Book History Online

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Edited by: Matthew McLean, University of St Andrews

Book History Online (BHO) is the international bibliography in the field of book and library history. It provides a comprehensive survey of all scholarly publications written from a historical perspective. Included are monographs, articles and reviews dealing with the history of the printed book, its arts, crafts, techniques and equipment, its economic, social and cultural environment, as well as its production, distribution, preservation and description. BHO is published in partnership with the University of St Andrews and the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP).

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Edited by Matthew McLean, University of St Andrews

Advisory Board
– Leslie Howsam, University of Windsor
– Andrew Pettegree, University of St Andrews
– Marieke van Delft, Koninklijke Bibliotheek - National library of the Netherlands

BHO contains bibliographic information on topics such as papermaking, bookbinding, book illustration, type design, typefounding, bibliophily, book collecting, libraries and individuals. It is the online continuation of the Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries (ABHB).

Partners
– University of St Andrews
– Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP).

Copyright notice
BHO is the online continuation of the Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries (ABHB), edited by Hendrik D.L. Vervliet under the auspices of the Committee on Rare Books and Manuscripts of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Springer Science+Business media has kindly granted us permission to digitize those 19 ABHB volumes not yet available in digital format and incorporate the electronic records in BHO, allowing us to fill the gap that existed for the period 1973-1990. Information about the printed edition of ABHB can be found at www.springer.com/series/5559.