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[BKARTS] Winter/Spring 2006 Ampersand now available

"Ampersand" is the quarterly journal of the Pacific Center for the Book
Arts (PCBA). It has articles about all aspects of the book arts, from
historical commentary to profiles of working artists to practical how-to
tutorials. The informative articles are generously illustrated with
photographs. Back issues are available for $15 (includes shipping in
US/Canada, California residents add tax). Information about the current and
back issues as well as ordering is available at

The Winter/Spring 2006 issue is now available for purchase. It features a
pictorial catalogue of our 2006 Member Show at the San Francisco Main

In this issue:

Appreciation / Heagy's Warehouse
Why we'll miss Jim Heagy's Hunters Point warehouse, a treasure-trove for
letterpress printers all over Northern California for more than 25 years

Doing Business / Photographing Books
Tips and tricks for documenting and staging your work

In Brief / Books
Carol Barton's The Pocket Paper Engineer; Sarah Bodman's Creating Artists'

2006 Member Show
Catalogue of the 12th Triennial PCBA Members Exhibition, Bookworks 2006,
including photos of the 83 works in the show and the winners of the Steven
Corey Award for emerging artists and the Alastair Johnston Award for fine

Interview / Swiss Impressions
Merilyn Umboh talks with Swiss typographer and letterpress printer, Romano

Techniques / Through the Looking Glass
Mary Brennan & George Simonson look at pastepapers that go beyond book
covers and end sheets

           The Guild of Book Workers' Centennial Celebration:
              October 12-14, 2006, New York City, New York.
             For all your subscription questions, go to the
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