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- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: List FAQ
- From: "Peter D. Verheyen" <pdverhey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 14 Mar 1997 08:54:02 -0500
- Message-id: <199703141402.GAA13918@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Time again for this periodic mailing.
"Our" homepage is located at <http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey>. Here you will
find a constantly updated list of "Book Arts Links" and resources including
tutorials as well as the Book Arts Gallery. The Book_Arts-L archives located at
CoOL can be accessed via the "Book_Arts-L FAQ" button on the main page or
directly at <http://palimpsest.stanford.edu> the home of CoOL (Conservation
Online). We are located under "mailing lists" about halfway down Walter's
list of offerings. Here you will find these instructions on permanent
display and the list archives.
New items which have been added include:
In "Book Arts Links"
SHARP Web: Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing. Many
links related to the history of the book, publishing, printing and the bookarts
A Bibliography of Bookbinding Manuals.
The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury (NOW in HTML)
Basic Paper Treatments for Printed Book Materials: By Peter Verheyen
(Published in the Guild of Book Workers Journal, Spring 1991)
Two Tutorials by Ed Hutchins, one on Tunnel Books and the other on what he
calls the magic box.
ART on and of PAPER: Handmade Paper Art Objects by Jean Marvell
Rag & Bone Bindery
Josee Van Loon: Bookbinder / Conservator in Ghent, Belgium.
The Manufacture of Paper: Dates from March 1854.
For preservation/conservation links check out the second link in the
In "Book Arts Gallery"
WordHangers: a new exhibit at the Hemingway Western Studies Center at Boise
State University. Opens March 20
Susan Hensel: Book Art.
The Art of the Book: Rare Printed Books from the University of Liverpool
John Depol: creator of wood-engraved images of great beauty and serenity,
principally for limited edition, hand-printed books.
Czech Avant - Garde: European Art and Photography in Book Design, 1922 -
1940. An exhibit at the Williamson Gallery of the Art Center College of
Design in Pasadena, CA.
As always, if subscribers have suggestions for links, please let me know via
the "Feedback Form"
Peter Verheyen, Listmgr.
Book_Arts-L is a mailing list based at Syracuse University, and managed by
Peter Verheyen.It was founded it in July of 1994. It currently claims over 700
subscribers worldwide. While a good number are practicing bookbinders and
book-artists, there are also marblers, papermakers, printers, collectors,
curators in libraries, and people just interested in our wide and varied field.
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>>> I love working in the library. <<<
>>There is something to be said for working in a place bound in leather.<<
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