“Blook and book cultures have a parallel existence, and blooks provide a revealing side-angle view on the use and meaning of real books.” From safes to spice racks, sewing kits to snake gags, book-shaped objects are everywhere. Why are they so appealing? In a whimsically serious exhibition to open at the Grolier Club on January 28, 2016, Mindell
A small, private press in Newburgh, New York will mark its 30th anniversary with a special exhibition at the Grolier Club in New York City sponsored by the Vassar College Archives & Special Collection Library.
Founded in 1985 by Luke Ives Pontifell, Thornwillow Press is one of the most recognized private presses operating in the United States today. During its 30 years, Thornwillow
The Boston Globe ran a feature about paper conservators at the Boston Athenaeum. "We have a lot of
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In the 16th century, European collectors filled special rooms or cabinets with a miscellaneous conglomeration of items, including paintings and drawings; plant specimens (especially those with medicinal properties); animals (including