Volume 27 - Spring 2009


Dates for your Diary

Sunday 26th April 2009
*Bookbinders Fair Belgium at Municipal Halls, Sint Niklaas (near Antwerp)

Further details are available from the organisers Web Site at www.boekbindbeurs.nl

20th - 23rd August 2009
* The Society of Bookbinders' seventeenth biennial Education & Training Conference University of Warwick, UK

List of Presenters

  • Kathy Abbott Tomorrow's Past - a modern approach to conservation bindings
  • Cor Aerssens (Holland) - The 'floating' and the 'standing' book - turn a book into a structure '
  • Glenn Bartley - Decorative techniques & covering with translucent vellum
  • Carol Barton (USA) - Paper engineering & pop-up books
  • Edward Bayntun Coward - The antiquarian book business
  • Michelle Brown - Safeguarding Scripture: the bindings of early medieval gospel book
  • Lester Capon - Leather Rebacking
  • Stephen Conway - The binding of the Highgrove Florilegium
  • Nick Cowlishaw - A Cambridge Panel George Davidson Various endpapers and their role
  • Guy De Witte (Belgium) - Conservation decisions - a case study
  • Maureen Duke - Restoration decisions in practice
  • Don Glaister (USA) - Book artist/design binder
  • Chris Gibbs - Handmade papers
  • Yehuda Miklaf (Israel) - K-118 bindings
  • Anne-Marie Miller - Paper conservation (a double session)
  • Pascale Thérond (France) - Gold finishing and onlays - ancient* and modern*
  • Julian Thomas - George Herbert, Gregynog special edition bindings

Further details are available from the SoB Web Site at www.societyofbookbinders.com

29th - 31st October 2009
*The Guild of Bookworkers Standards of Excellence Seminar, San Francisco, California

Further details will be available soon from their web site at: cool-palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw/

7th - 8th November 2009
*UK Fine Press Book Fair Saturday 11.00 - 18.00 Sunday 10.00 - 17.00 Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Oxford

UK Specialist fair for collectors of private and fine press books; includes exhibitors from the Fine Press Book Association, plus binders, paper makers, suppliers, etc.

*J. Hewit & Sons will have a stand at these events

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