Posts Tagged ‘Grolier Club’

October 22

“You owe nothing to books; but books will give you, in the future, a lasting glory.” So wrote Erasmus of Rotterdam to Jean Grolier, Knight, Lord Viscount of Aguisy, who died this day in 1565. The truth of the statement by the great humanist has been borne out in the four hundred years since Grolier’s [...]

April 19

“It is one of the more felicitous privileges of the bookman’s life to meet in this hall. In the sixty-odd years of the Grolier Club’s existence, it has made a distinguished name for itself as an association of book collectors and book makers. And I think it is sometimes overlooked that without book makers, that [...]