Sophie Schneideman: Collecting Private Books

Sophie Schneideman delivered the 2014 Seltzer Memorial Lecture. The international rare book and print dealer and proprietor of Sophie Schneideman Rare Books, delivered a lecture on the topic of ‘Collecting Private Press Books’. The talk reviewed the presses at the core of the movement to reveal not only beautiful works of art in the form of books, but also the commitment to books and art by pioneers of the movement such as William Morris (1834–1896), Emery Walker (1851–1933), Eric Gill (1882–1940) and Robert Gibbings (1889–1958).