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Letterpress Printing

A manual for modern fine press printers

Letterpress Printing

€ 52,50 ( excl. delivery costs )

  • Author(s) :
    Paul Maravelas
  • Year :
    New Castle (DE) 2005
  • Language :
  • Design :
    Design: Will Powers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN :
  • Edition :
    Cloth with dust-jacket
  • Illustration :
    84 black & white illustrations appendices glossary & index

  • Letterpress Printing' is a 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, as well as both Vandercook and Challenger-style hand cylinder presses. Also discussed is how to plan and design projects, how to move presses and equipment, and how to use lead and solvents safely. The book includes one glossary of terms relating to paper, and another glossary relating to printing.

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