The Guild of Book Workers Library – Serial Titles

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The Guild of Book Workers Library is housed in the Special Collections Department of the University of Iowa’s Main Library and holds over 700 volumes which focus on the arts of the book, particularly hand bookbinding techniques, but also contains volumes on the history of bookbinding and bookbinders, papermaking, paper decoration techniques, calligraphy, printing, and book conservation. By trading newsletters and journals produced by the Guild, the Library also receives current periodicals on binding from similar organizations in England, France, Spain, the Netherlands, and Australia. Videotapes and DVDs which document the annual Guild Standards Seminars are another important component of the collection, now the most frequently borrowed items because they demonstrate techniques that cannot be adequately described in print sources.

The holdings for each of these major parts of the Library are listed on their own page: monographs and individual print titles; serials in substantial runs; and CDs, videotapes and DVDs.

This page is an alphabetical the list of serial titles. Remember that most internet browsers permit you to search-in-page — which may produce faster results for you than scrolling through the entire list — and also keep in mind that if you save the page to your desktop, you can edit or reorganize it to make it more convenient for your purposes.

For further information about the Guild Library, please see the introduction to this site or contact:

Ann Frellsen, Collections Conservator & Guild Librarian
Emory University Libraries
540 Asbury Circle
Atlanta, GA  30322
404-727-0307
ann.frellsen@emory.edu

Serials – subscribed to, exchanges, extensive runs, etc.

The Abbey newsletter. Vol. 1 (Aug. 1975)- . Ann Arbor, Mich. : Academy Book Bindery, 1975- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Holdings: from No. 1 (1975), lacking 5:3 (1981), 11:2-4, 13:1-8, 14:1-6, 15:4-6 (1991).

AIC newsletter. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Dec. 1975)-v. 16, no. 5 (Sept. 1991). Washington, D.C. : American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1975- v. ; 28 cm. Holdings: 4:1 (1978); 5:1 (1979); 7:1, 2,4 (1981).

Alkaline paper advocate. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1988)- . Provo, UT. : Abbey Publications, 1988- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Holdings: 1:1 (1988).

Allgemeiner anzeiger fr Buchbindereien. Stuttgart : Verlag Max Hettler, 1886- v. : ill. ; 30 cm. Title varies. Holdings: Nos. 9-11 (1957); nos. l-8, 7-10, 12 (1958); nos. 1-9, 12 (1959); nos. 1-2, 4-12 (1960); 1-8 (1961).

Amis de la Reliure D’Art. Bulletin / les Amis de la Reliure D’Art. Toulouse : Les Amis, 1982- v. ; 23 cm. Title from cover. Supplement to: Revue francaise d’histoire du livre. Holdings: No. 3.

Ampersand. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1980)- . San Francisco : Pacific Center for the Book Arts, (1980)- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Title from caption. Holdings: 1:1 (1980), 2; 3:1-3; 4:2-4; 5:2; 6:1, 3 (1986).

The APHA letter / American Printing History Association. No. 1 (Nov. 1974)-no. 68 (1985). [New York] : The Association, [1974-1985]. 12 v. ; 28 cm. Continued by: The APHA newsletter.Holdings: Nos. 9 (1976)-55 (1983) lacking 22,23,25,31,36,38,39,41,42,45,46,51-54 (1983).

The APHA newsletter / American Printing History Association. [New York] : The Association, [198?]- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Continues: The APHA letter. Holdings: Nos. 98-99,102,104.

Ars typographica : a miscellany of the printing art. Vol. 1, no. 1 (spring 1918)-v. 3, no. 1 (July 1926). New York : The Marchbanks Press, [c1918-1926]. 3 v. : ill. ; 31 cm. Holdings: Vols. 1-3. Folio.

Art et metiers du livre. Paris : Mensuel dit par les Editions Technorama, [19–]- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Holdings: No. 90 (Juin-Juillet 1979)- .

Atlanta friends of the alphabet. Atlanta, Ga. : Friends of the Alphabet, [1980?]- v. : ill. : 28 cm. Title from cover. Holdings: Mar.-Apr., May-June, Aug.-Sept. (1985); [?] (1986); 14:6 (1987); 11: Aug.-Sept, Oct.-Nov.,-and Dec.-Jan. (1989-1990); 12: nos.

Austin bookworkers. Spring 1990- . Austin, Tex. : Austin Book Workers, [1990]- v. : ill. ; 29 cm. Holdings: 1:3.

Binder’s Guild Newsletter. Volumes 1-24, 1977-2001. #1295.

De Boekbinder. v. : ill. ; 31 cm. Holdings: No. 4 (1982); 1,3,4 (1983); 1,3,4 (1984); . 4 (1984); 1,2,4 (1985); 1 (1986); jaargang 6:4 (1987); jaargang 7: 4 (1988); jaargang 8:1-3; jaargang 9:1-4 (1990).

Book arts. 1- ; spring, 1975- . Ceased publication in 1981? New York : Center for Book Arts, 1975- v. : ill., ports., plates ; 27 cm. Holdings: 1:1 (1975).

Book arts review : newsletter of the Center for Book Arts. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1982)- New York : The Center, 1982- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Title from caption. Holdings: 1:1,3,4; 2:2,4;3:1,3; 4:4; 5:1,2,4.

