Several special events are planned by the Book Club of California. In collaboration with CODEX, the BCC will host a talk by Imi Maufe, founding member of Codex Polaris, on book arts from Northern Europe on February 4 from 5 - 7 p.m. at its San Francisco headquarters, 312 Sutter Street, Suite 500. Then, on February 7 from 6-8 p.m., Rare Book School Director Michael Suarez will present “Printing Abolition: How the Fight to Abolish the Slave Trade in Britain was Won.” (This event will be held at the Commonwealth Club of California, 110 Embarcadero, San Francisco). If you’re still in town on February 11, the BCC will host a talk on the menu as a literary document, from 5-7 p.m. An exhibition highlighting women printers and book artists, as well as some of the club’s oldest and most sought-after books, will be on view at the Oakland fair.
Courtesy of the BCC