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RBS Lectures



Anyone who happens to be in the neighborhood of Charlottesville,
Virginia, this July and August is cordially invited to attend 
the free evening public lectures offered as part of BOOKS AT
VIRGINIA: Rare Books School 1994. The schedule is as follows:

Monday, 11 July. Lecture (Rotunda). WALLACE KIRSOP (Associate
   Professor, Department of Romance Languages, Monash University,
   Melbourne) ``Wove-Paper Maniacs and Swindlers: Selling Luxury
   Books in Eighteenth-Century France.'' Reception follows. 

Wednesday, 13 July. Lecture (201 Clemons Library). GREER ALLEN:
   ``Carl Rollins: America's First University Printer.'' Recep-
   tion follows.

Thursday, 14 July. Lecture (place TBA). TERRY BELANGER (Director,
   RBS, &c.): ``1994 Bibliographical State of the Nation
   Address.'' Director's reception follows in the Book Arts
   Pressroom.

Monday, 18 July. Lecture (Rotunda). G. THOMAS TANSELLE (Vice-
   President, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New
   York): ``Printing History and Other History.''

   J. Ben Lieberman Memorial Lecture, co-sponsored by the Ameri-
   can Printing History Association. Reception follows. 

Wednesday, 20 July. Lecture (201 Clemons Library). DAVID L.
   VANDER MEULEN (Associate Professor, English Department,
   University of Virginia): ``Littera Scripta Manet: The Life's
   Work of Warren Chappell (Calligrapher, Type Designer, Punch
   Cutter, Wood Engraver, Illustrator, Book Designer, Author).''
   Reception follows. 

Thursday, 21 July. Lecture (place TBA). TERRY BELANGER (Director,
   RBS, &c.): ``1994 Bibliographical State of the Nation
   Address.'' [Repeat, with variants, of 14 July lecture.] Recep-
   tion follows in the Book Arts Pressroom.

Monday, 25 July. Lecture (Rotunda). PETER S. GRAHAM (Associate
   University Librarian for Technical and Networked Information
   Services, Rutgers University Libraries): ``Electrons as
   Enemies of Rare Book Librarians.'' Reception follows. 

Wednesday, 27 July. Lecture (201 Clemons Library). MARCUS A.
   McCORISON (President Emeritus, American Antiquarian Society):
   ``Perspicacious Ruminations on Library Economy by a Superan-
   nuated Non-Administrator.'' Reception follows.

Thursday, 28 July. Lecture (place TBA). TERRY BELANGER (Director,
   RBS, &c.): ``1994 Bibliographical State of the Nation
   Address.'' [Repeat, with variants, of 14 July lecture.]  Re-
   ception follows in the Book Arts Pressroom.

Monday, 1 August. Lecture (201 Clemons Library). NICHOLAS
   PICKWOAD (Conservator, Harvard University Library): ``The
   Interpretation of Bookbinding Structure: An Examination of the
   c16 French Bindings in the Ramey Collection in the Pierpont
   Morgan Library.'' Reception follows. 

Wednesday, 3 August. Lecture (Rotunda). ANTHONY ROTA (Bertram
   Rota Ltd y Booksellers, London): ``The Changing Face of Book-
   selling, 1951-2000 AD.'' 

   The 1994 Sol. M. Malkin Lecture in Bibliography.  Reception
   follows.

Thursday, 4 August. Lecture (Rotunda). TERRY BELANGER (Director,
   RBS, &c.): ``1994 Bibliographical State of the Nation
   Address.'' [Repeat, with variants, of 14 July lecture.] Recep-
   tion follows in the Book Arts Pressroom.

Monday, 8 August. Lecture (201 Clemons Library). TIMOTHY D.
   BARRETT (Director, University of Iowa Paper Facilities);
   ``Research on Incunabula Era Papers: Scientific and Aesthetic
   Considerations.'' Reception follows. 

Wednesday, 10 August. Lecture (Rotunda). KATHARINE KYES LEAB
   (Editor, American Book Prices Current): ``Rare Book Auctions
   in an Electronic Age.'' Reception follows.

Thursday, 11 August. Lecture (place TBA) TERRY BELANGER (Di-
   rector, RBS, &c.): ``1994 Bibliographical State of the Nation
   Address.'' [Repeat, with variants, of 14 July lecture.] Recep-
   tion follows in the Book Arts Pressroom.

For further information, e-mail biblio@virginia.edu; or fax
804/924-8824; or write the Book Arts Press, 114 Alderman Library,
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903; or telephone
804/924-8851.

--
Terry Belanger  :  University Professor  :   University of Virginia
Book Arts Press : 114 Alderman Library : Charlottesville, VA  22903
Tel: 804/924-8851  FAX: 804/924-8824  e-mail: belanger@virginia.edu


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