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September 11, 2000
CONTACT: Kathryn Davis
(410) 516-8327

"The Book Guys,"
Local Authors, Rare Books and More:
The Peabody Library Antiquarian Book Fair

The George Peabody Library Antiquarian Book Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries, will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, in conjunction with the Baltimore Book Festival. The Peabody Library, located at 17 E. Mount Vernon Place, is one of Baltimore's historic architectural treasures and offers a perfect setting to talk with antiquarian book dealers, shop for rare and collectible editions, and to receive free appraisals of collectible books.

Returning for the second year to Peabody's Antiquarian Book Fair are "The Book Guys," WBJC 91.5 FM's Allan Stypeck and Mike Cuthbert. The duo will appear at the Peabody Library on Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 2:00 p.m. to record two live shows for their nationally syndicated call-in radio program. During the hour prior to the recording session, books brought in by the audience will be reviewed and appraised in order to find materials for the show. The focus of the broadcast will be rare books on music history. "The Book Guys" is broadcast locally at 8 p.m. on Saturdays on WBJC.< p> Throughout the weekend, the Antiquarian Book Fair will also host local authors Stephen Vicchio, John Irwin, Frank Shivers and Miles Harvey as well as experts in book collecting and book preservation. See schedule of events below.

George Peabody Antiquarian Book Fair

Sponsored by the Friends of the
Johns Hopkins University Libraries
17 E. Mt. Vernon Place
September 23-24, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission to all events is free and open to the public.

Saturday, September 23
11:00 to noon Free book appraisals
Conducted by Allan Stypeck and Mike Cuthbert of "The Book Guys."
Noon to 2 p.m. "The Book Guys"
Allan Stypeck and Mike Cuthbert will be recording two shows for their nationally syndicated radio program. Come be part of the audience!
2:30 to 3:15 p.m. John T. Irwin
"Short fiction and poetry: Publishing through a university press"
Presentation and book signing
3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Frank R. Shivers, Jr.
Maryland Wits and Baltimore Bards: A Literary History
Presentation and book signing
4:30 to 5:15 p.m. "How to care for your books"
Presentation by the Preservation Department, Sheridan Libraries of the Johns Hopkins University
5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Free book treatment consultations
Conducted by the Preservation Department, Sheridan Libraries of the Johns Hopkins University.
6:15 to 7 p.m. Music performances
Sunday, September 24
11:00 to noon Free book appraisals
12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Stephen Vicchio
Pieces of an Examined Life
Presentation and book signing
1:30 - 2:15 Miles Harvey
The Island of Lost Maps
Book signing
2:30 to 5 p.m. Peabody Preparatory
Performances by music faculty and students
5 to 6:30 p.m. Music performances

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