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History of Printing Technology

Selection of Archives & Special Collections materials that illustrate the history of printing technology. Originally created for Professor Aoki's ARTS 36 class.

Digitized Resources from the British Library

The following links are from the British Library's Turning the Pages platform, which includes a total of 36 books. The platform virtually simulates the experience of turning the pages of a number of rare books while providing insightful commentary about each page. Most of these items are distinguished by the unique artistry of their illuminations, decoration, handwriting, page composition, and binding. Many geographic locations are represented with a focus on British literature.

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