THE JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT SOCIETY AT TWENTY-FIVE. Richard Ring.

THE JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT SOCIETY AT TWENTY-FIVE.

  • Providence: The John Russell Bartlett Society, 2010.
  • 5 x 10 inches
  • paperback pamphlet
  • 40 pages

Price: $30.00  other currencies

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This volume continues the history of the John Russell Bartlett Society published in its 10th Anniversary volume. An organization dedicated to the book in all its aspects, the John Russell Bartlett Society strives to further the understanding and appreciation of the book by sponsoring lectures, exhibitions, and discussions.

The John Russell Bartlett Society at Twenty-five begins with an introduction written by Norman Fiering, Emeritus Director of the John Carter Brown Library and a brief biography of Bartlett's work as an artist, publisher, and bookseller. An essay titled, My Life With Books: A Brunonian Reflection by Wilson H. Kimnach and a description of the Margaret Binham Stillwell Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting are also presented. The book lists winners of the Stillwell Prize and speakers of the society from 1994 to 2009, as well as officers of the society from 1994 to 2010. Finally, the book contains a documentation of the by-laws including name and purpose, officers and committees, duties of the officers, terms, duties of the committees, membership, annual meeting, order of business, amendments, archives, powers and office.