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The Best of the Best: A Traveling Exhibition of the Guild of Book Workers - McCabe Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA - January 10 - February 20, 2002

           See The Exhibition Online, And Order Your Catalog.

The Guild of Book Workers' traveling exhibition of members' work, The Best
of the Best, will be on display at Swarthmore College's McCabe Library from
January 10 through February 20th.

The Guild, founded in 1906, is a national organization of printers,
bookbinders, calligraphers, papermakers, and other workers in the book
arts. This juried exhibition features the work of 33 participants from 18
states. Come see this stunning array of works ranging from traditional
bindings to artists' books in a variety of media and structures.

Wednesday, January 30, 4:30 pm:  Opening Reception and Exhibition Tour with
Mary Phelan, Swarthmore Visiting Professor of Art and professor in the
Master of Fine Arts Program in Book Arts and Printmaking at the University
of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Library Hours: Jan. 14-18, M-F 8:30-4:30; Jan. 19 closed; Jan. 20-Feb. 20,
M-F 8:30-10:00, Sat 10-6, Sun noon-10.
For more information contact: McCabe Library 610-328-8486

Address:  Swarthmore College Library, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore PA 19081
Library:  http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/
College: http://www.swarthmore.edu

For directions:

The Best of the Best is also online at the Guild of Book Workers' website
<http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw>. The fully illustrated
catalogue, in postcard format and housed in a hinged plexiglass case, will
be available for purchase for $20.00 in the Mortimer Rare Book Room during
November and December. The catalog can also be ordered online.

Future venues are:

March 13 - April 23 San Diego State University Malcom A. Love Library, San
Diego, CA
May 7 - June 27 San Francisco Public Library San Francisco, CA

The exhibition can be seen online at:

Peter D. Verheyen, Publicity Chair
The Guild of Book Workers

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