This LibGuide presents select reference resources for various fields of study in the history of the book. The selected resources are relevant to researching both the subject as a whole, as well as specific holdings within the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC). For a general introduction to the department's collections, please visit the RBSC website or view the Guide to Topics.
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