Fabian's Chronicle - Links

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Book collectors, dealers
    Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America    Nice database search page.
    Lucasbooks   a very good site with an outstanding essay: "THE ESSENTIALS OF BOOK COLLECTING"
    The early leaf catalog    This company sells leaves of old books for display. They have pages from a 1542 edition of Fabyan's Chronicle for sale.
    Pacific Books - several Fabyan's listed.   Search for Fabyan
    Abebooks  Rare, used and out of print books.
    ABOOKSEARCH.COM Out of print, old and rare books.  ABOOKSEARCH.COM Search Results for Fabyan

Reference - biographys, biographical references
    The Catholic Encyclopedia -
           Robert Fabyan
           Cardinal Thomas Wolsey  Cardinal, Archbishop of York. Supposedly ordered Fabyan's first edition destroyed.
    Bartleby.com - "Great books online."  A LOT of great books... EXCELLENT site.
    Roman Numeral date convertor
    The Tudor Dynasty - From Henry VII to Elizabeth I
    Richard III and Yorkist History Server

Librarys, museums
    The Library of Congress - Largest library in the world. Two 1533, and several 1559 and 1811 editions.
    Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - "BAV"  - The Vatican Library.  Second largest library in the world.  Not online, but a nice write up on it here.
    The British Library
    GLASGOW UNIVERSITY LIBRARY - Excellent site on antiquary. Bookbindings, printers, exhibitions. Lots of images of anitquary.

Bookmaking, printing and historical reference sites
    The Thomas L. Gravell Watermark Archive
    The Robert C. Williams American Museum of Papermaking
    "Printing in England from William Caxton to Christopher Barker"  Early printers in England, from Glasglow University

Library catalogue search engines
    Glasglow University

Medieval Ages - Historys, texts, studies, guides etc
    Medieval Sourcebook: England
    The Battle of Bosworth field - From the Richard III Society website.
    ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Handwriting
    Deciphering Old Handwriting
    Cyndi's List - Handwriting & Script
    Old handwriting samples - From The Olive Tree Genalogy site.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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