Category Archives: Elisabeth Schyberg ’14

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England trip!

Where to even begin? England was gorgeous, although rainy, and the time went by so fast. Aside from the research, I saw some fabulous medieval castles and churches, Virginia Woolf’s house, many historical sites that are somewhat of a blur, … Continue reading

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To England!

…and Norway and France! In 4 days I’ll be leaving for England for the more exciting part of my summer research. I’ll be there for 3 weeks, with one weekend in Norway and the next in France. My research will … Continue reading

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San Francisco Center for the Book

The last two weeks of research have been fairly relaxed: no press visits or library excursions for a while. But yesterday I had the opportunity to take an introductory letterpress printing class at the San Francisco Center for the Book, … Continue reading

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Books with Legs

Another week of research done, this one incorporating visits to three presses and one library. The presses: Iota Press, in Sebastopol; Peter Koch, Printers, in Berkeley; and Flying Fish Press, also in Berkeley. The library: The Bancroft Library at UC … Continue reading

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Eschewing e-books

My mom likes to tell me that I’m a minimalist, except when it comes to one thing: books. So fittingly, my 2012┬ásummer research project is about the physical book, specifically the intersection between digital publishing (read: e-books) and fine press … Continue reading

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