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Publications of the Grolier Club, 1884-1983.

Allen Asaf

Publications of the Grolier Club, 1884-1983.

by Allen Asaf

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Published by [Stinehour Press] in [Lunenburg, Vt.] .
Written in English

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  • Grolier Club.

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    Offprint from The Grolier Club, 1884-1984: its library, exhibitions, and publications, p. 117-164.

    ContributionsGrolier Club.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[48]p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21053667M

    New York--This fall, the Grolier Club presents an exhibition of the books, printed ephemera, and toys relating to military life and wartime experience that were published or produced for children and teens during two consecutive but dramatically different periods: first, the era from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in until the outbreak of the Great War in ; and second, the . At the end of May in , various Grolier Club members visited Ireland. During the trip, the members presented some of fine Grolier Club publications to leading Irish cultural institutions and left some titles including Grolier and One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine to be housed in the National Library of Ireland, Trinity College Library, Marsh's Library, and Saint .

    Walt Disney's the Jungle Book Grolier Book Club Edition: Disney's Wonderful World of Reading Hardcover – January 1, by random house (Author) out of 5 stars 2, ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(). The Grolier Club of New York has fostered interest in the book arts for over one hundred years, through exhibitions, publications, lectures, and—perhaps most importantly—through the formation of a research Library devoted to the arts of the book. Founded in as a cooperative reference library for the Club's bibliophile membership, the Grolier Club Library.

      Founded in , the Grolier Club of New York is America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts in the graphic arts. Named for Jean Grolier ( or ), the Renaissance collector renowned for sharing his library with friends, the Club’s objective is to foster “the study, collecting, and appreciation of books and works on paper.”Location: 47 E 60th St, New York, , NY.   This thought-provoking exhibition, which opened at the Grolier Club (East 60 st Street near Madison Avenue) on March 3 rd, is scheduled to close May 23 rd.. I’ll make a pitch for going to see this handsome selection of books from John R. Blaney’s extensive collection of modern firsts, hoping that the city will be coming back to life in the middle of May.


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Publications of the Grolier Club, 1884-1983 by Allen Asaf Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This commemorative publication lists the books, pamphlets, prints, handlists, periodicals, and medallions produced by the Club in its first years.

It is an offprint from The Grolier Club, Its Library, Exhibitions, & Publications and contains a foreword by Allen Asaf. It was designed by Stephen Harvard and printed at the Stinehour Press. Offprint from The Grolier Club, its library, exhibitions & publications.

Cover title. Local notes: Kislak Center Vilain-Wieck Collection of Private Presses copy presented to the Penn Libraries in Penn Provenance: Vilain, Jean-François, (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy) Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck. The Grolier Club, Its library, exhibitions & publications [Grolier Club] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Grolier Club, Its library, exhibitions Publications of the Grolier Club publicationsAuthor: Grolier Club. Grolier Club has books on Goodreads with 24 ratings. Grolier Club’s most popular book is A Classified List of Early American Book-Plates: With a Brie.

THE Grolier CLUB Celebrating the Art & History of the Book Since Founded inthe Grolier Club is America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts in the graphic arts. Publications. Since its founding the Grolier Club has published nearly 1884-1983.

book hundred scholarly books and exhibition catalogues—some of them now the standard references in their fields—on such subjects as photography, William Blake, Mayan writing, Albrecht Dürer’s alphabet book, and the well-known “Grolier Hundred” selections in literature, science, medicine, and children’s books.

Walt Disney's ALADDIN. by Walt Disney. Grolier Book Club Edition. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Grolier Club is pre-eminent among libraries documenting the buying, selling and collecting of books.

The research core of the Library is a collection of overbookseller and book auction catalogues, perhaps the largest (and certainly the most accessible) archive in America of this notoriously rare and ephemeral material, and much consulted by book historians.

The Club sponsors nine of these a year, all open to the public free of charge, and recent themes have included early photographically illustrated books ("The Truthful Lens," ), "Bibliography, Its History and Development" (), "The American Livre de Peintre" (), outstanding private libraries ("The Book Room: Georgia O'Keeffe's Library.

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The Grolier Club Its Library, Exhibitions, & Publications. New York: The Grolier club,First Edition, Limited to copies. quarto, red cloth in matching slipcase. () pp. The Grolier club, Item # Designed by Stephen Harvard. Printed by The Stinehour Press. The Grolier Club centennial seal was designed by Jerry Kelly.

"Publications of the Grolier Club, ": pages "Designed by Stephen Harvard, who also made the hand-lettered title page and initial letters. The type was set and the letterpress printed by The Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont, on Mohawk Superfine paper. Grolier was one of the largest American publishers of general encyclopedias, including The Book of Knowledge (), The New Book of Knowledge (), The New Book of Popular Science (), Encyclopedia Americana (), Academic American Encyclopedia (), and numerous incarnations of a CD-ROM encyclopedia (–).Founder: Walter M.

Jackson. Lists of Publications, Exhibition Catalogues, [Grolier Club] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. The Grolier Club is a private club and society of bibliophiles in New York d in Januaryit is the oldest existing bibliophilic club in North America.

The club is named after Jean Grolier de Servières, Viscount d'Aguisy, Treasurer General of France, whose library was famous; his motto, "Io. Grolierii et amicorum" [of or belonging to Jean Grolier and his friends].

An interesting find—beyond illustrations—in a particular Limited Editions Club book must be noted in the LEC publication of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations.

Great Expectations has several, variant endings penned by Dickens in an effort to appease writer and friend Edward Bulwer-Lytton, who, after reading the original ending. Patricia J. Pistner has become one of the country’s foremost collectors of miniature books.

About books from her collection are currently on display at the Grolier Club, the nation’s oldest society of bibliophiles, in Manhattan.

Curated by Pistner and Jan Storm van Leeuwen, the exhibition closes on May Pistner sees her tiny books not just as intricately designed.

And now, some of the Grolier Club's publications have been digitized and added to the virtual archives, with unique items available for perusal, ranging from the volume showcasing reproductions of the etched work of Whistler to a history of the life and library of the club's namesake, French bibliophile Jean Grolier.

PUBLICATIONS OF THE GROLIER CLUB: New York: The Grolier Club, x 11 inches. paperback. 48 pages. This commemorative publication lists the books, pamphlets, prints, handlists, periodicals, and medallions produced by the Club in its first years.A Shimmer of Joy: One Hundred Children’s Picture Books in America is a companion volume to the author’s earlier work, One Hundred Books Famous in Children’s Literature, the prize-winning catalogue of an exhibition mounted in at the Grolier Club in New York City.

Together these two volumes offer commentary on the field of children’s.Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Grolier Club December 9, through February 6, Behind every great collection lies a great story.

That was the premise of the first Grolier Club Collects show in /, and a dozen years later it remains the central idea of "The Grolier Club Collects II," a gathering of books, manuscripts and.