A collection of passionate bibliophiles, The Alcuin Society is a non-profit organization supported by people who care about the past, present and future of fine books. Founded in 1965, the society is the only organization in Canada dedicated to the entire range of interests relating to books: publishing, book design and production, bookselling, book buying and collecting, printing, binding, papermaking, calligraphy and illustration.

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  • IMG_5411 A interview with Peter Mitham, editor of Amphora February 16, 2017 - The editor of Amphora Peter Mitham has been interviewed in Welcome to Literary Ashland blog: Peter Mitham’s writing has appeared in more than 80 publications worldwide. Based in Vancouver, Canada, he chronicles news and...
  • art-0374 Sim lecture upcoming for Vancouver Historical Society, February 23, 2017 February 14, 2017 - Alcuin member and supporter Gary Sim is giving an illustrated lecture at the Museum of Vancouver on February 23, titled Early Vancouver Artists. The lecture is hosted by the Vancouver Historical Society, admission is...
  • Art of the Book 2018 CALL FOR ENTRY February 10, 2017 - Art of the Book 2018 is the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG) international juried exhibition of members’ work The exhibition will open in Victoria, British Columbia in August 2018 and travel for two years across Canada. The Call...
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