September 30-October 2, 2016
New Castle, DE

Craftsman to Collector: Selling and Buying the Fine Press Book

Friday, September 30, 2016 1 pm-4 pm
Immanuel Parish Hall

 

To kick things off on Friday, we will have an educational symposium, free of charge and open to librarians, private press printers, and any other interested parties. Led by panelists from a variety of backgrounds, the symposium will be part presentation and part discussion.

This year's theme is "The Texts of Private Press Books - Should it Come from the Past or the Present?," and will focus on the study of how and why a Press chooses a Text.

Speakers will include Mark Dimunation of the Rare Book & Special Collections of the Library of Congress, Ron Patkus, head of Special Collections at Vassar, and a speech by a press from the Fine Book Association (TBD).

Registration
The symposium is free, but limited to 75 attendees. Registration is now open. Email mhudson@oakknoll.com to be added to the list. Any requests after the initial 75 will be added to the wait list and considered for inclusion.

Location
Immanuel Parish Hall

Schedule

1:00-2:00 pm Discussion of the role of illustration, copyright, physical size of book Ray Nichols, Carolee Campbell, and Robert McCamant
2:15-3:00 pm Library Panel composed of Mark Dimunation, Ron Patkus and Tim Murray
3:00-3:45 pm Private Panel composed of Mark Samuels Lasner, Jean Francois Vilain, and Mark Batty
3:45-4:00 pm Comments, Questions, etc.

 

 

 

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