Volume 56 - Autumn 2023


Dates for your Diary

*UK Fine Press Book Fair
Examination Halls, Oxford University, 75-81 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, UK
9th-10th December 2023


Every two years the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA) in the UK organises the Oxford Fine Press Book Fair with the assistance of the UK team of the Fine Press Book Association. The Fair runs over a Saturday and Sunday with around 100 stands for presses, dealers, suppliers, and related organisations.

*Codex IX - Bookfair and Symposium
The Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland, California.
4th-7th February 2024


The Codex Foundation are gathering together a congress of the world's finest private presses, book artisans, artists, curators, collectors and scholars in the spirit of an Old West rendezvous for the fifth biennial Codex International Book Fair and Symposium.

Further information and booking information can be obtained from the Codex Foundation web site, www.codexfoundation.org

*Society of Bookbinders Conference, York
15th-18th August 2024


Details to follow

Competition & Exhibition


OPEN•SET 2025 is a juried competition and exhibition featuring finely crafted bookbindings. Sponsored by the American Academy of Bookbinding, this competition and exhibition highlights exceptional technique and outstanding design from new binders and professionals. Bookbinders from around the world are invited to participate.

The OPEN•SET 2025 Exhibition will open in San Francisco, California, in January of 2025. There will be two venues displaying the exhibition. The Open Category Exhibition will be held at the San Francisco Center for the Book, and the Set Category Exhibition will be held at the American Bookbinders Museum.

Please visit bookbindingacademy.org or contact openset@ahhaa.org with questions.

J. Hewit & Sons will have a stand at the event(s) marked '*'. If you would like us to bring specific items for you to purchase, please let us know at least 4 weeks in advance of the event.

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