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[BKARTS] American Decorated Publishers' Bindings Reminder

If you have put off ordering a pre-publication discount subscription to the
of the exhibition American Decorated Publishers' Bindings, 1872-1929, there

will be a price increase November 15.  Orders placed on or before November
will be at the current price for the Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition, or
edition. Only 4 copies of the Deluxe Edition and 6 copies of the Limited
remain available at Pre-Publication pricing. After these copies are
the pre-publication subscription price becomes the same as the Publication
No discounts will then be available.

The exhibition has ended, but the web version is archived at

More than 50 designers are represented in the collection, and the catalog
has been
expanded from the original 200 books to include 400 designs. The Deluxe
will have color images of all 400 covers, with detail images of significant
The Limited Edition will have 100 color images illustrating the catalog
essays. Both
editions include the CD-ROM, which has all the images and more, including a

database of the collection.

Pre-publication subscribers have immediate access to the private
Website. This has a checklist of all 400 books in the collection with color
updated as new items are added, and current drafts of the essays, updated
as they
are written. It also has current versions of the database that you can
download in
either tab delimited or .xls format.

All three editions are scheduled for publication in 2006.

Details about the editions and an earlier (incomplete) version of the
checklist are at

A sample draft essay is at


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