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Book History Online

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Book History Online (BHO) is an international bibliography in the field of book and library history. Included are references to monographs, articles and reviews dealing with the history of the printed book, its arts, crafts, techniques and equipment, its economic, social and cultural environment, as well as its production, distribution, preservation and description.

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