of the Dusk / Myrtle Reed
Flower of the Dusk / Myrtle Reed
Book
Flowers From Sunlight and Shade: Poems / S.B. Skelding
Flowers From Sunlight and Shade: Poems / S.B. Skelding
Book
Flowers of the Field and Forest From Original Water-Color Drawings After Nature by Isaac Sprague / Reverend A.B. Hervey
Flowers of the Field and Forest From Original Water-Color Drawings After Nature by Isaac Sprague / Reverend A.B. Hervey
Book
Flyer for Preservation Pencil from Preservation Equipment
Flyer for Preservation Pencil from Preservation Equipment
Publication
Folder of letters between Pat Pugh, Stella Patri, and Carolyn Horton
Folder of letters between Pat Pugh, Stella Patri, and Carolyn Horton
Archive
Folder of paper samples from Andrew/Nelson/Whitehead
Folder of paper samples from Andrew/Nelson/Whitehead
Archive
Foliated border cover die
Foliated border cover die
Object/Artifact
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