Oak Knoll Fest Twelve is "The Private Press and Leaf Books, a Noble Tradition?
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Oak Knoll Fest XII
October 1 & 2, 2005!
Come join us
The theme of Oak Knoll Fest Twelve is "The Private Press and Leaf Books, a
Noble Tradition?" Joel Silver, Curator of Books at the Lilly Library and
recent contributor to the Caxton Club's Disbound and Dispersed, the Leaf
Book Considered will speak on Saturday morning at 10am giving us a history
of the leaf book with a glimpse as to why the private press world was chosen
to do them. We will have a panel discussion on Sunday at 10am which will
consider the practical and ethical side of the leaf book. Joel Silver will
moderate the panel which will be composed of John Randle of the Whittington
Press, Michael Thompson, President of the Caxton Club and an attorney with a
special interest in the ethical side of leaf books, Jerry Kelly of
Kelly-Winterton Press and James Birchfield, Curator of Rare Books at the
University of Kentucky.
For more information, and to view and download the registration form, please
visit the official Oak Knoll Fest website:
To register, please click "Register Now," and you will download a PDF form.
This form can be printed, filled out and mailed, faxed or emailed to us.
To carry on this theme, we are pleased to offer one of the Earliest Known
Leaf Books: Fry, Francis, A Description of the Great Bible, 1539, and the
Six Editions of Cranmer's Bible, 1540 and 1541, Printed by Grafton and
Whitchurch: Also of the Editions in Large Folio, of the Authorized Versions
of the Holy Scriptures, Printed in the Years 1611, 1613, 1617, 1634, 1640.
London, Willis and Sotheran,1865.
This work is a detailed bibliographical account of the different editions
with extensive charts showing points of issue and collation details. In all
this title contains 51 plates copied in facsimile, illustrating pages and
passages from the editions, along with 14 original folio leaves. This is an
important text in the history of the English Bible.
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We hope you find something of interest.
Your Oak Knollers
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