Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair, Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Northampton, Massachusetts - The region’s leading used & antiquarian booksellers and fine letterpress printers, book binders, paper makers, and artist book makers will be showcased at the fourth edition of Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair on Friday, November 30, 2018, 5 to 9 pm and Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10 am to 4 pm at the Smith College Campus Center.

In addition to an exhibition and sale, on November 30th at 4pm, the fair will feature a round-table discussion with curators of special collections from the 5-College libraries, at Graham Hall auditorium, adjacent to the Smith College Art Museum.  “There is no end to the designs, illustrations, materials, texts, genres, and fascination of fine press books.  For more than 150 years, they have been produced--and seriously collected.  This round-table will look at private and institutional collecting of these amazing books,” says moderator and rare book librarian Sidney Berger.  An opening reception will follow at the Campus Center Wilson Atrium. 

Admission to the book fair is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Smith College Libraries. Produced by Book Arts Promotions.  Media Sponsor:  New England Public Radio  

For more information, go to: www.northamptonbookfair.com

Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair Exhibitors by Location

Massachusetts:

L&T Respess Books, Double Elephant Press, and MJS Books & Graphics, Northampton    

Bear Hollow Antiques, Florence             

White Square Fine Books & Art, Warwick Press, Easthampton

Shelburne Falls Booksellers, Monroe Bridge Books, and Wiggins Fine Books, Shelburne Falls

New England Auctions, Deerfield

Swamp Press, Northfield

Messenger Press, North Adams

29 Press, of Cheshire

Willow Bindery, Shrewsbury

Peter L.  Stern & Co., Boston

Laurie Alpert, Brookline

Original Antique Maps, Framingham

Sheryl Jaffe, Papermaker, Wellfleet

 Vermont:

Book Arts Guild of Vermont, Charlotte, VT

Country Bookshop, Plainfield, VT

Shattuck Studio, Rutland, VT

New Jersey:

Le Bookiniste, Hopewell, NJ

Jeffrey Bergman Books, of Fort Lee, NJ

Pied Oxen Printers, Hopewell, NJ

New York:

Caliban Press, Ogdensburg, NY

Connecticut:

Colebrook Book Barn, of Colebrook, CT

John Bale Books, of Waterbury, CT

Yesterday’s Gallery, of East Woodstock, CT

Pennsylvania:

William Hutchinson, of Mendenhall, PA

Maryland:

Grampy’s Attic Books, of Ellicott City, MD

Maine:

Design Smith, Camden, ME

Artisan Books & Bindery, Islesboro, ME

For more information on exhibitors, go to: www.northamptonbookfair.com/exhibitors

 

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