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Open House and Book Talk with Sophie Schneideman

February 3 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Barchas Room, Department of Special Collections, Green Library - Map Link

Open House from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Book Talk at 3:00 PM: “The Private Press Movement: An Introduction to Kelmscott, Doves and Ashendene Press”

Sophie Schneideman specializes in the Art of the Book, book illustration, private presses, fine binding, fine printing and livres d’artistes, particularly of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She has been an international rare book and print dealer for over 30 years. The focus of her talk will be selected Kelmscott, Doves, and Aschendene works that are in Stanford’s extensive collections. These books will be on display during the Open House.

[Image from The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by F. S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper. Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex. Finished on the 8th day of May, 1896. Stanford Libraries Department of Special Collections, Gunst Z239.2 .K29 C4 F CB. Digital image available at https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/2186357]

DETAILS

Location:
Barchas Room, Department of Special Collections, Green Library - Map Link
Audience:
General Public
Sponsor:
Stanford University Libraries
Contact Email:
ksmith11@stanford.edu
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Date:
February 3, 2020, 2:30 pm