General Modern Collection
REBINDING PARTY Saturday, November 19 from 12:00 – 5:00: "Five Buck Book Binding Blow-Out!" Bring in your old, falling-apart paperbacks or a book whose cover doesn't suit you, and get it rebound into a sturdy manila bound edition. $5/rebind. at PSNH Pop-Up Shop 196 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510 ***
November 18, 2011
THURSDAY at PSNH (196 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510) POP-UP SHOP OPEN HOURS 11:00 - 6:00 PUBLICATION DEMONSTRATION (refreshments served) 1:00 – 2:00 PSNH PUBLIC LECTURE Matthew Stadler, founder of Publication Studio “The Ends of the Book: Authors, Readers, Public Spaces”
November 17, 2011
WEDNESDAY at PSNH (196 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510) POP-UP SHOP OPEN HOURS 11:00 - 6:00 PUBLICATION DEMONSTRATION (refreshments served) 5:00 – 6:00 PSNH at New Haven Pecha Kucha Matthew Stadler discusses Print on Demand, Literature, and the World using 20 images shown for 20 seconds each 6:30pm at Bentara
November 16, 2011
Shades of Al Jaffee and MAD Magazine . . . A printed and folded novelty celebrating Louis XVIII, King of France, 1814-1824. (Published by J.B. Verzy, circa 1814). The piece unfolds to spell out the virtues of the man who ruled during the Bourbon Restoration.
October 25, 2011
Jeu d’Herbes Medicinales par Kneipp [Germany, c. 1905] A board game based on alternative medicine theories promoted by the Catholic priest Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1897) who became known for his herbal remedies.
October 17, 2011
Selected images from a set of transparent playing cards. When held to a light source, an image with a proverb can be seen. Unknown maker, but likely US, circa 1870. See all cards here: beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/getSETS.asp?ITEM=2039620
October 10, 2011
A scrapbook of original designs and proof prints for early Victorian bindings done by R. A. Harrison, ca. 1840s. Along with sketches for roundels and decorative borders, product labels, and a caricature, are a number of proof sheets for bindings, that retain, remarkably, their intense colors, making available to bibliographers for this period of book production, some of the most faithful hues (which can be described using the Centroid Color Chart).
October 6, 2011