The Abbey Newsletter

Volume 11, Number 1
Jan 1987

Editor's Page


Keyes D. Metcalfe was wrongly cited as Lee Metcalfe on the back page of the most recent issue.

John Weatherhill, Inc., publishers of Japanese Book binding (reviewed p. 95 of the last issue) has closed their U.S. office. Their book orders are being taken by Charles E. Tuttle Co., 28 So. Main St., Rutland, VT 05701 (802/773-8229). Their address in Japan is 7-6-13 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106.

Supplies Editor Resigns

Robert Espinosa, who has edited the Supplies column since October 1984, has had to resign due to the press of other duties. Mr. Espinosa is a practising book conservator and familiar with the supplies available for that specialty, and his contributions have been most welcome.

Vol. 10 #7 Does Not Exist

In the last issue, v.10 #6, on page 87, a seventh issue was promised for 1986, as there was in 1985. However, that plan has been scrapped, because a) that would have made two December issues in the same year, which would have been confusing, and b) the issue in which most of the extra material is appearing (this one, v.11 #1) will not be ready to mail till January 6 or so, which means it must be called January and be part of the 1986 volume.

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Editor: Ellen McCrady Publisher: Abbey Publications
Copyright 1986 Abbey Publications  

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