Welcome

The Oxford Guild of Printers has existed for over twenty-five years, and membership includes some of Britain's leading Fine Press printers, a wide range of design, printing and publishing professionals - from students to the retired - and a growing number of Fine Press collectors and dealers. They come from as far afield as north of the Tay and west of the Atlantic.The meetings feature a speaker of some distinction on a printing or book-related topic or take the form of a visit to a noted library, Press or museum. There is generally time for a stimulating interchange of news and ideas between members before the talk - and afterwards an opportunity to meet the speaker.

 

   
     

OGP Wayzgoose
Oxford Brookes University
Saturday 11 October 2014
10am - 5pm.
Entry Free

This biennial event will be larger than in previous years. There are over 40 tables, mainly of private presses but also specialist booksellers, paper suppliers, book-binders as well as organisations including the Society of Wood Engravers, the British Printing Society and the Private Libraries Association. It should prove a day of conviviality and fun: something of interest for everyone.

Next talk: Miles Wigfield: Private Press Printing with some reference to T.E.Lawrence ~ Monday 3 November 2014

He will be reprising the 'paper' read to the T.E.Lawrence Society at their 13th biennial symposium in September in which he discourses not only on Lawrence's involvement with printing but the subsequent enthusiasm with which the private press movement mined the rich seam of Lawrentian ore.

 

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