General Printing: An Illustrated Guide to Letterpress Printing

By: Glen U. Cleeton; Charles W. Pitkin; Raymond L. Cornwell

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General Printing is a comprehensive guide to letterpress printing. With 300 photos and 140 illustrations, it offers detailed step-by-step visual instruction. Key topics include: handsetting type, taking proofs, mitering rules, locking up a form, adding packing and make-ready, feeding a platen press, advanced composition, design, typography, and tricks of the trade. "The best all-around introductory book for traditional letterpress printing, this manual is profusely illustrated with detailed and useful photographs and should occupy a prominent place on the shelf of every letterpress printer. It will serve as the next best thing to an apprenticeship at the feet of a master printer, and is certain to be used as a handy reference throughout your printing journey." --David S. Rose, Introduction to Letterpress Printing

Title: General Printing: An Illustrated Guide to Letterpress Printing

Author Name: Glen U. Cleeton; Charles W. Pitkin; Raymond L. Cornwell

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Publisher: Liber Apertus Press:

ISBN Number: 0978588142

ISBN Number 13: 9780978588144

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: New

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