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The Rare Books Department, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah invites students, faculty, and community members to visit the Special Collections Reading Room (Level 4), where you can hold history in your hands.Click to view slideshow.The rare book collections of nearly 80,000 pieces...

The Practice of Ukiyo-e Woodblock Keiji Shinohara, instructorAugust 5-6 Friday & Saturday, 10:00-6:00 Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, Level 4 Registration for this workshop is closed.Leave the brayers, pallet knives, rag papers, and presses behind, and journey eastward. With brushes and barrens, master printmaker Keiji Shinohara...

“Rare Books helped me develop a different perspective on literary analysis.” – Lyuba Basin (Class of 2015 and graduate student in Comparative Literature/Cultural Studies, The University of Utah)Lyuba Basin, former Rare Books Curator, writes from Argentina, where she is spending eight months on a Fulbright...

Letterpress Printing: Text + Image Crane Giamo, InstructorJune 14—August 2 Tuesdays, 5:00—8:00 Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, Level 4 $340, register here.Get a handle on what it takes to crank out an edition of gorgeous letterpress prints. This active, eight-week class introduces the fundamentals of letterpress, from...