LIVE! Demonstrations & Activities
St. Bride Library
Demonstrations and workshops teaching the art of hand-press printing and typesetting, including printing blocks on a galley press, printing using an Adana press, and hand setting type.
Designing, Printing and Publishing Books with Original Prints
Old Stile Press
Frances and Nicholas McDowell will demonstrate the difference between wood engravings, woodcuts, and etchings, using printing blocks designed for their own publications. They will also discuss with visitors why illustrated fine press books are worth collecting for the future, and how collectors might focus their interests in this area.
There will also be exhibitors at the Fair who are not presenting workshops but of are particular interest to the book trade. They include:
Specialist book, art and antique shippers R F Shipping & Logistics, who are providing free packing for exhibitors and customers.
The bookshop-focused website and database developer Creative Computing.
The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers
Please see the LIVE! Exhibitors page for additional details.