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Penn Libraries Events & Exhibitions
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The Bibliophile as Bookbinder:
The Angling Bindings of S. A. Neff, Jr.
Saturday, November 5, 2016
10:30 AM-1:00 PM

S. A Neff, Jr., detail of binding for The Masters on the Nymph, vol. 1 (ca. 1989-90). Used with permission of the artist.
A screening of a documentary film about bookbinder Sid Neff, followed by a demonstration of Neff's techniques for decorating leather using a single tool with stiff paper templates. Several sets of his bindings will be on display. This event is co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Center for the Book.

Registration is through the Philadelphia Center for the Book website.
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, room 626
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, sixth floor
3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
Free and open to the public (please show photo ID at entrance)