To mark their 75th anniversary, the Ampersand Club of Minneapolis and Saint Paul is publishing On Book Collecting by Arne Kjelsberg, “a home-bound collector and lover of books” [Kjelsberg is the pseudonym of Elmer Andersen, former Governor of Minnesota, book collector and benefactor of the University of Minnesota libraries]. The book was printed by Gaylord Schanilec and includes a bookplate he designed for Gov. Andersen that hadn’t been printed until now. The special edition, quarter-leather binding w/ slipcase and an extra insert, is available for $295 pre-publication; the limited edition, full cloth binding, is priced at $150 pre-publication; there will also be a trade edition for $19.95.

For further information, the Ampersand Club can be reached at:

The Ampersand Club
212 Second Street North
Minneapolis, MN 55401