General Printing

byGlen U. Cleeton, Charles W. PitkinRevised byRaymond L. Cornwell

September 1, 2006|
General Printing by Glen U. Cleeton
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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 PrintingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 11 X 8.25 X 0.47 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 11 X 8.25 X 0.47 inPublished:September 1, 2006Publisher:Liber Apertus PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0978588142

ISBN - 13:9780978588144

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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