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Published by Caxton Club in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


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Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL21839526M

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In its nearly years, the Caxton Club has published fine books on a variety of subjects that includes Americana, art history, the history of printing, literature, and the book arts. Now in its second century, the Caxton Club continues its commitment to publishing and the book arts, specializing in topics related to Midwest. The Club has arranged numerous exhibitions in cooperation with well-respected cultural . The Caxton Club Year Book [The Caxton Club] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Caxton Club: A brief history Unknown Binding – January 1, by Wendy Cowles Husser (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download Author: Wendy Cowles Husser. The Caxton Club, formed in Chicago (similar to the Book Club of California) is one such group of fifteen nineteenth-century gentleman of the city, who sought to edify their personal libraries, and to run public lectures and cultural events in this, the 'Great Birth of Science and Modern Learning'.

The subject of this work is best explained by the club itself; " The Caxton Club was founded in Chicago in January by fifteen ardent bibliophiles. According to their charter, their intent was 'the literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books and the occasional publishing of books designed to illustrate, promote and encourage these arts.'. The Caxton Club welcomes all enthusiastic bibliophiles: collectors, conservators, designers, binders, printers, librarians, editors, booksellers, publishers, and others interested in the book. The Club meets for a reception, dinner and a guest speaker on the third Wednesday of the month from September through June. On the second Friday of the month from September through June, the Club meets for a buffet . BOOK CLUB Our monthly  EVENING  book club takes place on the first Monday and Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise stated.   We read a wide range of predominantly modern fiction and always enjoy a very entertaining discussion over a glass of wine or two.   We charge £5 .   Since its founding in , The Caxton Club has sought to support the appreciation of the book arts—especially in the Midwest—through its programs and : University of Chicago Press.

A literary organization on campus, Caxton Club brings a number of high-profile poets, novelists, and essayists to campus every term to read their works in a setting open to all members of the community. The club is named after the first English printer, William Caxton. Caxton's translations of the Golden Legend () and The Book of the Knight in the Tower () contain perhaps the earliest verses of the Bible to be printed in English. He produced the first translation of Ovid 's Metamorphoses in e work: Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye, Dictes . The Beccles Caxton Club. likes 3 talking about this 1, were here. Members Sports & Social Club with a GrEaT selection of Real Ales. Function Room Hire, Live Music, Sky TV, Bingo, Darts, /5(36). Inspired by the A History of the World in Objects series, editor Susan Rossen of The Caxton Club selected "Chicago-focused texts that illuminate the diverse elements that have shaped Chicagos identity and reputation. It includes numerous essays that address Chicagos contributions to art, architecture, and design", a history of Chicago /5.