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Private Press Book Fair with 19 American and British private presses - Saturday, Oct 7



All of you are invited for a celebration of private press! Oak Knoll Books 
needs your RSVPs now for their private press fair on Saturday, October 7! 

The day begins with Oak Knoll Books 20% off all books in its shop from 8:30 
a.m. to 6 p.m. At 10:30 a.m., a presentation by Ian Mortimer about his book 
"Ornamented Types," winner of this year's Felice Feliciano award for Book 
Design, will be given at Immanuel Parish Hall, a few blocks away and within 
walking distance. This presentation will be followed by a panel discussion 
about the future of the private press. 

>From 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., our private press fair at St. Peter's School (also 
within walking distance), features 19 private presses from the U.S. and U.K. 
New presses include Ascensius Press, Alembic Press, Bowne & Co., I.M. 
Imprimit, Larkspur Press, Old Stile Press, Out of the Woods Press, Perpetua 
Press,  Press of the Nightowl, Previous Parrot Press, Primrose Academy,  Red 
Howler Press, Windhover Press. Plus from last year's book fair: Bird & Bull 
Press, Midnight Paper Sales, Pentagram Press, Caliban Press, Stone House Press 
and Whittington Press. All will display their works, finely designed books and 
broadsides printed with metal types on a variety of subjects from poetry and 
literature to books about the book arts, all of which are available for sale 
but are not included as part of the special sale at the bookstore.

Also during the fair, the bookstore will showcase demonstrations of 
bookbinding, typecasting and printing by Campbell-Logan Bindery, Theo Rehak 
and Stephen Heaver.

We will also feature author Nicholas Basbanes at an author signing of his new 
successful book about book collecting and bibliomania, "A Gentle Madness."

Maps, accomodation info and directions are available but please hurry! Space 
is limited for Mortimer's talk and RSVPs are needed to ensure adequate 
seating.

Esther C. Fan
Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press
414 Delaware Street, New Castle DE 19720
Phone: 302-328-7232/Fax: 302-328-7274/Email: oakknoll@ssnet.com


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