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[BKARTS] Fall lectures at the Grolier Club

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As part of its mission to foster wider appreciation of books and prints, this season the Grolier Club will again be opening some of its lectures and other events to the book-loving public.

With one exception, the events involve no charge. Unless otherwise indicated below, non-Grolier Club members should rsvp Maev Brennan at the Grolier Club, tel. 212-838-6690, ext. 7, or e-mail: mbrennan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Business attire is suggested. This list can also be found at ...

The roster of lectures planned for the Fall season is as follows:

* September 16: Panel Discussion on "Designer Bindings: What Are They, and How Do I Get One?" Organizer and moderator Priscilla Juvelis has teamed with collector Neale Albert to organize a discussion on designer bindings involving binders, book artists, and collectors, many of whom will be in town for the exhibition of Miniature Designer Bookbindings from the collection of Neale Albert, and for the Guild of Book Workers Centenary Exhibition, both at the Grolier Club. Participants include Tim Ely, Don Glaister, Deborah Evetts, George Kirkpatrick, David Sellars, Earl "Duke" Collier, and Neale Albert. At the Club. The first session runs 10 am -10:45 am, followed by a coffee break from 10:45 am - 11:15 am; the final session runs from 11:15 am to 12:30 pm.
* September 16: Collegiate Book Collecting Championship Awards Ceremony. Honoring the winner of this inaugural Fine Books & Collections magazine competition among champions of the various collegiate book collecting contests. Opening remarks by Nicholas Basbanes. 6 pm at the Club. Reception follows.
* September 20: Lecture -- Barbara Kretzmann, proprietor of the Cutleaf Bindery, and 2005 Grolier Club Library Fellow, on the work of binding historian Lansing Moran, whose extensive papers and notes on twentieth century bookbinders are held by the Grolier Club. 2 pm at the Club.
* September 28: Inaugural Bernard H. Breslauer Lecture -- Roger Stoddard on "Bernard H. Breslauer in Retrospect." 6:00 p.m. at the Club. Reception follows. Co-sponsored by The American Trust for the British Library and The Grolier Club. RSVP by September 15 to: Mary Shuford, Executive Director, The American Trust for The British Library, e-mail: atbl@xxxxxxxxxxx or phone: 718-399-1776. NO CHARGE FOR ATBL OR GROLIER CLUB MEMBERS; NON-MEMBERS $25. Nonmembers please send advance payment to: ATBL, c/o W.T. Golden, 500 Fifth Avenue, 50th floor, New York, NY 10110.
* October 10: Panel Discussion on "The Future of Fine Press Books." Join Grolier Club members and others in discussing such questions as, What is a fine press book today? What is the technology of fine printing? What to print? and Who is collecting, and how? Speakers include Mark Dimunation, John Randle, Jerry Kelly, and Robert Fleck. Moderator: Paul Romaine. 5-7:30 pm at the Club; reception follows. Sponsored by the Grolier Club Committee on Modern Fine Printing.

For more details on Grolier Club public lectures and other events, visit www.grolierclub.org/Lectures2006.htm.
For information on the Club's program of free public exhibitions, visit http://www.grolierclub.org/Exhibitions.htm.
For information on the Grolier Club Library, visit http://www.grolierclub.org/Library.htm.

Eric Holzenberg
The Grolier Club
47 East 60th Street
New York, NY  10022
phone: 212/838-6690
fax: 212/838-2445
e-mail: ejh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
website: <http://www.grolierclub.org/>www.grolierclub.org

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