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[BKARTS] APHA-NY 2008 Lectures 3/26, 4/17 and 5/29



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The New York Chapter of the American Printing History Association 
(APHA) announces the following public lectures at the Grolier Club, 
47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y.:

Wednesday, March 26, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Romano & Ross: 60 years of Art and the Tipoteca Italiana. Reception to follow.
John Ross is a graphic artist and maker of artists' books. He teaches 
printmaking at the New School. Claire Romano is a painter, graphic 
artist, and Professor Emeritus at Pratt Institute. In 1991 John and 
Claire established the High Tide Press, which issues limited editions 
of books designed, typeset, illustrated, and hand printed by John 
himself. Since 1998 John has worked at the Tipoteca Italiana in 
Cornuda, Italy, collaborating with its technicians to produce several 
new works.

Thursday, April 17, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Sue Allen, Lieberman Memorial Lecture, A Doubly Fascinating Book: 
Hawthorne's Wonder Book Illustrated by Walter Crane. Reception to follow.
Distinguished historian of 19th-century American book covers, Sue 
Allen, will deliver the 2007 Lieberman Lecture. Sue Allen is the 
foremost historian of 19th-century American book covers. Since the 
1970s she has extensively studied these bindings and taught classes 
at Rare Book School. For more information on the 2007 Lieberman 
Lecture, please visit 
<http://www.printinghistory.org/htm/misc/lieberman/2007.html>.

Thursday, May 29, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Gordon Bond, James Parker (1714-1770): A New Jersey Printer on the 
Eve of Revolution. Reception and book signing to follow.
Gordon Bond, an amateur historian, is the author of a new book on 
James Parker published by the New Jersey Heritage Press. He serves as 
co-chairman of the committee working to establish the Woodbridge 
Township History Museum and Vice President of Amateur Astronomers, 
Inc. in Cranford, New Jersey. Gordon is currently working on a folk 
grave marker survey project in New Jersey with Stephanie Hoagland.


For more information on APHA events, please visit 
http://www.printinghistory.org/htm/news/calendar.html or contact 
APHA-New York at apha.newyork@xxxxxxxxxx

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