William Morris: The Art of the Book Reception & Lecture: Sept. 21, 6-8 p.m.

William Morris & the Art of the Book: The Private Library of Jack Walsdorf,
August 26 – October 14

See exhibit photos and
read more about Jack Walsdorf’s William Morris collection!

Tacoma, Wash. –The Collins Memorial Library and the University of Puget Sound are honored to display portions of the private collection of Jack Walsdorf from August 26 – October 13, 2011. Lecture and Reception will take place in Collins Memorial Library, at University of Puget Sound, on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 6-8 p.m. Reception in exhibit space 6-7 p.m. followed by lecture by Jack Walsdorf, 7-8 p.m., in room 020:“Collecting William Morris: Again, and Again and Again”.

Walsdorf can be described as antiquarian bookman, lecturer, former member of The Grolier Club, and author of more than a dozen books relating to the history of printing and bibliography. He is one of the nation’s leading authorities on William Morris and the work of the Kelmscott Press. His love of books, libraries and reading is summed up in his own words, “A personal library, made up of hundreds, or even thousands of highly selected books, is one of life’s great pleasures.”

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