Below are links to some useful reference material for buying, borrowing or viewing online.
Please let me know if you find that any of the links are broken.
Reference books and journals
Book Depository online bookshop
WorldCat locates the closest library which has the book you want
JSTOR access via State Library of Victoria (requires library membership number)
Digitised versions and translations of historic reference material
Cennino Cennini: Il Libro dell’Arte online translation 15th C artist’s handbook
Giambattista’s Natural Magick 1558 online translation
Gode Cookery a selection of translations of historic cookbooks
King Alfonso X Book of Games online translation and dissertation 13th C
British Library digitised manuscripts searchable database
Rob Ives automata and paper animations