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Proofreader's Marks

Years ago, as editor of a local monthly chemical society publication, I would mark corrections for each issue on galley proofs and return them to the printer by driving into Wilmington late at night on deserted streets. 412 more words

History

The Art of Letterpress

Something warm for your Friday as we ease into Spring (some of us slower than others). The Folio Society’s Stan Lane explains the joys of Letterpress printing, the human aspect and the pleasure of craftsmanship: 11 more words

Technology

I Repeat You

I made this small letterpress book of a single poem by Ingrid Jonker a few months ago but didn’t post it to this blog because I used blind runs on the press (on the cover and title page) which is a subtle effect leaving the impression without ink and I didn’t think my camera would pick up the detail. 152 more words

Poetry

Visiting Artist In Residence Jennifer Farrell from Starshaped Press March 20th-23rd

Friday, March 20
Artist’s Talk 6:30pm
Book Launch Party 7:30pm

Antique Methods, Modern Design: Letterpress in the 21st Century
Starshaped Press Artist’s Talk and Book Release Party… 199 more words

"Alphabet of Sorts" is Underway

Alphabet of Sorts is a collaboration between Starshaped press in Chicago and Wells College Press here in Aurora-On-Cayuga NY. The Alphabet of Sorts book is now printed and binding has begun! 113 more words

WoW! This is Letterpress -- A Labor of Love Love Love

I love this article from the New York Times last week:

SAN MARCOS, TEX. — On the day before New Year’s Eve, after making the 19-hour drive to Texas from Wisconsin, the writer and artisan… 207 more words

Letterpress Printing

Ten Years: Pondering a Decade of a Press

Last night I had the very great privilege to speak to the Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild on the origins of the Press. 346 more words

Letterpress Printing