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Oak Knoll Fest October 5 -7

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An Oak Knoll tradition for Twenty Years

Oak Knoll Fest XX is scheduled for October 5th – October 7th, 2018.  The theme this year is “Bringing it on Home” in which printers, booksellers, and collectors discuss that theme in a free symposium on Saturday [10/6], focusing on the importance of fine press book fairs that help and expand the knowledge of the book arts.

 

The book fair follows on Saturday and Sunday [10/6 & 10/7].  See this year’s exhibitors, including 40+ printers from North America and Europe.

 

We will also host talks by Pat Sweet, proprietor of Bo Press, David Sellers, owner of Pied Oxen Printers, Graham Moss, owner of Incline Press, and Rebecca Romney, bookseller at Honey & Wax Booksellers.

 

Here is a list of exhibitors as of August 30th

 

  1. David Sellers - Pied Oxen Press (paid AMEX) piedoxen@aol.com
  2. Elies Plana – (paid MC) elies@eliesplana.com
  3. Thomas Parker Williams – Luminice Press (paid Check) tpwilliams89@gmail.com
  4. Carol Blinn – Warwick Press (paid Check) CAROL@WARWICKPRESS.COM
  5. Richard Minsky – (paid VISA) abebooks@bookarts.net
  6. Craig Jobson – Lark Sparrow Press (paid VISA) larksparrowpress@gmail.com
  7. Don Rash – Boss Dog Press (paid Check) bossdogpress@donrashfinebookbinder.com
  8. Abigail Rorer – The Lone Oak Press (paid check) loneoakpr49@earthlink.net
  9. Robert McCamant – Sherwin Beach Press (paid check) bmccamant@quarterfold.com
  10. David Moyer – Red Howler Press (paid check) redhowler@windstream.net
  11. Carolee Cambell – Ninja Press (2 tables, paid check) ninjapress@roadrunner.com
  12. Barbara Henry – Harsimus Press (paid check) harsimuspress@yahoo.com
  13. Chad Pastotnik – Deep Wood Press (paid MC) chad@deepwoodpress.com
  14. Melanie Mauro – Heirloom Press (paid check) heirloom.press@gmail.com
  15. Mindy Belloff – Intima Press (paid AMEX) intimapress@yahoo.com
  16. Nancy Loeber – (paid Check) nancyloeber11@yahoo.com
  17. Russell Maret – (paid check) russellmaret@me.com
  18. Michael McGarvey – Port Press (paid VISA) portpress@comcast.net
  19. Tara Bryan – Walking Bird Press (paid check) taratbryan@gmail.com
  20. Wesley Tanner – Passim Editions (Paid Visa) wesley@tannerfecit.com
  21. Susan Leopard – Leopard Studio Editions (paid check) sueleopard@mac.com
  22. Ray Nicholas – Lead Graffiti (paid visa) ray@leadgraffiti.com
  23. Mark McMurray – Caliban Press (paid check) calibanpress@gmail.com
  24. Rick Black – Turtle Light Press (paid check) rick@turtlelightpress.com
  25. Maria Pisano – Memory Press (paid check) mgpstudio252@gmail.com
  26. David Carruthers – Papeterie Saint-Armand (paid check) denise.lapointe@gmail.com
  27. Robert Strossi – Brier Hill Press (paid check) brierhillgallery@rcn.com
  28. Gaylord Schanilec – Midnight Paper Sales (paid Visa) gaylord@midnightpapersales.com
  29. Agathe Piroir – Atelier-Galerie A. Piroir (2 tables, paid Visa) info@piroir.com
  30. David Esslemont – Solmentes Press (not paid) esslemont2@gmail.com
  31. Leonard Seastone – Tideline Press (paid visa) leonard.seastone@gmail.com
  32. Stephen Heaver – Hill Press (paid check) sgheaver@aol.com
  33. Kitty Maryatt – Two Hands Press (paid check) twohandspress@gmail.com

 

Locations:

 

Oak Knoll Books & Press

310 Delaware Street

New Castle, DE 19720

Tel:  302.328.7232

 

Symposium and Speakers

Immanuel Parish Hall

100 Harmony St.

New Castle, Delaware 19720

 

Fest Exhibition Hall

 

New Castle Senior Center

400 South Street

New Castle, Delaware 19720

 

Here is a link to the events:  https://www.oakknoll.com/fest/locations.html

Rare Book Monthly

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    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 325. An early and important map of the Republic of Texas (1837). $11,000 to $14,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 45. De Bry's early map of North Pole depicting Willem Barentsz' expedition (1601). $3,500 to $4,250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 154. Poignant map of the United States documenting lynchings (1931). $250 to $325.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 457. Extremely rare matching set of pro-German propaganda from WWI (1914). $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 815. Homann's world atlas featuring 110 maps in contemporary color (1751). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 60. Miniature pocket globe based on Herman Moll (1785). $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 8. Visscher's rare carte-a-figures world map (1652). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 158. Matching satirical maps of the US by McCandlish: "Ration Map" & "Bootlegger's Map" (1944). $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 820. One of the finest English atlases of the early 19th century (1808). $4,750 to $6,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 59. Important milestone in preparation for 1969 moon landing (1963). $750 to $900.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 805. Superb bible leaf with image of crucifixion of Jesus with gilt highlights (1518). $800 to $950.
  • <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>including Americana<br>February 16, 2023</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works…now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [EINSTEIN, Albert (1879–1955)]. –– ORLIK, Emil (1870–1932), artist. Lithograph signed (“Albert Einstein”). N.p., 1928. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. <i>[The Lord of the Rings trilogy:] The Fellowship of the Ring.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Two Towers.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Return of the King.</i> 1955. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") and Charles Dudley WARNER. <i>The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.</i> Hartford and Chicago, 1873. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> LOVECRAFT, Howard Phillips. <i>Beyond the Wall of Sleep.</i> Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1943. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Gideon Welles, <i>Extensive archive of personal and family papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy,</i> 1791-1914. Sold September 29 — $281,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Rock Climbers,</i> cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> watercolor, ink and gouache, 1954. Sold December 15 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Brontë, <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography. Edited by Currer Bell,</i> three volumes, first edition, 1847. Sold June 16, 2022 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Geoffrey Chaucer, <i>The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed,</i> London, 1542. Sold October 13 — $106,250.
    <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age 32),</i> silver print, 1936. Sold October 20 — $305,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> George Washington, Autograph Document Signed, with two manuscript plat maps in holograph, 1751. Sold October 27 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Winfred Rembert, <i>Winfred Rembert and Class of 1959,</i> dye on carved & tooled leather, 1999. Sold October 6 — $233,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> M.C. Escher, <i>Relativity,</i> lithograph, 1953. Sold November 3 — $81,250.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Original Film Posters<br>27 January - 10 February 2023</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Vertigo (1958), poster, US. The ultimate poster on this classic Hitchcock title, one of three known examples. £40,000 to £60,000.
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    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Bullitt (1968), special test poster, US. £3,000 to £5,000.

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