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Monday, July 12, 2021

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting: July/Aug 2021



My Personal Reference Websites


When I surf the web, I frequently bookmark the articles and websites that I find interesting.  Some of the websites have appeared in the Found on the Web section of my Biblio-Connecting blog posts.  A few websites, however, are no longer being updated, but the information they provide, in most cases, is still current.


On Visiting Bookshops:

http://essays.quotidiana.org/morley/visiting_bookshops/

Becoming a Bookseller:

https://ashrarebooks.com/2021/05/13/1971-becoming-a-bookseller/

Book Hunting as a Sport:

https://www.firesideangler.net/home/bookhunting.htm 

Why Do You Have a Personal Library?

https://www.librarything.com/topic/188145

Misperceptions About White Gloves:

https://www.betweenthecovers.com/btc/articles/49

BookFairs.com:

https://www.bookfairs.com/index.html

The Book Arts Web:

https://philobiblon.com/site.shtml

Rare Book Hub:

https://www.rarebookhub.com/

KVK:  Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog:

https://kvk.bibliothek.kit.edu/?lang=en&digitalOnly=0&embedFulltitle=0&newTab=0

Women in Book History: A Bibliography

http://www.womensbookhistory.org

Empty Mirror:

https://www.emptymirrorbooks.com/about-us

RBMS: Your Old Books 

https://rbms.info/yob/

Steve Trussels' Books And Book Collecting:

https://www.trussel.com/f_books.htm

Steve Trussels' Eclecti City:

https://www.trussel.com

The Online Books Page:

https://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu

Rec.Collecting.Books FAQ:

http://web.archive.org/web/20060831195923/http://netserver.massmedia.com/~mikeb/rcb/

Ralph Dumain's Autodidact Project:

http://autodidactproject.org/index.html

Care, Handling, and Storage of Books:

https://www.loc.gov/preservation/care/books.html

Smoke and Odour Removal:

https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/research-and-collections/building-our-collections/caring-librarys-collections/smoke-and-odour

Web Resources For the Rare Materials Cataloger:

https://rbms.info/cat-resources/special-topics/

The Book-Lover's Library Series:

http://patrickspedding.blogspot.com/2015/02/the-book-lovers-library-series-18861902.html

The Torch Press:

https://ir.uiowa.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1360&context=bai

Lakeside Classics:

https://www.townsendbooks.com/lakeside.htm

The Bookplate Society:

http://www.bookplatesociety.org

The Story of a Bookplate:

http://web.archive.org/web/20040707054547/http://abbookman.com/ABBookman_F071604.html

Bookplates. Pratt Institute:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/34900073@N07/sets/72157613160345964/?page=18

The British Book Trade Index:

http://bbti.bodleian.ox.ac.uk

The Scottish Book Trade Index:

https://www.nls.uk/catalogues/scottish-book-trade-index/

Exeter Working Papers in Book History  

https://bookhistory.blogspot.com/2014/10/homepage.html

The French Book Trade:

http://fbtee.uws.edu.au/main/

Lucille's Publishers:

http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/lucile/PUBLISHR.HTM

Biographies of Classical Essayists:

http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Biographies/Literary/BiosEssayists.htm

Linda M. Campbell's American Lit Selected Bibliographies 

 https://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/biball.html

The BL Incunabula Short Title Catalogue:

https://data.cerl.org/istc/_search

Spenser and the Tradition: English Poetry 1579-1830:

http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/Welcome.php

The National Department of Poetry:

http://www.incidentalcomics.com/2014/01/the-national-department-of-poetry.html

The Curran Index to Victorian Periodicals:

http://curranindex.org

Private Libraries in Renaissance England:

https://plre.folger.edu.

