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Idaho Biblio Treasures (fwd)
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- Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 16:53:16 MST
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From: "Tom Trusky" <TTRUSKY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Organization: Boise State University
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 16:09:22 GMT+7
Subject: Idaho Biblio Treasures
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The Idaho Center for the Book is pleased to announce its
exhibit, "Idaho Biblio Treasures: Rare, Beautiful and Curious
Volumes from Idaho Libraries, Archives and Private Collections,"
will be open to the public April 18 through May 18. Galleries are
open 9-5 daily and will be open the weekend of May 18 noon-4.
Admission is free. The twenty-page, four-color exhibit catalogue is
$5 and may be ordered by phone (1.800.992.TEXT), e-mail
(<ttrusky@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>) or snail-mail (Idaho Center for the
Book, Hemingway Western Studies Center, Boise State University,
Boise, ID 83725 USA).
Visit the ICB Website (<http://www.eils.lib.id.us/icb/icb.html.)
for views of some exhibit books and the exhibit after May 1st.
"Idaho Biblio Treasures" includes the oldest book in Idaho, the
only surviving copy of the first edition of A Rogue's Life by Wilkie
Collins, unique Hungarian presentation manuscript volumes, a curious
volume by...well, no one knows, for certain, and artists' books by
deaf, illiterate, self-taught, Native-born Idahoan James Castle.