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San Francisco, CA

A close-knit group of hand bookbinders, with shared interests in creating and collecting fine bindings, joined together to promote hand bookbinding and related book arts and to exchange information and ideas. 

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Book Club of California Exhibition Opening: Holiday Cards - Monday, December 14, 2015, 5-7 p.m.

Exhibition Opening: Holiday Cards from William P. Wreden, Family and Friends. Monday, December 14, 2015, 5-7 p.m.

The Book Club’s pop-up holiday exhibition: Holiday Cards from William P. Wreden, Family and Friends features over seventy years of playful and festive fine press cards. Curator Bo Wreden will speak about the collection.
This exhibition features a selection of over seventy years of holiday, Christmas, and New Year cards sent and received by William P. and Byra J. Wreden, and their family and friends. The Wredens delighted in finding amusing anecdotes and stories for their holiday greetings. Among the fine printers and presses the Wredens commissioned to print their greetings are the Grabhorn Press, Bruce Wm. Bradley at the Bird in Hand Press, Sherwood and Katharine Grover at the Grace Hoper Press, Felicia Rice at Moving Parts Press, Susan Acker at the Feathered Serpent Press, Jonathan Clark at the Artichoke Press, Jack Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press, Patrick Reagh, and Richard Seibert. Also on display will be a few publications on holiday cards and some original source material.More information on the exhibition here.

The exhibition will be on view fromDecember 14, 2015-January 18, 2016

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