New York: School of Library Service Columbia University, 1983. Softcover. Scarce. An interesting picture of the issues and artists involved in this event of over 40 years ago on the state of fine printing in the United States. It was organized by Terry Belanger, who later founded the esteemed Rare Book School now located at the University of Virginia. The conference sessions were organized around the components of fine printing: paper, bookbinding, ink and type. Participants included such notable figures as Timothy Barrett Carol Blinn, Ruth Fine, Walter Hamady, Jerry Kelly, Hedi Kyle, Kim Merker, Michael Peich, Leonard Seastone, Claire Van Vliet, and Kathy Walkup. Softcover in blue covers with titling in black to cover and spine. In addition to transcripts of the sessions, there are lists of the names and addresses of the participants the intitial list of who was invitied. and the exhibitors at the public book fair.
Inserted are a prospectus and a letter sent by Belanger to Jake Chernofsky, editor of the AB Bookman's Weekly. This was apparently his copy. Near fine condition. 8.5 x 11 inches. 121 pages. BOB/011024. Near Fine.