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Lecture by Nicholas Pickwoad

On Thursday, July 18, at 5:00 p.m., Nicholas Pickwoad will present an
illustrated lecture with the title: "The Significance of Bindings in
Interpreting the Place of the Book in Jewish Culture," in Room 101,
McCormick Hall, on the Princeton University campus.  The lecture will
be immediately followed by a reception in the Main Exhibition
Gallery, Firestone Library.

The lecture is jointly sponsored by the Preservation Office and the
Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton
University Library, and it is open to members of the University
community and the general public.

Nicholas Pickwoad is a historian of the book trades, most notably
that of bookbinding.  Formerly Chief Conservator at the Harvard
University Library, Mr. Pickwoad has also served as an Adviser for
Book Conservation to the National Trust in the United Kingdom.

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