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San Francisco, CA
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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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Los Angeles Printers Fair

Los Angeles Printers Fair  
The 9th Annual Los Angeles Printers Fair

October 14, 2017 10 am to 5 pm
The International Printing Museum
315 W Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745
Cost: $10

Billed as a Celebration of Letterpress, Book Arts & Paper, The Los Angeles Printers Fair at the International Printing Museum in Carson, CA is by far the largest letterpress event in the west! With more than 80 vendors and nearly 1,500 in attendance, The Printers Fair brings together the creative worlds of letterpress printing, book arts, printmaking, and paper. The LA Printers Fair also includes a very large swap meet with hard-to-find Vandercooks, Windmill Presses, rare fonts of Wood Type, supplies, decorative papers, and so much more!

Special Exhibits this year includes a retrospective of Silkscreened Earl Newman, including many of his Monterey Jazz Festival Posters he has been making for 50 years! There will also be a special exhibit titled “PRINTING ON THE SILVER SCREEN” featuring presses from TV like John Boy’s printing press from “The Waltons” and “Twilight Zone’s: The Printer’s Devil” or westerns such as “The Man who Shot Liberty Valance” and “Have Gun Will Travel” along with newer productions like “Newsies”, “Gilmore Girls”, “Seven Pounds” and “Inception" among others...

For additional information contact  Sara Halpert  sara@printmuseum.org