Archive for the ‘Grolier Club’ Category

Types with Plenty of Character

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Read the NYT review of the Grolier Club’s current exhibit of treasures from The Imprimerie Nationale. Reviewer David Dunlap writes, “It is the emphasis on the physicality of type that makes the Grolier show so useful…”

“Printing for Kingdom, Empire & Republic: Treasures From the Archives of the Imprimerie Nationale” runs through Feb. 4 at the Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, Manhattan; (212) 838-6690, grolierclub.org.

— Paul Razzell

Grolier ‘Books in Hard Times’ Texts available

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

BooksHardTimesThe Grolier Club has made all the texts from the speakers at its September 22 one-day conference on Books in Hard Times available on its web site. (They’re all PDFs.) Readers of this blog may be particularly interested in the remarks of Priscilla Juvelis, but many of the other speakers had cogent observations about the economics of book collecting and selling.
–Bob McCamant