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Book signing

From: Ursula Mitra <ursula-and-nilo>
Date: Thursday, January 6, 2000
The New York Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers is sponsoring an
important book signing for book collectors, historical societies,
archivists, librarians, conservators, bookbinders and curators on
Monday, January 24, 2000 at the Center for Book Arts, 28 West 27th
Street, 3rd floor, at 6:00 P.M.

Six authors of books about conservation and bookbinding will be
there to sign books and chat. The authors are: Jane Greenfield,
Former Head Book Conservator at Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book
and Manuscript Library is the author of "ABC of Bookbinding."
Greenfield and Jenny Hille, a book conservator and library
preservation consultant, have co-authored  "Headbands and How to
Work Them."  Barbara Rhodes, conservator at the library at the
American Museum of Natural History, and William Streeter, a hand
bookbinder and teacher, co-authored "Before Photocopying--The Art
and History of Mechanical Copying 1780-1938." Eleonore Kissel, a
paper conservator and consultant in preventive conservation, and
Erin Vigneau, a book conservator and Assistant General Collections
Conservator at Princeton University Library, both have authored
"Architectural Photoreproductions--A Manual for Identification and
Care", an important manual for conservators.

Most of the authors are Guild members and their books will be on
sale at a 10% discount during the event. There will be a reception
following the book signing. Please RSVP by January 18 to Alexis
Hagadorn via e-mail at ah333 [at] columbia__edu

Ursula Mitra
Library and Archives Conservation
720 Monroe Street, E5-12
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-795-2261 (10 AM - 4 PM)

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:39
                 Distributed: Monday, January 10, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-39-016
Received on Thursday, 6 January, 2000

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