The Book collector. Vol. 1 (spring 1952)- . London : The Collector Lts., 1952- v. : ill., plates ; 19-23 cm. Incorporates: Book handbook. Holdings: 4:1,3,4 (1955); 12:2; 13:4; 14:1,2,4; 15: 1,2,3; 16:1,2; 17-23:1-4; 24:1,3,4; 25:1,2,3.

Bookbinder. Vol. 1 (1987)- . [England : Society of Bookbinders and Book Restorers], 1987- v. : ill. ; 25 cm. Holdings: Vols. 1 and 2.

The Bookbinder : an illustrated journal for binders, librarians, and all lover of books. Vol. 1 (1988)-v. 3 (1889). London : William Clowes and Sons, 1888-1889. 3 v. : fronts, ill., facsims, plates ; 25 cm. Continued by : The British bookmaker. Shelf #67. Holdings: Vols. 2-3 (1889).

The British bookmaker : devoted to the interests of the book printer, the book illustrator, the book-cover designer, the book-binder, librarians, and lovers of books generally. Vol. 4 (1890)-v. 7 (1893). London : Raithby, Lawrence & Co., 1890-1994. 4 v. : fronts, ill., facsims, plates ; 25 cm. Continues : The bookbinder. Shelf #68. Holdings : Vols. 4-6,(1890-1893].

The Craftsman. Eastwood, N.Y. : United Crafts, c1901-1916. 31 v. : ill., photos ; 25-27 cm. Holdings: Vol. 2 (1902) only. Shelf #668

Designer Bookbinders Newsletter. No. 1 (1975)- . London : Designer bookbinders, 1975- v. : ill. ; 21 cm. Holdings: Nos. 2-56, 70, 72-75.

 The Dolphin : a journal of the making of books. No. 1 (1933)-no. 4 (1941). New York : Limited Editions Club, 1933-1941. 4 v. : ill. : 32 cm. Holdings: Nos. 1-2 (1933 & 1935). Folio (nos. 1-2). Shelf #14

Fine print : the review for the arts of the book. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1975)- . San Francisco, CA : Fine Print, [1975]- v. : ill. ; 31 cm. Description based on tenth anniversary issue: Vol. 11, no. 1 (January 1985). Holdings: 1:1,3; 2:1-4 (2 copies); 5:3; 6:2,4; 7:2-4; 8:1 (2 copies),2-3; 9:1,2 (2 copies),3,4 (2 copies); 10:2-4; 11:1 (2 copies)-4; 12:1 (2 copies)-4; 14:3,4.

The Fleuron : a journal of typography / edited by Stanley Morison. No. 1 (1923}-no. 7 (1930). Cambridge, England : The University Press ; New York: Doubleday Doran & Co., 1923-1930. 7 v. : ill. : 29 cm. Holdings: Nos. 1-7. Folio (5,6,7). Shelf #15

IAMPETH IAMPETH newsletter. Honesdale, PA : International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers, an Teachers of Handwriting,

Institute of Paper Conservation. Paper conservation news. Vol. 1 (May 1973)- . London : The Institute, 1973- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Description from No. 7, June 1978. Holdings: Nos. 7 (1978), 9, 10, 11, 16, 18, 21, 22, 25-30, 56-58, 61 (1992).

Newsletter. London : The Society of Scribes and Illuminators, [19–]- v. : ill. ; 30 cm. Description based on Newsletter 6 (spring 1976). Title from cover.Holdings: Nos. 6-8, 14-16, 18-22; 24 (1982).

Resources and Technical Services Division. (ALA). RTSD newsletter. Chicago : RTSD, American Library Association, [19–]- v. ; 28 cm. Description based on Vol. 10, no. 2, 1985. Holdings: 10:2,4 (1985).

Science for Conservators. Vol. 1, An Introduction to Materials,  vol. 2, Cleaning; vol. 3, Adhesives and Coatings. Shelf #s #1303:1; #1303:2; #1303:3

The Scribe : newsletter of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators. No. 1 (1983)- . London : The Society, 1983- v. : ill. ; 30 cm. Description based on No. 28, (summer 1983). Title from cover. Holdings: Nos. 28-37; 39-40; 43-44; 46-49; 52 (1991).

Scribes of Central Florida. To the print. Winter Park, FL : The Scribes. [19–]- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Description based on Vol. 5, no. 1 (Mar. 1988). title from caption. Holdings: 4:2 (Oct. 4,1988), 5:1; 7:5 (1990).

Society of Bookbinders and Book Restorers. London and South Region newsletter. [Surrey, England : The Society, 19–]- v. : ill. ; 28 cm. Description based on issue No. 18 (autumn 1986). Holdings: No. 18 only.

Society of Bookbinders and Book Restorers. Scottish Region newsletter. [Edinburgh. Scotland : The Society, 19–‘- v. ; 21. cm. Description based on issue No. 17, (Sept. 1986). Holdings: No. 17 only (2 copies).

Society of Bookbinders and Book Restorers. Wales and West Region newsletter. Vol. 1, no. 1 (March 1984)- . Bristol, Wales : The Society, 1984- v. ; 28 cm. Title based on caption. Holdings: 1:1 (2 copies).

WAAC newsletter. [Los Angeles, CA : Western Association for Art Conservation, v. : ill. : 28 cm. Description based on Vol. 9:1-3; 10:1-3; 13: 1-3; 14:1 (1992)-.