July 15-21, 2018

Learn about the antiquarian book trade from
the best booksellers and librarians in the country.
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Contact Information:

Kathy Lindeman
1604 East Yampa St.
Colorado Springs, CO

(719) 473-6634

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Russell Maret

Russell Maret

Russell Maret is a type designer and private press printer working in New York City. He began printing in San Francisco as a teenager before apprenticing with Peter Koch in Berkeley and Firefly Press in Somerville, Massachusetts. He set up his own press at the Center for Book Arts, New York in 1993 and has been printing and publishing ever since. In 1996 Russell began teaching himself to design typefaces, leading to a twelve year study of letterforms before he completed his first typeface in 2008. In 2011, he began working to convert some of his type designs into new metal typefaces. Since then he has produced three metal typefaces and four suites of metal ornaments. In 2009 Russell was awarded the Rome Prize in Design from the American Academy in Rome. He has been the Printer in Residence of the Press in Tuscany Alley, San Francisco (1990); Artist in Residence at the Center for Book Arts, NYC (1996); the Bodleian Libraries’ inaugural Printer-in-Residence (2017); the North American Chair of the Fine Press Book Association; and a trustee of the American Printing History Association. Russell’s books and manuscripts are in public and private collections throughout the world.

Sophie Schneideman

Sophie  Schneideman

Sophie Schneideman has been an international antiquarian bookseller for 28 years. Following a long apprenticeship at Maggs Bros she set up her own business in London in 2007 specialising in Private Press and illustrated books, fine bindings, artists’ books, manuscripts and prints.