Biennales Mondiales de la reliure d'Art en Vallée de Chevreuse

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Registration stipulations

Each participant (professional binder or amateur) of any nationality, undertakes to bind the book :

"L'AIGUILLE CREUSE" (The hollow needle) by Maurice Leblanc

With 3 original illustrations and a frontispiece by Jean-Louis Zirnhelt

Edition limited to 800 copies, all numbered. Book (168 pages) furnished in the form of 21 sections (+ two  blank), measuring 280 x 190 mm, letterpress printing on 160 gr Arches vellum.

Fee : 130 €, including :  registration for the competition, providing the book, insertion (with photo) in the catalogue, sending back the book after the exhibition.

For Bookbinding schools, courses and associations : 117 € for orders beyond 10 books

Only the participants whose bindings are shown at the exhibition get an official diploma and a free catalogue, as well as free entrance for 2.

The bindings are to be sent before May 15, 2013, with the registration form that you will receive at beginning 2013. The Jury will meet in June 2013 and the participants will all receive the results in early July and on our Website.

Books whose author could be recognized will be shown at the exhibition, but excluded from the competition.