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Re: BOOK_ARTS-L digest 146



>>Resent-Sender: biblio-request@iris.claremont.edu
>>
>>On Fri, 16 Dec 1994, Jamie K. Syer wrote:
>>
>>> I also run a small (_very_ small) letterpress operation in my basement
>>> called the 'Springbank Press' with which I try to recapture some of the
>>> magic and creativity associated with type set and printed by hand.
>>> 
>>> I'd be interested and excited to learn if anyone else in the biblio group
>>> shares these interests.
>>
>>Yes, believe it or not! I have several presses in my house, including an 
>>Improved Pearl press of 1899 and a small Albion press. I print from time 
>>to time, but my main interest is printing history. I have a book 
>>currently in print (_American Iron Hand Presses_) and more to come. What 
>>kind of a press do you have?
>>--Steve Saxe
>>
>> Stephen O. Saxe     sos@westnet.com
>>

I also have an old Pearl, 5x8 floor model, originally treadle but now
motorized, which I use mainly to print enveloppes.

I'm looking for someone who would have knowledge of stereotype casting,
for some badly needed advise.

Marcel

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