Libraries and Book Collectors

Handbuch der historischen Buchbestände in Deutschland, Österreich und Europa.

Les classiques de la bibliothéconomie (Municipal Library of Lyon) collects together classic texts in library science from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

Consortium of European Research Libraries On-line Provenance Resources


National Histories of Libraries

The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland, by Peter Hoare et al. Cambridge; NY: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Widener | WID-LC Z791.A1 C36 2006
Online version

Private libraries in Renaissance England: a collection and catalogue of Tudor and early Stuart book-lists. PLRE is a collection and catalog of personal libraries dating from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the mid seventeenth, with the majority of materials drawn from the probate inventories of the goods of sixteenth century Oxford scholars.
--EXplore Private Libraries in Renaissance England (CD-ROM) complements, supplements and augments the printed volumes of PLRE.

Histoire des bibliotheques francaises. (Paris) Promodis-Editions du Cercle de la Librairie, 1988.
Widener | WID-LC Z797.A1H57 1988F