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Lyons Institute d'histoire du livre/Book History Workshop

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Institut d'histoire du livre -- Book History Workshop
In collaboration with Rare Book School, the Lyons-based Institut d'histoire=
du livre is offering three advanced four-day courses courses in the fields=
of book and printing history. Courses on offer:

Printed ephemera, tutor: Michael Twyman (course in English)
Type, lettering and calligraphy 1450-1830, tutor: James Mosley (course in=20
Texts and images in the digital age, tutor Michel Melot (course in French)

The Book History Workshop is aimed not only at book and printing historians=
but also at the many other specialists who encounter questions related to=20
book and printing history in the course of their work: researchers,=20
teachers, archivists, librarians, antiquarian booksellers, designers, etc.

The courses offered by the Institut d'histoire du livre cover various=20
aspects of the history of the book and graphic communications. Subjects are=
dealt with from both theoretical and practical points of view through=20
illustrated lectures, discussions and the study of original documents. The=
collections of Lyons city library and the Museum of printing provide an=20
important source of original documents for study.

Courses are offered either in French or in English, as indicated above.

The courses will take place in Lyons from the 24th to the 27th September=
Classes will be held at the =C9cole normale sup=E9rieure - lettres et=
humaines (Lyon) with sessions at the Lyons printing Museum and the City=20

Fee: 2 800 FF  [about $370] (mid-day meals included)

In order to facilitate access collections of original documents the number=
of participants is limited to twelve per class.

For further information see:


or contact:

Institut d'histoire du livre
c/o Mus=E9e de l'imprimerie
13 rue de la Poulaillerie
69002 Lyon

ihl@enssib.fr http://ihl.enssib.fr

Terry Belanger : University Professor : University of Virginia : Rare Book=
School : 114 Alderman Library : Charlottesville, VA  22903 : Telephone=20
804/924-8851   fax 804/924-8824   email belanger@virginia.edu :URL=20

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