The Legacy Press Series: History of Legacy Press

Event Info

This event takes place in-person at Center for Book Arts (28 W 27th St, 3rd Fl) on Monday, July 18 from 6:30–8pm.


The New York Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers in collaboration with Center For Book Arts is presenting The Legacy Press Series. Join us on Monday, July 18th, 2022, 6pm-8pm at the Center For Book Arts where Cathleen A. Baker, founder and owner of The Legacy Press, will kick off the talks with a presentation of her life’s work in the book-arts field, including her current research and The Legacy Press mission. Dr. Baker was paper conservator at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and she was a teacher in the Cooperstown/Buffalo graduate conservation program for 15 years. She is also a well-known researcher, instructor, and author beginning with her publication His Own Labor: The Biography of Dard Hunter (Red Hydra Press and Oak Knoll Press, 2000). Cathy started The Legacy Press in 1997 while getting her MFA in book arts at the University of Alabama, and the Press now offers high-standard publications specializing in the history of printing, paper, and bookbinding, as well as related fields of study.

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