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Bibliography of Book Related Resources in ALIC

This page provides a bibliography of book related resources available at the Archives Library and Information Center. You can find more information, including biographies of individuals, by searching ALIC’s Online Public Access Catalog.



Facts relating to government printing and binding. Washington, DC: The Brotherhood, 1948. 19 p.
Z232.U6 I5

Bailey, Herbert Smith. The traditional book in the electronic age. New York: R.R. Bowker Co., 1978, c1977. 28 p.
Z278 .B155

Benjamin, Curtis G. U.S. books abroad: neglected ambassadors. Washington: Library of Congress, 1984. vii, 95 p.
Z479 .B46 1984

Clark, Bernadine. Fanfare for words: bookfairs and book festivals in North America. Washington: Library of Congress, 1991. 108 p.
Z475 .C57 1990

Williams, Maurvene D. The community of the book: a directory of selected organizations and programs. 2nd ed. Washington: Library of Congress, 1989. 140 p.
Z1008 .K38 1989

Book Collecting and Selling

Bay, J. Christian. The bookman is a hummingbird; book collecting in the Middle West and the house of Walter M. Hill. Cedar Rapids, IA, Priv. print. for the friends of the Torch Press, 1952. 55 p.
Z473.H64 B3

Stern, Madeleine Bettina. Antiquarian bookselling in the United States: a history from the origins to the 1940s. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, c1985. xviii, 246 p.
Z479 .S7

Storm, Colton. Invitation to book collection, its pleasures and practices, with kindred discussions of manuscripts, maps, and prints. New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1947. 7 p. l., 281 p.
Z987 .S78

Wells, Ellen B. Book collecting and care of books. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Libraries,1985. ii, 21 p.
Z988 .W453 1985

Book Repair and Preservation

"All the king’s horses": rare book & manuscript preservation techniques. Madison, WI: American Association for State and Local History, 1963. [8] p.
Z701.3.R37 A4 1963

Book preservation technologies. Washington, DC: Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment, 1988. vii, 118 p.
Z701.3.D4 B66 1988

The conservation of bookbinding leather: a report prepared by the British Leather Manufacturers’ Research Association for the British Library. London: British Library, 1984. 78 p.
Z271 .C78x 1984

An Introduction to book repair. Rev. 1/97. Syracuse, NY: Gaylord Bros., 1997. 18 p.
Z701 .I6 1997

The preservation of library materials: a CUL handbook: guidelines and procedures. New York: Columbia University Libraries, 1980. 65 p.
Z701 .P69 1980

Brown, Meredith. The preservation of leather bindings: background, organization of a project, and procedures. Washington: ERIC Document Reproduction Service, 1978? 49 p.
Z701 .B769 1978a

Dyal, Carole. Three basic book repair procedures. Charlestown, MA: Acme Bookbinding, 1998? 16 p.
Z701 .D92 1998

Lavender, Kenneth. Book repair: a how-to-do-it manual. 2nd ed. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2001. xxiv, 269 p.
Z701 .L32 2001

Lydenberg, Harry Miller. The care and repair of books. 3rd and rev. ed. New York: The R. R. Bowker company, 1945. 4 p. l., 3-123 p.
Z701 .L8 1945

Mucci, Paul. Paper and leather conservation: a manual. Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, 1978. 55 p.
Z110.C7 M82 1978

Roberts, Matt. Bookbinding and the conservation of books: a dictionary of descriptive terminology. Washington, DC: Library of Congress,1982. x, 296 p.
Z266.7 .R62 1982

Schechter, Abraham A. Basic book repair methods. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1999. ix, 102 p.
Z701 .S34 1999


Managing a library binding program. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, c1993. v, 160 p.
Z701.3.R48 M36 1993

Brenni, Vito Joseph. Bookbinding, a guide to the literature. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1982. viii, 199 p.
Z266.5 .B7

Diehl, Edith. Bookbinding, its background and technique. New York: Dover Publications, 1980. 2 v.
Z266 .D5 1980

McQueen, Sharon. In-house bookbinding and repair. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2005. 119 p.
Z700 .M38 2005

Merrill-Oldham, Jan. Guide to the Library Binding Institute standard for library binding. Chicago: American Library Association, 1990. ix, 62 p.
Z700 .M47 1990

Roberts, Matt. Bookbinding and the conservation of books: a dictionary of descriptive terminology. Washington, DC: Library of Congress,1982. x, 296 p.
Z266.7 .R62 1982

Tauber, Maurice Falcolm. Library binding manual; a handbook of useful procedures for the maintenance of library volumes. Boston, MA: Library Binding Institute, 1972. xiv, 185 p.
Z700 .T3

United States. Government Printing Office. Theory and practice of bookbinding. Washington, 1950. x, 246 p.
Z700 .U5

History of the Book

Comparato, Frank E. Books for the millions: a history of the men whose methods and machines packaged the printed word. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Co., 1971. ix, 374 p.
Z269 .C65 1971

Feather, John. A dictionary of book history. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. 278 p.
Z1006 .D5

Howard, Nicole. The book: the life story of a technology. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005. xvi, 171 p.
Z4 .H69 2005

Katz, William A. Dahl’s history of the book. 3rd English ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1995. xv, 309 p.
Z4 .K37 1995

Zboray, Ronald J. A handbook for the study of book history in the United States. Washington, DC: Center for the Book, Library of Congress, 2000. ix, 155 p.
Z4.35.U6 Z36 2000


D’Amico, Deborah. Adult education and welfare to work initiatives: a review of research, practice and policy. Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy, 1997. ix, 72 p.
Y 3.L 71:2 L 71/3

Hohn, Marcia. Empowerment health education in adult literacy: a guide for public health and adult literacy practitioners, policy makers, and funders. Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy, c1998. 149 p.
Y 3.L 71:16/v.3/no.4/pt.A

Library of Congress. Literacy in historical perspective. Washington: Library of Congress: U.S. G.P.O., 1983. v, 170 p.
LC 1.2:L 71

Senechal, Monique. The effect of family literacy interventions on children’s acquisition of reading: from kindergarten to grade 3: a meta-analytic review. Portsmouth, NH: RMC Research Corp.; Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy, the Partnership for Reading, 2006. iii, 30 p.
Y 3.L 71:2 L 71/kinder./2006

Stein, Sondra Gayle. Equipped for the Future content standards: what adults need to know and be able to do in the 21st century. Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy, 2000. 108, 54 p.
Y 3.L 71:2 Eq 5/3

Tolbert, Michelle. English literacy and civics education for adult learners: special policy update. Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy, 2001. v, 25 p.
Y 3.L 71:2 En 3


Chicago guide to preparing electronic manuscripts for authors and publishers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c1987. xi, 143 p.
Z286.E43 C4

Guide to federal publishing: what every federal publisher should know about the publishing process. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 2001? 43 p.
GP 1.23/4:F 31/2001

Publishing in the Third World: knowledge and development. Portsmouth, NH; London: Mansell, Heineman, 1985. xii, 226 p.
Z289 .P82 1985