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[BKARTS] PRINTING IN THE SHADOW OF ALDUS, San Francisco Public Library, December 8, 2007



Dear Friends this an early announcement of the Publication Party (VERNISSAGE) for WATERMARK Our Grand adventure in Venice Italy last Fall. LOTS OF PICTURES

I certainly hope that you will consider spending a few hours with us and hoist a glass of Prosecco in honor of Joseph Brodsky, Venice and the Fellowship of the Book!!!

If you have any lists and e-listings and friends you think might enjoy this please forward this to them

thanks

Peter Koch

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PRINTING IN THE SHADOW OF ALDUS: THE MAKING OF A FINE PRESS BOOK IN 21ST CENTURY VENICE

at: The San Francisco Public Library Civic Center : Koret Auditorium

Saturday, December 8, 2007 from 3 to 5 p.m. A reception will follow in the Skylight Gallery

A symposium in celebration of Joseph Brodsky's WATERMARK a memoir of Venice, with photographs by Robert Morgan

Peter Rutledge Koch, artist, printer, & writer, is an internationally acclaimed Bay Area publisher of fine editions and artist books. Mr. Koch will show slides and talk about the grand adventure of printing WATERMARK in Venice in collaboration with an international cast of distinguished printers, artists, and artisans.

Sandro Berra, Executive Coordinator of the Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione and graphic designer will talk about the Tipoteca Italiana type & printing museum, in Cornuda, Italy and their collaboration in the printing of WATERMARK. Mr. Berra will address what's behind this collaboration: the idea and practice of keeping alive contemporary "humanism."

Jonathan Aaron teaches writing & literature at Emerson College in Boston. He's currently the Margaret Bundy Scott Visiting Professor of English at Williams College. He is the author of three books of poetry, the latest being Journey To The Lost City, published by Ausable Press in 2006. Mr. Aaron will talk about Joseph Brodsky, Venice, and the writing of WATERMARK.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Co-sponsored by the Book Arts & Special Collections Center of the San Francisco Public Library, The Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, The Book Club of California, & The Codex Foundation.

Peter Rutledge Koch
2203 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

Telephone 510 849-0673

Peter Koch Printers Website
http://www.peterkochprinters.com

CODEX Foundation Website
http://www.codexfoundation.org

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