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Oak Knoll Fest October 5 -7

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An Oak Knoll tradition for Twenty Years

Oak Knoll Fest XX is scheduled for October 5th – October 7th, 2018.  The theme this year is “Bringing it on Home” in which printers, booksellers, and collectors discuss that theme in a free symposium on Saturday [10/6], focusing on the importance of fine press book fairs that help and expand the knowledge of the book arts.

 

The book fair follows on Saturday and Sunday [10/6 & 10/7].  See this year’s exhibitors, including 40+ printers from North America and Europe.

 

We will also host talks by Pat Sweet, proprietor of Bo Press, David Sellers, owner of Pied Oxen Printers, Graham Moss, owner of Incline Press, and Rebecca Romney, bookseller at Honey & Wax Booksellers.

 

Here is a list of exhibitors as of August 30th

 

  1. David Sellers - Pied Oxen Press (paid AMEX) piedoxen@aol.com
  2. Elies Plana – (paid MC) elies@eliesplana.com
  3. Thomas Parker Williams – Luminice Press (paid Check) tpwilliams89@gmail.com
  4. Carol Blinn – Warwick Press (paid Check) CAROL@WARWICKPRESS.COM
  5. Richard Minsky – (paid VISA) abebooks@bookarts.net
  6. Craig Jobson – Lark Sparrow Press (paid VISA) larksparrowpress@gmail.com
  7. Don Rash – Boss Dog Press (paid Check) bossdogpress@donrashfinebookbinder.com
  8. Abigail Rorer – The Lone Oak Press (paid check) loneoakpr49@earthlink.net
  9. Robert McCamant – Sherwin Beach Press (paid check) bmccamant@quarterfold.com
  10. David Moyer – Red Howler Press (paid check) redhowler@windstream.net
  11. Carolee Cambell – Ninja Press (2 tables, paid check) ninjapress@roadrunner.com
  12. Barbara Henry – Harsimus Press (paid check) harsimuspress@yahoo.com
  13. Chad Pastotnik – Deep Wood Press (paid MC) chad@deepwoodpress.com
  14. Melanie Mauro – Heirloom Press (paid check) heirloom.press@gmail.com
  15. Mindy Belloff – Intima Press (paid AMEX) intimapress@yahoo.com
  16. Nancy Loeber – (paid Check) nancyloeber11@yahoo.com
  17. Russell Maret – (paid check) russellmaret@me.com
  18. Michael McGarvey – Port Press (paid VISA) portpress@comcast.net
  19. Tara Bryan – Walking Bird Press (paid check) taratbryan@gmail.com
  20. Wesley Tanner – Passim Editions (Paid Visa) wesley@tannerfecit.com
  21. Susan Leopard – Leopard Studio Editions (paid check) sueleopard@mac.com
  22. Ray Nicholas – Lead Graffiti (paid visa) ray@leadgraffiti.com
  23. Mark McMurray – Caliban Press (paid check) calibanpress@gmail.com
  24. Rick Black – Turtle Light Press (paid check) rick@turtlelightpress.com
  25. Maria Pisano – Memory Press (paid check) mgpstudio252@gmail.com
  26. David Carruthers – Papeterie Saint-Armand (paid check) denise.lapointe@gmail.com
  27. Robert Strossi – Brier Hill Press (paid check) brierhillgallery@rcn.com
  28. Gaylord Schanilec – Midnight Paper Sales (paid Visa) gaylord@midnightpapersales.com
  29. Agathe Piroir – Atelier-Galerie A. Piroir (2 tables, paid Visa) info@piroir.com
  30. David Esslemont – Solmentes Press (not paid) esslemont2@gmail.com
  31. Leonard Seastone – Tideline Press (paid visa) leonard.seastone@gmail.com
  32. Stephen Heaver – Hill Press (paid check) sgheaver@aol.com
  33. Kitty Maryatt – Two Hands Press (paid check) twohandspress@gmail.com

 

Locations:

 

Oak Knoll Books & Press

310 Delaware Street

New Castle, DE 19720

Tel:  302.328.7232

 

Symposium and Speakers

Immanuel Parish Hall

100 Harmony St.

New Castle, Delaware 19720

 

Fest Exhibition Hall

 

New Castle Senior Center

400 South Street

New Castle, Delaware 19720

 

Here is a link to the events:  https://www.oakknoll.com/fest/locations.html

Rare Book Monthly

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    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
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  • <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> BELON. <i>L’Histoire de la nature des oyseaux.</i> Paris : Corrozet, 1555. $17,000 to $23,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> MIOMANDRE – BARBIER. <i>Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky.</i> Paris. 1913. $23,000 to $34,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> HOKUSAI. <i>Fugaku Hyakkei, Edo : Nishimura Yûzô.</i> 1834-1875. $58,000 to $80,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> EDWARDS. <i> <br>A Natural History of Uncommon Birds…</i> London : Printed for the Author. 1743-1764. $35,000 to $46,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> VESALIUS. <i><br> De Humane Corporis Fabrica libri septem...</i> Basle : J. Oporinus. 1555. $58,000 to $80,000
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