UK Library Hub Discover:

https://discover.libraryhub.jisc.ac.uk/advanced-search/

CERL Thesaurus:

https://data.cerl.org/thesaurus/_search

Bibliography of Online Neo-Latin Texts

http://www.philological.bham.ac.uk/bibliography/

Archivalia: 

 https://archiv.twoday.net/stories/6107864/

Gateway to Library Catalogs:

http://www.loc.gov/z3950/gateway.html#lc

NYPL Digital Gallery:  

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org

Historic Libraries Forum: 

 https://historiclibrariesforum.com

NY State Library Auction Catalogs Collection:  

https://www.nysl.nysed.gov/msscfa/qc16542.htm

From AACR2 to RDA Library Cataloging:

https://web.library.yale.edu/cataloging/music/rdaoverview#pubnotidentified

OCLC Classify:

http://classify.oclc.org/classify2/ClassifyDemo?swid=11950540

The National Archives:

https://www.archives.gov/research

National Union Catalog Search of Manuscript Materials:

https://www.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/oclcsearch.html

Catalog of Copyright Entries:

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/cce/

Cornell University Copyright Information Center:  

https://copyright.cornell.edu/publicdomain

First Line Index of English Verse (The Folger):

https://firstlines.folger.edu

First Line Indexes (BSA):

https://bibsocamer.org/BibSite/Woolley/index.pdf

Literary Clubs in the U.S. :  

http://www.literaryclub.org/id18.html

The Chicago Literary Club:

https://www.chilit.org/content.aspx?page_id=0&club_id=11539

The Ephemera Society of America:

https://www.ephemerasociety.org

The Bookplate Society:

http://www.bookplatesociety.org

Heraldry: A Roll of Early American Arms

https://www.americanheraldry.org/heraldry-in-the-usa/roll-of-early-american-arms/

British Armorial Bindings:

https://armorial.library.utoronto.ca

Heraldry Online Blog:

https://heraldryonline.wordpress.com

Book Repair For Beginners:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkkmibNzfzs

How To Make Your Own Archival Book Cloth:

https://crafts.tutsplus.com/tutorials/bookbinding-fundamentals-how-to-make-your-own-archival-book-cloth--craft-3294

English Bookbinders:

https://cool.culturalheritage.org/byorg/abbey/an/an14/an14-1/an14-111.html

Edge Decoration in Hand Bookbindings:

https://library.princeton.edu/visual_materials/hb/cases/edgedecoration/index.html

The Collectors Club (Stamps):

https://www.collectorsclub.org

UK Reading Experience Database:

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/

The John D. MacDonald Home Page:

http://www.jdmhomepage.org

American Rhetoric:

https://www.americanrhetoric.com/index.htm

The Digital Public Library of America:

https://dp.la

Project Gutenberg:

https://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/a

The Electronic British Library Journal:

http://www.bl.uk/eblj/2019articles/articles.html

The Library as Incubator Project:

http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?page_id=9

Index of Papers Online:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByG2cFj7-_LzS0NFOEkxQ2ZoY0U/view?resourcekey=0-4iUbAxvT3CzSiDXR-VbKgA

The UNZ Review of Archives Printed Periodicals and Books

https://www.unz.com/print/Articles/

RBM Journal:

https://rbm.acrl.org/index.php/rbm/issue/archive

Johnsonian News Letter:

http://www.yalejohnson.com/frontend/johnsonian-news-letter

Samuel Johnson Sound Bite Page:

http://www.samueljohnson.com/popular.html

Guild of Bookworkers Journal:

http://www.unm.edu/~alshal/GBW_JOURNAL_Index.pdf

The Bonefolder:

https://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder/

Studies in Bibliography:

https://bsuva.org/studies-in-bibliography/

Previews of Fine Books & Collections Magazine:

https://www2.finebooksmagazine.com/issue/

The Underground Grammarian Newsletter:

https://sourcetext.com/grammarian/

A. S. W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography:

https://repository.upenn.edu/rosenbach/

Pepys' Diary:

https://www.pepysdiary.com

Bibliography of Literary Annuals:

http://www.orgs.miamioh.edu/anthologies/FMN/Bibliography.htm#Faxon

A Descriptive Bibliography of Edmond Hoyle:

https://booksongaming.com/hoyle/bibliography/index.xml

Orbis Typographicus:

https://www.orbistypographicus.com/1r-title-page.html

Beneath Thy Feet. Secrets From the Grave:

http://beneaththyfeet.blogspot.com/2013/03/muriel-mahala-lord-richard-painter-lord.html

Grolier Club Videos:

https://vimeo.com/user4535612/videos/page:1/sort:date

Authenticity of Print Materials:

https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-6267?loclr=rssloc

 

I post this last entry in memory of my friend Lee J. Harrer who died on April 14, 2021.  Lee was a founding member of the Florida Bibliophile Society, and one of my mentors. 

