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Special Book Arts and Printing History Exhibition in NYC



***PRESS RELEASE***

In tribute to the love of books and their beauty, Oak Knoll Books is
running month-long exhibit about the making of books and the book
arts at the Antiquarian Book Arcade in New York City. The exhibit
will display classic and rare books about the book arts plus other
books in the same fields with a special emphasis on printing and
printing history.

Nicholas Basbanes will be available Friday, January 26 from 1 p.m.
to 3 p.m. to sign copies of his popular book among lovers of books
and book history, "A Gentle Madness, Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and
the Eternal Passion for Books (published by Henry Holt & Co.)

We will also offer a special 20% sale off all books stocked by Oak
Knoll at the Arcade on Friday for visitors to the exhibit.
Booklovers will also be able to see how the future is developing for
book-related interests on Internet. Visitors will have a chance to
browse World Wide Web pages related to books, publishers,
booksellers and other book groups on Wednesday, January 24 and
Thursday, January 25 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and all day on Friday,
January 26. Viewers will be discover what additional alternatives
and resources are online for book lovers.

The exhibition will be installed at the Antiquarian Book Arcade, 110
West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001 on the 9th floor. The Arcade is
located between 6th and 7th Streets in the Chelsea Antiques
Building, which houses about 70 other antiquarian book dealers, many
of which are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of
America and who specialize in other various subjects. The building
also has over 120 antiques and collectibles dealers. The Arcade is
regularly open from Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Out-of-print books from  Oak Knoll Books (located in New Castle,
Delaware) are also normally available at the Arcade throughout the
year as well as all titles from the company's imprint, Oak Knoll
Press.

If you would like more information about the Arcade, please call
Myrna Adolph-Morris at (212) 620-5627. For more information about
the event, please call Esther C. Fan at Oak Knoll Books, (302)
328-7232.

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


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