January 30, 2009

Centennial Celebration DVD Set Now Available

Karen Hanmer

GBW Exhibitions Chair

The Guild of Book Workers is pleased to announce the availability of the complete proceedings of the Centennial Celebration held in New York City in October, 2006. This is an eight DVD set which includes all the presentations made over the two day seminar.

There was no Standards Seminar held in 2006. Rather, the Guild held a celebration honoring our organization's 100th birthday. The focus was "The Art of the Book in America" and included a two day conference on the history of the Guild and bookbinding in the United States and numerous special events including the opening of the Guild's 100th Anniversary Members Exhibition and Retrospective Exhibition, and a dinner cruise around Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.

The set is available for $100 plus $5 shipping and handling. An order form is available from the Publications page of the Guild of Book Workers website. Pictures and reviews of the Centennial Celebration are available in the December 2006 and February 2007 GBW Newsletter, also online at the Newsletter section of the Guild website.

Table of Contents:

Disc 1:

Betsy Palmer Eldridge, Opening remarks.

Sue Allen, 19th Century American Book Covers

Dr. Cathleeen Baker, 20th Century Hand Paper Making

Disc 2:

Barbara Kretzmann, First 50 Years of the Guild.

Don Etherington, 20th Century Book Conservation.

Sidney Berger, Decorated Papers.

Nancy Leavitt, Calligraphy in America.

Disc 3:

Martin Antonetti, 20th Century American Printing.

Richard Minsky, Development of the Book Arts.

Hedi Kyle, Modern Book Arts Program.

Disc 4:

Deborah Evetts, Modern American fine Binding.

Monique Lallier, Quebec Presentation.

Barbara Blumenthal, New England Presentation.

Disc 5:

Mindell Dubansky, New York Presentation

Don Rash, Pennsylvania Presentation

Jana Dambrogio, Washington Presentation

Disc 6:

Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler, Midwest Presentation

Priscilla Spitler, Texas Presentation

Karen Jones, Rocky Mountain Presentation

Disc 7:

Margaret Johnson & Signa Houghteling, West Coast Presentation

Priscilla Juvelis, Collecting American Book Art.

Disc 8:

Event Montage

The Grolier Club Montage

Spirit of NYC Montage

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