Reference Links and Bibliographic Sources

 

Below are links to various other websites that relate to rare book collecting, handling and researching.  Also listed are other useful sites on book related organizations, schools, fairs and others.  Please let us know if you have a favorite book related site or others that you may be interested in.

This list will be updated periodically. 

Book Collecting

Fine Books Magazine – www.finebooksmagazine.com

 

Handling Rare Books

IOBA – www.ioba.org

RBMS – www.rbms.info

Books on Books

The Book Club of California - http://www.bccbooks.org/

Bibliographical Society of America - http://bibsocamer.org/ 

Researching

World Cat - https://www.worldcat.org/

Mega Search Engine – www.ViaLibri.com

The John Carter Brown Library - http://www.brown.edu/academics/libraries/john-carter-brown/jcb-online/research-resource-guide

Useful Links to Other Sites

ABAA - http://www.abaa.org/

IOBA - http://ioba.org/

Book Fairs - http://www.bookfairs.com/

Rare Book School - http://www.rarebookschool.org/

California Rare Book School - www.calrbs.org

Bibliographic References Cited and Consulted

Relating to Exploration

Arctic Biblio or AB           Tremaine, Marie (Ed.), Arctic Bibliography, 1953, Vols. I-III

Beddie                              Beddie, M. K., Bibliography of Captain James Cook, 1970

Conrad                             Conrad, L.J., Bibliography of Antarctic Exploration, 1999

Cox                                   A Reference Guide to the Literature of Travel, 1935

Haskell                             Haskell, Daniel C., The United States Exploring Expedition, 1968

Hill                                   The Hill Collection of Pacific, 2004

Howell 50                        Howell, John, Catalog 50 California: Spanish Exploration To American Statehood, 1979

Howgego II                      Howgego, Raymond John, Encyclopedia of Exploration 1800 – 1850, 2004

Howgego III                     Ibid, Encyclopedia of Exploration 1850– 1940, The Oceans, Islands and Polar Regions, 2006

Howgego IV                     Ibid, Encyclopedia of Exploration 1850– 1940, Continental Exploration, 2008

Rosove                             Rosove, Michael H., Antarctica, 1772-1922, 2001

Sanderson                       Sanderson, Michael, Voyages and Travel, 1986

Spence                             Spence, Sydney A., Antarctic Miscellany, 1980

Stewart                            Stewart, John, Antarctica an encyclopedia, 1990

Taurus                              Mackenzie, Julian [Ed], The Taurus Collection, 2001

Wheat Trans-Miss Maps   Wheat, Carl I., Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West 1540-1861, 2004 Reprint of 1957-63 Editions

 

Relating to Western Americana

Adams                              Adams, Ramon F., Six-Guns & Saddle Leather, 1969 [Revised and Enlarged]

Clifford Z80                     The Henry H. Clifford Collection, Part One Zamorano 80, 1994

Clifford Calif                    The Henry H. Clifford Collection, Part Two California and the West, 1994

Cowan 64                         A Bibliography of the History of California 1510 – 1930, 1964

Cox                                  A Reference Guide to the Literature of Travel, 1935

Fahey                               Early Printing in California, 1956

Greenwood                     Greenwood, Robert, California Imprints 1833-1862 A Bibliography, 1961

Graff                                Storm, Colton, The Everett D Graff Collection of Western Americana, 1968

Curry-Kruska                   Currey, Lloyd W. and Dennis G. Kruska, Bibliography of Yosemite, the Central and the Southern High Sierra,    and the Big Trees 1839-1900, 1992

Holmes-Norris                 Holmes, Harold, A Descriptive & Priced Catalogue of Books, Pamphlets and Maps … the Collection of Thomas      Wayne Norris …, 1948

Howell 50                       Howell, John, Catalog 50 California: Spanish Exploration To American Statehood, 1979

Kruska                             Kruska, Dennis G., James Mason Hutchings of Yo Semite, 2009

Kurutz Gold Rush            Kurutz, Gary F., The California Gold Rush, 1997

Rittenhouse                     Rittenhouse, Jack D., The Santa Fe Trail A Historical Bibliography, 1971

Rocq                                Rocq, Margaret, California Local History, 1970

Sabin                                A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, 1967

Samuels                           Samuels, Peggy and Harold, Samuels’ Encyclopedia of Artist of the American West, 1985

Stillwell                           Stillwell, Margaret, Incunabula and Americana 1450-1800, 1961

Taft                                  Taft, Robert, Artist and Illustrators of the Old West: 1850-1900, 1953

Volkmann Z80                 A Complete Collection of The Zamorano 80, 2003

Wagner-Camp                  Becker, Robert, The Plains & the Rockies, Fourth Edition, 1982

Wheat Gold Rush Books   Wheat, Carl I., Books of the California Gold Rush, 1949

Wheat Gold Rush Maps    Wheat, Carl I., Maps of the California Gold Region 1848-1857, 1995 Reprint of 1942 Edition

Wheat Trans-Miss Maps   Wheat, Carl I., Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West 1540-1861, 2004 Reprint of 1957-63 Editions

Wickersham                     Wickersham, James, A Bibliography of Alaskan Literature 1724-1924, 1927, Online

 

Other References

BCC                                 The Book Club of California, The Hundredth Book, 1958, The Two Hundredth Book, 1993, and current                      publications listings

Gascoigne                       How to Identify Prints, 2004  

Glasiter                           Glasiter, Geoffrey Ashall, An Encyclopedia of the Book, 1960

Greenwood                     Greenwood, Robert, California Imprints 1833-1862 A Bibliography, 1961

Grabhorn                        Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1915 – 1956, 1975