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Announcement: Bookbinding 2000 Conference Proceedings

           See The Exhibition Online, And Order Your Catalog.

February 13, 2002. Proceedings published for landmark bookbinding

"Bookbinding 2000 Proceedings"
  Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2002
  Laminated paperback, 7.25 x 10.5 in., 104 pages, color-illustrated
  ISBN: 0-9713459-2-9, price: $21.99

The Bookbinding 2000 Conference held in Rochester, NY drew an
international audience of over 400 binders and bibliophiles to
commemorate the lifework of Bernard C. Middleton, whose collection of
books on bookbinding is now held at Rochester Institute of
Technology's Cary Graphic Arts Collection. Some of the world's foremost
scholars and bookbinders presented a series of engaging talks
and detailed demonstrations at the event. "Bookbinding 2000 Proceedings"
presents the conference lectures delivered by Mr. Middleton and his
esteemed colleagues, and offers insight into diverse and stimulating
work taking place in bookbinding studies.

"Bookbinding 2000 Proceedings" contents:

"Coptic Bindings at the Morgan Library: Their History and Preservation,"
by Deborah Evetts, Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

"Facsimile Printing for Antiquarian Books," by Bernard Middleton,
M.B.E., F.S.A., author and renowned book restorer

"Four Levels of Book Art Making," by Philip Smith, M.B.E., distinguished
book artist

"Women Bookbinders in Britain before the First World War," by Marianne
Tidcombe, scholar and author

"The Preservation of Library Materials in the Electronic Age," by Peter
Waters, formerly of the U.S. Library of Congress

"Sixteenth Century Influences on English Bookbinding," by Dr. Mirjam
Foot, formerly of The British Library

"Bookbinding 2000 Proceedings" is published and distributed by Cary
Graphic Arts Press. Visit
http://wally.rit.edu/cary/CP_publications/CP_BB2000.html to view
selected images from the publication.

The Cary Graphic Arts Press is the publication arm of the Melbert B.
Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology
in Rochester, New York. The collection is a resource for those studying
printing history, bookbinding, typography, papermaking,
calligraphy, and book illustration processes. Visit us for graphic arts
publications marked by strong scholarship and editorial direction,
elegant design, and fine printing.

(Please excuse the multiple postings.)
Contact: Amelia Hugill-Fontanel

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel
Cary Graphic Arts Press
Rochester Institute of Technology
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
tel: (716) 475-6766
fax: (716) 475-6900

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