Lee Harrer on Charles Hamilton, Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters

https://tampareview.org/lee-harrer-on-charles-hamilton-elbert-hubbard-and-the-roycrofters/






Monday, May 24, 2021

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting May-June 2021

UPCOMING ONLINE EVENTS 

AND 

RECORDINGS OF RECENT EVENTS

For May-June 2021


Upcoming Special on Ex Libris Art and Provenance: The Fascination of Bookplates Jun 22nd


Book Club of California:
https://www.bccbooks.org/programs/

Caxton Club:


Folger Shakespeare Library:
https://www.folger.edu/encores

Friends of the Princeton University Library


Harry Ransom Center:

Harvard University:

Institute of English Studies (Bibliographical Society of London)

 Library of Congress:

Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society:

Ticknor Society:

William Morris Society:

Yale University:


To submit your organization's online events for Biblio-Connecting, please contact Jerry Morris (moibibliomaniac at gee mail dot com)








Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting March-April 2021

UPCOMING ONLINE EVENTS 

AND/OR 

RECORDINGS OF RECENT EVENTS

FOR MARCH/APRIL 2021



Book Club of California:
https://www.bccbooks.org/programs/

Caxton Club:


Folger Shakespeare Library:
https://www.folger.edu/encores

Friends of the Princeton University Library


Harry Ransom Center:

Harvard University:

Institute of English Studies (Bibliographical Society of London)

 Library of Congress:

Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society:

Ticknor Society:

William Morris Society:

Yale University:
https://onlineexhibits.library.yale.edu/s/browse-yul-exhibits/page/welcome

To submit your organization's online events for Biblio-Connecting, please contact Jerry Morris (moibibliomaniac at gee mail dot com)








Friday, January 22, 2021

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Jan-Feb 2021


This COVID-19 pandemic is continuing into 2021.  Bibliophiles, bibliophilic clubs, and libraries are doing most everything online nowadays.  So it is time to change the format of my biblio-connecting blog to better fit the times.  In this blog I will provide videos of past online events and notices of upcoming events every other month. If you'd like your organization to be included, please contact me at moibibliomaniac at gee mail dot com.


Grolier Club Videos

https://vimeo.com/user4535612


Caxton Club Upcoming Events

https://caxtonclub.org/events


Book Club of California Upcoming Events

https://www.bccbooks.org/programs/


Florida Bibliophile Society Meeting Recordings

Oct 18, 2020 Nigel Beale: How to Talk to Bibliophiles  Begins 25 minutes into the recording

Nov 15, 2020 Mark Samuels Lasner: Collector's Progress Begins 23:30 into the recording

Dec 20, 2020  Florida Bibliophile Society Holiday Party

Jan 17, 2021 Charles Brown: Henry Darger, Author & Artist Begins 2:44 into the recording

Feb 21, 2021  Rebecca Rego Barry:  Carolyn Wells in the Library


Library of Congress Online Events:

https://www.loc.gov/events/


Harry Ransom Center Online Programs

https://www.hrc.utexas.edu/online-programs/


Folger Encores

https://www.folger.edu/encores


Harvard Virtual Events

https://www.harvard.com/events


Yale Online Exhibitions

https://onlineexhibits.library.yale.edu/s/browse-yul-exhibits/page/welcome



Thursday, December 24, 2020

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Dec 2020


                                                                                                  
'Twas

                                                            And all thru the house....



                                                                              The Stockings....

                                                    Four masks a laying on the footrest with care....

Gnome, Sweet Home!
Bringing a bottle and a bag of Cheer!
                                                                    A Gnome Tree
Counting the Days


O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree


My Elf on the Shelf

Not even a frosty look from the toad?
Snowmen, large and small

Nativity scenes


More Christmas Decorations





A Round Table of Gnomes


Santa Soap




Holiday Condiments




My wife's B&G Christmas Plates









Happy Holidays From the Gnomes!














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                                                                MoiBibliomaniac's Christmas Books


                                                       
Merry Christmas to all!

                                   
And to all a Good Night!