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Abecedarium, an exhibition of the Guild of Book Workers

Two weeks ago, on June 7, ABECEDARIUM opened at Ohio University in Athens,
Ohio. It will remain there until August 14, before travelling to Denver. If
 you're in the area (Southeastern Ohio) you won't want to miss this
exciting exhibition. For more information consult the Library's website at

ABECEDARIUM features the collaborative work of members of the Guild of Book
Workers, 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. Featured are excellent representations of contemporary work
in binding, letterpress printing, calligraphy, illustration and artists’ books.


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 >

Our innovative and exciting catalogues are still available. Designed in
keeping with the ABC it has been published to accompany the exhibition.
Costs for this full color catalog are $20.00 + $4.00 s/h for the first 3
copies and $5.00 for orders of 4 to 5 copies.  Overseas shipping charges
will be pro-rated. An online order form is available at the Guild’s web
site at < http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw >. For more information
please contact Barbara Lazarus Metz, Exhibitions Chair, at the address
below or email <mailto:b-lazarmetz@nwu.edu>.

The exhibition was organized by Barbara Lazarus Metz, Exhibitions Chair,
catalog design by William Drendel.

Peter D. Verheyen
Publicity Chair
The Guild of Book Workers

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