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Po Box 193216
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. 

Anton Roman: San Francisco's Pioneering Bookseller and Publisher

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Anton Roman: San Francisco's Pioneering Bookseller and Publisher

The Book Club of California
312 Sutter Street, Suite 500 (cross street Grant), San Francisco, CA 94108

Hospitality at 5 PM | Presentation at 6 PM

The inaugural Kenneth Karmiole endowed lecture on the History of the Book Trade in California and the West 

John Crichton, proprietor of the Brick Row Book Shop in San Francisco and twice past President of the Book Club of California, will speak on Anton Roman.

An encore of this program will take place at the Huntington Library in Pasadena on January 17, 2018.

This event is free and open to the public but reservations are required.
Please go to to make a reservation for the San Francisco talk. There you will find an upcoming link to reserve for the encore presentation at the Huntington in January.

Earlier Event: October 20
Typewriter Jam (B.Y.O.T.)