In tribute to the love of books and their beauty, Oak Knoll Books is running month-long exhibit about the making of books and the book arts at the Antiquarian Book Arcade in New York City. The exhibit will display classic and rare books about the book arts plus other books in the same fields with a special emphasis on printing and printing history.
Nicholas Basbanes will be available Friday, January 26 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to sign copies of his popular book among lovers of books and book history, "A Gentle Madness, Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books" (published by Henry Holt & Co.)
We will also offer a special 20% sale off all books stocked by Oak Knoll at the Arcade on Friday for visitors to the exhibit. Booklovers will also be able to see how the future is developing for book-related interests on Internet. Visitors will have a chance to browse World Wide Web pages related to books, publishers, booksellers and other book groups on Wednesday, January 24 and Thursday, January 25 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and all day on Friday, January 26. Viewers will be discover what additional alternatives and resources are online for book lovers.
The exhibition will be installed at the Antiquarian Book Arcade, 110 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001 on the 9th floor. The Arcade is located between 6th and 7th Streets in the Chelsea Antiques Building, which houses about 70 other antiquarian book dealers, many of which are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and who specialize in other various subjects. The building also has over 120 antiques and collectibles dealers. The Arcade is regularly open from Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Out-of-print books from Oak Knoll Books (located in New Castle, Delaware) are also normally available at the Arcade throughout the year as well as all titles from the company's imprint, Oak Knoll Press.
If you would like more information about the Arcade, please call Myrna Adolph-Morris at (212) 620-5627. For more information about the event, please call Esther C. Fan at Oak Knoll Books, (302) 328-7232.
Esther C. Fan
Oak Knoll Books, 414 Delaware Street, New Castle DE 19720
Phone: 302-328-7232/Fax: 302-328-7274/Email: [log in to unmask]