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Summer 2006 Ampersand

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  • Susan Angebranndt
    Ampersand is the quarterly journal of the Pacific Center for the Book Arts (PCBA). It has articles about all aspects of the book arts, from historical
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      "Ampersand" is the quarterly journal of the Pacific Center for the Book
      Arts (PCBA). It has articles about all aspects of the book arts, from
      historical commentary to profiles of working artists to practical how-to
      tutorials.

      The Summer 2006 issue is now available for purchase. Gerald Lange
      contributed two book reviews to this issue: Betty Bright's "No Longer
      Innocent: Book Art in America 1960-1980" and Karen Cheng's "Designing Type".

      Information about the current and back issues as well as ordering is
      available at http://www.greenchairpress.com/amp.cgi

      In this issue:

      Retrospective / Janus Press
      A pictorial walk through 25 years of Claire Van Vliet's broadsides

      Profile / Cari Ferraro
      Calligrapher Cari Ferraro talks about contemporary calligraphic artists' books

      Techniques / A Surprise Inside
      David Rosen gives instructions and tips for the Turkish map fold

      Collaborations / Thicket Press
      Katherine Case reports on how her poetry group tackles publishing their own
      limited edition books

      Doing Business / Money Matters
      Claire Van Vliet talks about running Janus Press, artistically and financially

      Around the Bay / Bound to Inspire
      The Bay Area Book Artists' 10th Anniversary Member Show

      Book Reviews
      Betty Bright's "No Longer Innocent", Karen Cheng's "Designing Type", and
      two books issued in conjunction with the 2005 "ABC: The Artists' Books
      Conference" - "Keynote Addresses" and "Resonance and Response"

      Tools
      A review of the Japanese Book Drill plus instructions on how to make a
      simple finishing press

      Appreciation / Weather Bird Press
      Pat Reagh remembers the fine press printer and publisher Vance Gerry

      End Note
      Peter Thomas has suggestions for showing artists' books in galleries
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