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LETTERPRESS PRINTING, A MANUAL FOR MODERN FINE PRESS PRINTERS. Paul Maravelas

LETTERPRESS PRINTING, A MANUAL FOR MODERN FINE PRESS PRINTERS.

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, (2010). 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 220 pages. Reprint of the 2006 first edition. Letterpress Printing is the comprehensive sourcebook for beginning and intermediate letterpress printers. Using clear explanations of technical terms and more than 80 illustrations, the manual describes presses, ink, paper, press operation, type and photopolymer plates. The book shows how to set up and run small and large platen presses, and Vandercook and Challenge-style..... READ MORE

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Contents

List of Figures Vll 

Acknowledgements x 

Preface xi

Letterpress Printing 3  2 

Measurement  8
  
Type & Typographical Printing Surfaces  13 

Setting Type by Hand  27

Proofing Type  43

Stonework & Lockup  45

Cleaning & Distributing Type  56

Press Operation  58

General Workings: Cylinder Press  62 
General 
Workings: Platen Press  71 
Troubleshooting the 
Printed Image  81 

Printing Presses  83

Recommended Presses  93

Ink & Rollers  111

Paper  120

Hand Washing & Clothing 132 Editing,  137
Orthography, & Proofreading Planning 
the Project  134