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ABECEDARIUM: Revised Information

Please excuse any duplicate mailings. This announcement gives the actual
dates the exhibit will be viewable at the various sites. For updated
information, please check the Guild's web site at
<http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw>. We hope that many of you will
be able to see this exciting exhibition in person as it travels throughout
the USA during the next year.


Celebrate the alphabet with ABECEDARIUM. This exhibition, depicting the
work of Guild of Book Workers members is an excellent representation of
contemporary work in binding, letterpress printing, calligraphy,
illustration and artists' books. ABECEDARIUM features the collaborative
work with binders and calligraphers, binders and printers, binders and
illustrators, as well a numerous other combinations. With 40 participants
from 17 states and Canada, this exhibition features 38 books and one wall
mounted piece.


Greensboro Public Library; Greensboro, North Carolina
October 30, 1998 - December 27, 1998

Bienes Center for the Literary Arts; Broward County Library, Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida
January 11, 1999 - February 20, 1999

The Newberry Library; Chicago, Illinois
March 13, l999 - May 15, 1999

Ohio University Library; Athens, Ohio
June 7, 1999 - August 14, 1999

Vida Ellison Gallery; Denver Public Library; Denver, Colorado
September 6, 1999 - October 17, 1999

Denison Library; Scripps College; Claremont, California
November 3, 1999 - December 17, 1999

Online host site: The Guild of Book Workers' Homepage
<http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw >

The exhibition is organized by Barbara Lazarus Metz, Exhibitions Chair and
the catalog was designed by William Drendel.

An innovative and exciting catalogue in keeping with the ABC has been
published to accompany the exhibition. Costs for this full color catalog
are $20.00 + $3.00 s/h for the first 4 copies and $4.00 for orders of 5 or
more. Overseas shipping charges will be pro-rated. On online order form
will be activated shortly. Please check the Guild's web site for updates.
For more information please contact Barbara Lazarus Metz, Exhibitions
Chair, at the same address or email b-lazarmetz@xxxxxxxx

Peter D. Verheyen
Publicity Chair
The Guild of Book Workers

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