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Letterpress publications



This is being forwarded from letpress@UNB.CA and might be of interest to
some. Letpress is a new list for letterpress printing etc.

> > There are two letterpress publications that people on this list
> > should know about, if they don't already: The Printer, and Type and
> > Press.

Yes, sure. They are:

1) The Printer, edited by Michael Phillips, 337 Wilson Street, Box 1402,
Findlay, OH 45840. Telephone: (419) 422-4958.  FAX: (419) 422-2777.
Issued monthly. Rates: 1 year, (12 issues) $20; $35 for two years; $50
for three years. Contains lots of current items of interest to
letterpress printers, and a great many classified ads for presses and
equipment for sale all over the US, Canada, and the UK. A free classified
ad comes with each subscription. Tell Mike that Steve Saxe sent you.

2) Type and Press, edited by Fred Williams, 24667 Heather Court, Hayward,
CA 94545. Issued quarterly. Rates: 1 year (four issues) $4 US, $4.50
Canada, overseas surface mail $5, overseas air $6.25. (Note: these rates
were listed in the fall of 1994; US postal rates have gone up, but I
don't know if they affect Type & Press' prices.) Contains interesting
articles of interest to letterpress printers, and lots of classified ads
for buying & selling presses, type, and equipment. Tell Fred that Steve
Saxe sent you.

While I'm at it: The Letterpress Resource Handbook is available from The
Briar Press, 364 Long Hill Road East, Briarcliff, NY 10510. $15 postpaid
in the US and Canada, $16.50 (US funds) overseas surface. 80 pages, 7 x
9-1/2, paperbound, comb binding . "A comprehensive guide to Letterpress
equipment, supplies, services, associations, schools, and museums."

And, if I may:
Old Type Faces from the Frederic Nelson Phillips Collection of antique,
exotic type faces. 72 pages, 8-1/2 x 8-1/2, paperback. Specimen showings
of several hundred Victorian typefaces, accurately named and fully indexed.
$9 postpaid in US & Canada, $10 (US funds) overseas surface mail from
Steve Saxe, 480 Rosedale Ave., White Plains, NY 10605.

--Steve

 Stephen O. Saxe     sos@westnet.com

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