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The Legacy of Florence Walter: Celebrating a Century at the Book Club of California

The Legacy of Florence Walter:
 Celebrating a Century at the BCC April 29-September 2, 2013 Free and open to the public during Book Club hours Monday 10-7; Tuesday-Friday, 10-5 The Legacy of Florence Walter features forty-five fine design bindings that Walter’s family has treasured for many decades. Her working sketches, photographs, keepsakes, and other printed […]

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Old-Fashioned Bookbinding

The Memory of The Netherlands site has digitised a representative sampling of one thousand book bindings from the holdings of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Royal National Library of The Netherlands). The collection includes luxurious hand-made binding examples from over 800 years up to the 21st century. Discovered via Bibliodyssey.

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Naomi Bardoff
Naomi Bardoff
In 2010 Naomi Bardoff graduated from Bard College, where she majored in fine arts and studied watercolor, ink drawing, and book-making. She has also taken classes at the Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Since moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, Naomi has been working on her illustration portfolio, working in offices, and volunteering and taking classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book. In addition to the SFCB blog, she blogs on her art blog, naomese - naomi bardoff's art blog; and pins to her Pinterest boards. Her own book work can be found on her website.


Letterpress Printers, Bookbinders, Paper Makers, Tinkerers, Poets, Graphic Designers, Wood Carvers, Book Enthusiasts of All Stripes: Welcome to the San Francisco Center for the Book’s new blog! Here we will share the wide, varied, and wonderful world of the book arts with you. We hope you’ll join us as we explore the projects, programs, workshops, […]

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Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu is an instructor at SFCB, and a freelance letterpress printer.