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[BKARTS] Fall 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
http://www.greenchairpress.com/amp.cgi

The Fall 2006 issue is now available for purchase.

In this issue:

History of the Book / Orihon's Triumph
Hedi Kyle looks at the origin and adaptations of the concertina fold

Profile / Play, Weaving, Risk, Pattern
Sara McManus gives us a glimpse into Kitty Maryatt's class, "Typography and
the Book Arts," at Scripps College

Broadside / I Speak of the Jazz Poets
Lisa Rappoport's broadside of a Jack Crimmin's poem

Appreciation / Lloyd Reynolds
Gay Walker remembers the calligrapher and teacher Lloyd Reynolds

Around the Bay / Out of Our Control
Deborah Kogan looks at Margaret Tedesco's flip books

Techniques / A Tie Clasp
Deborah Kogan & Catherine Helfer detail instructions for making a tie clasp
with your own hand-made linen cord

Book Reviews
Neil Macmillian's "An A-Z of Type Designers", and Amy Davidson looks at the
recent multiplicity of books about altered books

Tools / When Good Pens Go South
Georgette Freeman's love affair with her Manuscript calligraphic pen

Resources / Royalty-free Images

Endnote / Letter from Italy
Cathy Miranker discovers a book bonanza in Siena, Italy

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