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[BKARTS] Society of Bookbinders 2007 International Competition

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2007 Society of Bookbinders International Competition.

Details maybe found at <http://www.societyofbookbinders.com/events/events_frames.html>

The competition is open to anyone ? members and non-members alike living anywhere in the world.

The submission deadline is 1st June 2007.

There are four categories including Fine Binding, Restoration/Conservation, The Complete Book and Cased Binding.

Interested parties must register their intent to enter using the registration form.

All entries will be on display at the Society's conference at York University ? August 2007 and the winning bindings will then take part in a travelling exhibition for approx 3 months afterwards visiting Manchester and Bath.

Fees maybe paid by Sterling cheque, Cash (sterling, US Dollars or Euros) or credit card.

Prizes to the value of £5000 are to be awarded including -

Vouchers for companies such as J Hewit and Sons, Conservation by Design, Fine Cut, Russells, P&S Engraving. William Cowley, Ratchfords, Foto Store/Heritage Albums, ZH De Groot (Netherlands) and Wrights of Lymm.

Bookbinding goods and supplies such as a solid cherry wood box filled with a set of "Hoole" engraved rolls and handle tools of historic patterns; as well as a selection of unique restoration supplies donated by Bookbinders Workshop, LLC / Hoole Machine & Engraving Works, a marbling kit and gilding kit from Charnwood Books, a Finishing Press from bookbinding-supplies.co.uk, Marble paper from Ann Muir and hand made paper from Griffen Mill.

Cash donated by Gwasg Gregynog Press, Harmatan Leather, Fibermark Redbridge International and some private individuals.

Books in sheets donated by The Old School Press, Simon King Press, Fleece Press, Wood Craft Press and Inky Parrot Press.

Any questions ? please do not hesitate to contact us at comp.organizer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Stuart and Louise Brockman

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