New York, March 19, 2019 The Grolier Club has acquired an important archive documenting the development of Jacques-Charles Brunet’s Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur des livres in its later editions, consisting of Brunet’s own interleaved and heavily annotated copy of the fourth edition; publisher Ambroise Firmin-Didot’s own copy of the fifth edition, with notes … Continue reading Grolier Club Acquires J.-C. Brunet Archive
"A Matter of Size: Miniature Texts & Bindings" from the Collection of Patricia J. PistnerMarch 5 – May 18, 2019 Size does matter. In this collection of diminutive books and bindings the size restriction ranges from a grand height of 4 inches to less than 1 millimeter. Spanning 4,500 years, on view are 275 miniature examples … Continue reading New exhibition in our second floor gallery
Now open in our second floor gallery! Free to the public 10-5 Monday-Saturday, March 5-May 19, 2019. "A Matter of Size: Miniature Texts & Bindings" from the Collection of Patricia J. Pistner. Size does matter. In this collection of diminutive books and bindings the size restriction ranges from a grand height of 4 inches to less … Continue reading New second floor exhibition
Next week, the ground floor exhibition gallery will have reduced public hours: Tuesday, March 5: Closed all day Wednesday, March 6: Open 10-4 Thursday, March 7: Open 10-noon Our apologies for the inconvenience. The exhibition will maintain its regular hours on Monday, Friday, and Saturday.
Now open in our ground floor gallery: "Alphabet Magic: A Centennial Exhibition of the Work of Hermann & Gudrun Zapf". The exhibition is open free to the public from 10-5 Monday-Saturday through April 27. 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of both Hermann Zapf and Gudrun Zapf von Hesse. Hermann Zapf’s contribution to … Continue reading New exhibition in our ground floor gallery
Please note: our French Book Arts exhibition will be closing early at 2 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 22 and 23. It will be open the normal 10-5 hours on Thursday and Friday, but will close at noon on Saturday, January 26. Apologies for any inconvenience.
In today's New York Times, you'll find a wonderful profile of the Grolier Club: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/arts/design/book-lovers-grolier-club.html Please enjoy the article--and come visit us!