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A Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference

Registration is now open for the annual A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference.

The conference will take place on Friday, March 23, with an opening session in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections of the Harold B. Lee Library.

For over a decade the conference has welcomed book collectors to meet, share, and learn from each other along side curators and book dealers. It is a rare opportunity to be up close or even hands on with unique materials from private collections and items from the vaults of BYU.

Seminars featured in this year’s conference include:

We ♥ Little Women: 150 Years of Publishing and Design History

Mormon Hymnals

Noble Fragments: Collecting Leaf Books

Early Utah Paper

More than Green Jell-O and Funeral Potatoes: Collecting LDS Recipes and Cookbooks

The Vices and Virtues of Mormon Fiction

Bazaar Exhibit Gallery Stroll

Thomas Exhibit Gallery Stroll

Collecting, Preserving, and Inspiring: L. Tom Perry Special Collections

The History of the Doctrine and Covenants

This year the conference welcomes  special guests, Peter and Donna Thomas.

The Thomas’ have been making fine press and artist’s books for over 4 decades.

To learn more about the conference or to register visit https://adlbc2018.com/.