Links To Research And Databases


The British Library. Bibliography

Yale Law School. Resources for collecting law books

Washington State University. Bibliography of early modern English library catalogues

Blogs and Articles

The British Library. Reunited collection of Sir H. Sloane

Glasgow Emblem Project. On the Alciato/Stockhamer editions

Marianna Czapnik. ‘Descriptive Cataloguing and the Study of Provenances of Early Printed Books as a Source for Historical Research.’ Warsaw University Library. 2004

Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies. Rare Book Blog

David Pearson, ‘Patterns of Book Ownership in Late Seventeenth-Century England.’ In: The Library. Vol. 11, Issue 2. p.139-167  

Princeton University. History of collecting 

W. Roberts, ‘Women as Book Collectors’. In: ---, The Book-Hunter in London. 1895

William Sherman, 'Toward a History of the Manicule.' 2005

Yale Law Library. Provenance puzzles

Databases. Ongoing Research

Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. Université de Paris. Reliures estampées à froid, 12e-18e siècles

Bibsite. The Bibliographical Society of America. Bibliographical works, regular updates

Boekgeschiedenis. Webexpositie ‘Licht beduimeld’. Gebruikssporen in handschriften en boeken

The British Library. Database of bookbindings

C.E.R.L. Mendham Collection. Names of former owners

C.E.R.L. On-line provenance resources

C.E.R.L. Thesaurus. Accesses European libraries for provenance records

Penn Libraries. Kladcat’s photostream. (Un)identified provenance

The Reading Experience Database 1450-1945

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Einbanddatenbank gefördert durch die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Unofficial Index to Ilse Schunke's 'Die Schwenke-Sammlung'. Compiled by Michael Laird & Paul Needham

WorldCat. Online Centrale Catalogue of OCLC (Online Computer Library Center)

Help for Provenance Researchers

American Library Association. Provenance evidence terms

The British Library. Help for provenance researchers

Centre for Early Modern Studies (C.E.M.S.). Exploring Renaissance texts: book ownership

C.E.R.L. Can You Help? Provenance queries.

University of Glasgow. Finding the copy specifics in rare books

Theleme Sorbonne. Identification des livres anciens XV-XVIIIe siècle

Princeton University. Blog on provenance, bindings, annotations

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