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Re: [BKARTS] Franklin Printing Office & Bindery in Philadelphia



No, this is actually the site of the original Benjamin
Franklin press in Philadelphia, preserved as a
national historical site.  They have some wonderful
equipment and examples of things Franklin printed.

Judi

--- "W.L. Godshalk" <godshawl@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Did this printing office and bindery do the Franklin
> Library?  I haven't
> been able to find out what happened to the series of
> modern first editions
> which was marketed by the Franklin Mint. Does anyone
> out there know?
>
> Bill Godshalk
>
> At 12:05 AM 8/11/04, you wrote:
> >Isn't it a lovely site?  When I visited a few years
> >ago, they were so excited to talk with someone who
> >actually cared what they were doing and was
> >interested.  They even gave me some of their trim
> >paper.  I say, if you live in the area, go for it!
> >
> >Judi in L.A.
> >
> >--- Maxine Farkas <maxquilts@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > >I am recently returned from a trip to
> Philadelphia
> > > where I discovered
> > > >that there's a perfectly good bindery at
> Franklin
> > > Court not being
> > > >used because they don't have someone with the
> > > skills there anymore.
> > > >Dunno if the Park Service takes volunteers
> (they
> > > ought to), dunno if
> > > >they'll hire someone to do it, but I thought
> I'd
> > > mention it.
> > >
> > > I live in Lowell National Historical Park . . .
> and
> > > volunteers are a highly
> > > visible part of the park staff, particularly in
> the
> > > summer.  I keep
> > > threatening to volunteer if they will let me be
> the
> > > flag person on the
> > > trolley . . . <g>.
> > >
> > >
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> >          Worldwide Springback Bind-O-Rama and
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> 2004
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> *    W. L. Godshalk
>                         *
> *    Professor, Department of English              *
> *    University of Cincinnati
>                      *
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>                        Spring[binding]Hath Sprung
>          Worldwide Springback Bind-O-Rama and Online
> Exhibition
>             Full information at
> <http://www.philobiblon.com>
>                    ENTRY DEADLINE -- September 1,
> 2004
>
>       Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive at:
> <http://www.philobiblon.com>
>
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                       Spring[binding]Hath Sprung
         Worldwide Springback Bind-O-Rama and Online Exhibition
            Full information at <http://www.philobiblon.com>
                   ENTRY DEADLINE -- September 1, 2004

      Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive at: <http://www.philobiblon.com>
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