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Bookbinding & Book Arts Organisations
Abbey Newsletter: Abbey Publications is a non-profit
corporation set up to encourage the preservation of library & archival
materials, and the use of lasting materials in the creation of records.
Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada - ARA Canada: New
website from ARA . The English
version is still not fully functional.
Antiquarian Booksellers Association: The Association runs a small
but select number of book fairs each year. There is a major International
Fair in June at Olympia which remains one of the most prestigious fairs in
the world. In the autumn of each year we run the Chelsea Fair in London's
Kings Road, one of the friendliest and most popular fairs in the trade
calendar, and we also hold fairs alternately in Edinburgh and Bath
of Book Crafts (New Zealand) Inc. (email link)
Book Arts Web: One of the best sites for links
on all topics dealing with the Book Arts run by Peter Verheyen who also
runs the Book_Arts-Listserv, a discussion group for all book arts.
The Bonefolder: a peer-reviewed 'open-access' e-journal
for bookbinding and the book arts.
Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild: Information
on all CBBAG activities including workshops, exhibitions and publications.
Guild of Book Workers: (USA)
Information includes: the full text of the newsletter, Study Opportunities
List, exhibits, publications, and how to become a member.
iBookbinding.com: Free book binding resources and tutorials.
Meister der Einbandkunst (MDE): (Germany)
German organisation of design binding.
Miniature Book Society: An international organization of
miniature book artists, publishers, printers, binders, collectors and
Libro: (Italy) Bookbinding Association based in Milan,
whose aim is to encourage the promotion and exchange of ideas about
the book arts.
Queensland Bookbinders Guild Inc: (Australia) To promote,
foster and practise the art of bookbinding and related arts in Australia.
Society of Bookbinders: (UK)
Dedicated to traditional bookbinding, and preserving and conserving the
printed and written word.
Handboekbinden: A Dutch language site. The main aim
of the society is the promotion of the book form as an art and craft
medium. As far as possible other aspects related to the form of the
book are also included such as calligraphy, printing with the handpress,
paper art, and book illustration. With this in mind the objectives
are to provide courses, training programmes, demonstrations, excursions,
exhibitions, competitions and funding.
Victorian Bookbinders Guild: To
maintain and foster the art, craft and practice of bookbinding.