Category Archives: Fine Press Visits

CODEX 2017: Notes from Book Heaven

I’ve just wrapped up another wonderful visit to the CODEX Book Fair and the amazing city of San Francisco/Richmond that hosts it every two years. For those of you who have not been but share a love for the hand-made … Continue reading

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A Tour of the Prototype Press

On my recent trip up to the San Francisco Bay area for CODEX, I had the pleasure of taking a short tour of the Prototype Press. The press is the imprint of David Johnston and Mark Sarigianis, both of whom … Continue reading

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Notes from CODEX V International Book Fair and Symposium

CODEX V, the fifth biennial international CODEX Book Fair and Symposium, was the primary reason for my recent trip to San Francisco. In the words of Director Peter Koch, and confirmed by everyone I have ever talked to about being … Continue reading

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A glimpse of CODEX 2013

CODEX 2013 was my third trip to the show and it grows more amazing each time I go. Set in the beautiful San Francisco Bay area, this time in beautiful Craneway Pavilion in Richmond. I spent a day and a … Continue reading

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An Advanced Peek at the Arion Press Moonstone in process

I was recently visiting my daughter in San Francisco and we took the opportunity to take the tour of the Arion Press. Tours run every Thursday afternoon and are highly worth the time even if you are only tangentially interested … Continue reading

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Chester River Press / Chestertown Old Book Company

On a recent trip to Tilghman Island on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, I was able to sneak away from my obligations for a quick visit to Chestertown and the Old Book Company and Chester River Press.

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Barbarian Press Visit, British Columbia

Back in the summer of 2008, I was up visiting my family in the Seattle area, and managed to talk them into making a road trip up to Mission, British Columbia. My main objective was to drop by the Barbarian … Continue reading

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CODEX 2011 Notes

Thoughts and observations from CODEX 2011 in Berkeley Continue reading

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