Printing for the Blind in New York City Public Schools

Thanks to the generosity of Gary Gosen, Grolier Club member and proprietor of G. Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, the Grolier Club Library is now the owner of three early twentieth-century platinum print photographs documenting the intersection of blind education and printing in New York City public schools. These three images, depicting public school … Continue reading Printing for the Blind in New York City Public Schools

Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 5

Until recently, six Japanese manuscript codices and scrolls lay unnoticed and half-forgotten on a shelf in the Grolier Club. When Library staff came to them while updating the Club’s manuscripts inventory, they found little or no information about them. Fellow members Megumi and Jonathan Hill of Jonathan A. Hill, Booksellers Inc., generously donated their time … Continue reading Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 5

Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 4

Until recently, six Japanese manuscript codices and scrolls lay unnoticed and half-forgotten on a shelf in the Grolier Club. When Library staff came to them while updating the Club’s manuscripts inventory, they found little or no information about them. Fellow members Megumi and Jonathan Hill of Jonathan A. Hill, Booksellers Inc., generously donated their time … Continue reading Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 4

Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 3

Until recently, six Japanese manuscript codices and scrolls lay unnoticed and half-forgotten on a shelf in the Grolier Club. When Library staff came to them while updating the Club’s manuscripts inventory, they found little or no information about them. Fellow members Megumi and Jonathan Hill of Jonathan A. Hill, Booksellers Inc., generously donated their time … Continue reading Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 3

New second floor exhibition

"Photographs at the Edge: Vittorio Sella and Wilfred Thesiger" from the Collection of Dr. Roger Härtl In the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth century, two explorers—mountaineer and photographer Vittorio Sella and desert denizen and author Wilfred Thesiger—matched unparalleled energy in geographic exploration with mastery in photography and writing, creating remarkable documents of some of the world’s … Continue reading New second floor exhibition

Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 2

Until recently, six Japanese manuscript codices and scrolls lay unnoticed and half-forgotten on a shelf in the Grolier Club. When Library staff came to them while updating the Club’s manuscripts inventory, they found little or no information about them. Fellow members Megumi and Jonathan Hill of Jonathan A. Hill, Booksellers Inc., generously donated their time … Continue reading Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 2

Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 1

Until recently, six Japanese manuscript codices and scrolls lay unnoticed and half-forgotten on a shelf in the Grolier Club. When Library staff came to them while updating the Club’s manuscripts inventory, they found little or no information about them. Fellow members Megumi and Jonathan Hill of Jonathan A. Hill, Booksellers Inc., generously donated their time … Continue reading Japanese Manuscripts at the Grolier Club, part 1

Bibliography Week 2022

The Grolier Club welcomes bookish friends to Bibliography Week: January 25-29, 2022! In-person access to the Club this year by non-members is limited to exhibition visits. Visits are timed, and must be reserved in advance via Eventbrite. Please note that there will be a number of gallery closures throughout the week to accommodate private events, so … Continue reading Bibliography Week 2022

New ground floor gallery exhibition

"Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects" from the Collection of Glen S. Miranker Accompanying the exhibition is a 168-page catalogue with 238 color images, published by the Grolier Club and distributed by the University of Chicago Press. The exhibition runs through April 16, 2022, and all exhibition gallery visits should be reserved in advance via Eventbrite. An online version … Continue reading New ground floor gallery exhibition