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Sumner Stone exhibit, reception and lecture


    Stone Type: An Exhibition of the Typeface Designs of Sumner Stone

The San Francisco Public Library will present a one-person exhibition of
typography by Sumner Stone, one of America's foremost typeface designers
and a pioneer of computer typography, September 1 through October 31, 1998,
in the Skylight Gallery at the Main Library.

An opening reception will be held Tuesday, September 1, from 6:00 p.m. to
8:00 p.m. in the Skylight Gallery on the Sixth Floor of the Main Library.
The public is invited to attend.

On Thursday, September 10, 1998, Mr. Stone will present a public lecture in
the Koret Auditorium at the Main Library at 6:30 p.m. All programs at the
Public Library are free.

Typography is a main focus in the San Francisco Public Library's Book Arts
and Special Collections Center. The Center houses _The Robert Grabhorn
Collection on the History of Printing and the Development of the Book_,
including more than 9,000 volumes and 100 journal titles on design,
typography and bookmaking.

For more information, please contact the Book Arts and Special Collections
Center at 415.557.4560.

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