Letterpress now

a DIY guide to new & old printing methods by Jessica White

Publisher: Lark Crafts, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. in Asheville

Written in English
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  • Letterpress printing,
  • CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Printmaking

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJessica White
LC ClassificationsZ252.5.L48 W48 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25223362M
ISBN 109781454703297
LC Control Number2012003892

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She is now serving as Boxcar’s writer-in-residence, travel correspondent, and child watcher. Jasper Kyle is the first Boxcar Baby, born Novem after a whole lot of hard work. His favorite press is the Heidelberg SBB, his favorite ink color is Pantone Purple. Boxcar Press is a proud supporter of letterpress printed short-run books. We offer a 10% discount for fine press work and encourage all printers to explore projects like this. Many printers are first introduced to book printing through their academic experience at college. Typeset on a Linotype in 12 point Garamond. Letterpress printed on Biblio paper with Copperplate paper cover. Hand bound in a limited editions. Now in its second printing. I don’t expect to issue another edition once this second one has sold out. Shipping included in price.

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